Name: Cindy Zhang
Location: Soma — San Francisco, California
Size: 232 square feet
Years lived in: Rented less than 1 year
Finding a nice, affordable apartment has become a challenge for anyone moving to San Francisco. When Cindy moved in 2016 from San Diego, she was super happy to find a cute little Studio in the hip neighborhood of Soma. A mix of new buildings and old warehouses, housing mostly start-ups, Soma is quickly becoming a residential neighborhood.
Cindy’s studio shows you don’t have to live in a huge space to live comfortably. She drew inspiration from Scandinavian design, contemporary typography and vintage posters to decorate her small home. But she also heavily considered furniture shapes and sizes to complement the layout of her studio; Cindy’s small studio actually feels quite spacious. And she’s carved out dedicated areas for work, relaxing, hosting friends, and even for her beloved piano. Besides working at Pinterest, she is also a proud member of the band Mino .
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