How a Photographer Transformed a Tiny, Oddly Shaped Rental Into a Welcoming Home

“It’s like a square with one side chopped at a diagonal with a microscopic hallway and bathroom tacked onto the top.” Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

I recently stopped by photographer Stephen Kent Johnson’s gemlike apartment, where I learned that even the most awkward of spaces can be completely transformed  — if you’ve got an eye — with just a few coats of blue paint and some yogurt-maker jars from eBay.

How a Photographer Transformed a Tiny Rental