College Swag

Don’t let small quarters cramp your style. Follow these 12 design tips to turn your room into a colorful, unique and functional space you’ll love to live in.

Book ’Em
These adorable balloon-animal-shaped bookends  will keep your heavy-duty chemistry and physics texts in place on your desk.Purple Big Top Bookends ($45 each; purehome.com)

Small Wonder
Keep a stash of energy drinks and snacks handy in this minifridge for those late-night cram sessions.
Retro Cooler ($129; pbteen.com)

Plugged In
These 7-inch bed risers increase storage space and also feature two 110-volt power outlets and twin 5-volt DC USB outlets for convenient charging.
Power Bed Risers ($29.99 for a set of 4; bedbathandbeyond.com)

Read more in the September 2014 issue of EBONY Magazine.

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