Aside from being practical, studio lofts have a cool factor like no other.
What we love about this Maui home of interior-designer-turned-Pandeia-founder Kelsi Vande Velden is it's filled with small-space secrets. "Reimagine the possibilities, and make a floor plan to identify the 'dead spaces' that could be better used. In my house, I removed shelves and a door to turn a closet into a foyer," she advises. "Take advantage of the height of a room; mirrors and light colors will make any space feel larger." We agree!