A (Very) Alternative Small Space Solution


When you live in a small home, you always hear the same advice: Pare down your belongings and invest in storage to hide everything else away. Clutter, it's presumed, will make the space feel claustrophobic.

But Ryan Korban, a 25-year-old interior designer, has taken the opposite approach. Korban, who has designed the homes of actor James Franco and fashion designer Alexander Wang (a close friend), turned his 400 square foot SoHo apartment into a cave-like menagerie.

"When I see a minimalist apartment, I always think 'But where's their stuff?,'" Korban told The Wall Street Journal.

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