Dawn Thomas is nurse by day and dorm makeover magician by night. After sending two of her own daughters through college at Ole Miss, she’d learned all the tricks to whipping up stylish, pint-sized rooms in a flash. Soon her friends began calling and After 5 Designs was born, aptly named because the design work starts after 5pm, when she has left the hospital. Take a look at some of our favorite wow-worthy dorm room design ideas.
A small rug and edited seating group create a mini living room in cramped quarters. Low-scale furniture like an upholstered backless bench and stools maximize seating without overwhelming a tight space.
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