Tip #4 There are some benefits to living in a studio: You learn to buy less, manage clutter better, and revisit high-school geometry whenever you want to rearrange. The downside? You're living in one. Single. Room. Before you go stir crazy, let smart storage solutions divide the room for you. In this case, a bookcase does double-duty by creating a living room wall of sorts; behind it, a floor-to-ceiling open wardrobe creates a bedroom boundary and expands closet space.