While the thought of dividing a small studio into even smaller compartments may strike fear into the hearts of many apartment dwellers, there may come a time when the need for privacy and the longing for a “grownup” home wins out. If you’re caught between a studio in a city you love and the kind of multi-bedroom house suburban dreams are made of, these simple room dividers could be all the compromise you need. Hey, backyards are overrated anyway. Above: This hip loft in L.A.
Name: Sydney Callands and my dog IvyLocation: Upper West Side — New York City, New York Type of home: Basement Brownstone ApartmentSize: 350 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, renting Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: Whenever I move to a new place, I put a lot of thought into how I want to decorate because I like for my home to be my sanctuary. My home is my happy space and so cozy.