Perfect Studio Apartments That Will Make You Rethink One-Room Living

04/03/2015 02:48 pm ET | Updated Jun 02, 2015

By Jessica Chia for DETAILS.

One-room-fits-all flats so attractive you'll change your size-ist ways. You'll wish you lived here.


This impossibly small NYC studio makes up for a shortage of square footage with impeccable design details like stained white-oak flooring, custom lacquer cabinets, and a glass-tile backsplash.


Location: Sunlit midtown studio in New York City
Price: $715,000
Size: 448 square feet
Listing: Stribling


This isn't just any well-dressed New York studio--it was designed by award-winning architect Rick Joy, who dreamed up stunning contemporary spaces like the Amangiri resort in Utah. Here, you'll find high ceilings, white-washed Dinesen Douglas Fir-plank floors, custom soundproofing, and oversize windows looking out over Sixth Avenue.


Location: Fully furnished Chelsea studio in New York City
Price: $1,880,000
Size: 942 square feet
Listing: Town


Floor-to-ceiling windows, a roomy rooftop terrace, a parking spot on the ground level, and, you know, living in London.


Location: Ladbroke Grove flat in London
Price: $1,033,294
Size: 542 square feet
Listing: Strutt & Parker


You really can't beat the view, but this stark white studio has a few more tricks up its sleeve, including a Jacuzzi tub and steam shower to help you decompress. Home sweet home, indeed.


Location: Monochromatic Grenelle flat in Paris
Price: $3,379,927
Size: 894 square feet
Listing: Daniel Feau

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