Category: Small Space

a clever, high functioning kitchen that will turn your head

a clever, high functioning kitchen that will turn your head | @meccinteriors | design bites

Merging clever functionality and high utility into a sleek, compact style, the Kitch’ T features cooking, refrigerating, storage, and seating. Created by Dsignedby, Kitch’ T has simple, side-mounted water and electrical connections and the entire unit is designed for easy movement from one living space to another. Though compact – it measures 365x92x90cm – Kitch’ …

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high style in a sophisticated tiny lithuanian apartment

high style in a sophisticated tiny lithuanian apartment | @meccinteriors | design bites

Small spaces need not feel cramped or utilitarian; they can absolutely exude style and sophistication. This 49-square-meter apartment in Lithuania designed by Interjero Architektūra is proof that careful planning and furniture selection and placement can make even the smallest of spaces feel spacious and comfortable. The apartment is an eclectic mix of modern, vintage, and …

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tiny home features that will easily solve your space problems

tiny home features that will easily solve your space problems | @meccinteriors | design bites

Fantastic solutions for making small spaces more livable and functional are not new, but with the rise in shoebox apartments and tiny homes, there are certainly more available within a wider price range. Creative types are continually developing more ideas, as well, which are easily shared through a multitude of social media channels for inspiration. …

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it’s a tiny but luxurious eco-friendly prefab you’ll love

it's a tiny but luxurious eco-friendly prefab you'll love | @meccinteriors | design bites

Waterhaus is a 450 square foot prefab tiny house that is both stunning and sustainable. Designed by GreenPod Development, the home is made to be eco-friendly using a number of sustainable and energy efficient elements. Waterhaus feels surprisingly spacious considering its small footprint and, as the floorplan shows, there is plenty of opportunity for customisation …

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make the most of vertical spaces with ladders

make the most of vertical spaces with ladders | @meccinteriors | design bites | photo: Alec Hemer

To compensate for smaller or more narrow spaces, many builders are offering height to create volume and spaciousness. While higher ceilings can fulfill both of those goals, and perhaps even provide more natural light thanks to taller windows, they can also create challenges in terms of storage and scale. Instead of ignoring the gift of …

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save space + wow! with the revolutionary y-kitchen

save space + wow! with the revolutionary y-kitchen | @meccinteriors | design bites

The Y-Kitchen, designed by architect Michael Hilgers for Ballerina-Küchen, is a contemporary — and literal — interpretation of the “kitchen hub.” Instead of a typical “I” or “L” kitchen island, the “Y” is a tripartite island. Whether it’s placed freely in the room or docked with a leg on the wall, the compact Y concept …

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designing better micro apartments by living in them

designing better micro apartments by living in them | @meccinteriors | design bites

Knowledge comes with experience. While the creatives designing micro apartments and tiny homes continue to develop an inventory of increasingly clever solutions to make small spaces both highly functional and comfortable, the real knowledge and best solutions come from living in the spaces themselves. Graham Hill, a real-estate developer and founder of both Treehugger and …

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save significant space with bedroom trundle solutions

save significant space with bedroom trundle solutions | @meccinteriors | design bites

Tiny spaces are everywhere and it can be a real struggle to figure out where to place some of the necessities, let alone accents and accessories. Beds take up a rather significant amount of floor space. We’ve looked at convertible interiors, elevator beds, and Murphy beds in the past, but have you considered the trundle …

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expand your storage with flex solutions from +stage

expand your storage with flex solutions from +stage | @meccinteriors | design bites

The demands on and of your home change constantly. Wouldn’t it be great if your furniture was flexible enough to adapt to those changing needs without needing to be regularly replaced? In developing +STAGE, Poggenpohl offers both flexibility and distinctiveness; “the individual functional areas dissociate to form separate elements.” Excerpted from Poggenpohl: Activities formerly carried …

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a thoughtful union of classic parisian architecture and angles

a thoughtful union of classic parisian architecture and angles | @meccinteriors | design bites

Many older residential buildings in Paris are blessed with gorgeous architectural details: high ceilings, tall windows, and plaster ceiling details. Space, however, tends to be at a premium, so an apartment boasting 861-square-feet is relatively large. Studio Razavi stepped in to help a young couple bring a very contemporary, almost futuristic interpretation to functional living …

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