Studio apartments can be economical housing options for singletons and great part-time retreats for out-of-towners looking for a getaway in the city. The big drawback, though, is not having a room of one’s own, a place to work or study or sleep or meditate. In a studio apartment, you have to figure out how to do all of that—plus cook and entertain—in just one room. To maximize the efficiency of a studio apartment, it's vital to make a floor plan. A sketch that identifies specific areas for specific activities will help you know exactly what you need to make the studio work for you, and it will also help you avoid clutter. Is there a studio apartment in your future? If so, you'll want to take advantage of vertical space, invest in multipurpose furniture, get creative with storage solutions, and take a peek at this collection of well-planned, stylish studio apartments we’ve put together for inspiration.