Beautiful Small Apartment Design Ideas. For some ideas neat design small apartment, you have to look at the small apartment 365 sqft Sweden. The most interesting detail is how they used the opening in the wall between the kitchen and living space to create unconventional dining room. They set up two shelves on either side of the wall plus a few benches and there you have it. A perfect way to connect the two spaces, achieve a semi open flow, maximizing function while saving space. Best of all it seems simple enough idea, one that could potentially inspire a possible DIY project? The remaining space is beautiful, too. They layout is very easy and simple. The decor is modern and elegant with a cool color scheme that enlarges the small space.