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Micro Kitchen Concept for Small Urban Dwellings

A new prototype by GE Monogram, unveiled at Dwell on Design 2014, rethinks appliance design for the small-space era. See the micro kitchen concept, plus other appliances designed for the compact kitchen of the future, here. Designed for a new wave of small urban dwellings, both for millennials and those looking to downsize, the GE Micro Kitchen concept is meant to be a “major shift” in appliance design, according to

HGTV Design Blog – Design Happens

Let’s play a game: Guess whether the appliance in the photo above is a dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, microwave, sink, or oven. Would you believe me if I told you it was each and every one of those? Well, meet GE’s micro-kitchen, an innovative appliance designed to house all of your kitchen needs in a compact stylish unit. At first glance, the micro-kitchen looks like it came straight out of a

5 Space Maximizing Ideas from a Manhattan Micro Loft

Project by: Specht Harpman Architects Location: New York City, New York From the designers: Located at the top of a six-story brownstone on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, this apartment had a tiny footprint – just 425 square feet—over three different levels. However, the space stretched vertically for approximately 25 feet. The previous spatial arrangement was so awkward that there wasn’t even a reasonable place to locate a bed or a

36 Sqm Micro Apartment Interior with Space Saving Furniture Idea

36 sqm or 390 sqf micro apartment interior completed with space saving furniture that can slide to reveal its usefulness. In this micro apartment interior, one area can transform into 3 different areas with motorized sliding storage furniture as the key. Those areas are living, workspace, and bedroom. The motorized sliding storage furniture is containing television, audio, and storage. In the daytime, a living area exists with sofa completed with

micro-apartments ideas

Zoku Amsterdam is a new type of hotel promoting the concept of a spacious micro-apartment for global nomads. Designed by Concrete Architectural Associates, The Zoku Loft offers a spacious experience in a room of at least 25 square meters. According to the project developers, “it provides a stylish and spatial feel due to its flexible interior with a focus on the living and working space instead of the sleeping area.”

This Award-Winning Micro-Housing Design Is Inspired by Bubble Tea

A 120-square-foot nook is nobody’s dream apartment. A new housing development in Seoul built around such tiny units might, in fact, cause some folks nightmares. Yet the Songpa Micro-Housing project could totally work for people who don’t mind the prospect of living as if they were suspended in a giant vat of bubble tea. At least, I think that’s the metaphor Single Speed Design Architecture + Urbanism (SsD) was going

Take That, Tokyo! San Francisco Approves 220-Square-Foot ‘Micro-Apartments’

If you live in San Francisco, chances are you already feel like you’re living in a closet. But soon the city’s smallest living spaces will likely be tiny enough to fit in a compact one-car garage. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors tentatively approved Tuesday a trial run of 220-square-foot “micro-apartments” — carefully designed compact living spaces that have become all the rage in urban development. Pending ratification and mayoral approval

This Award-Winning Micro-Housing Design Is Inspired by Bubble Tea

A 120-square-foot nook is nobody’s dream apartment. A new housing development in Seoul built around such tiny units might, in fact, cause some folks nightmares. Yet the Songpa Micro-Housing project could totally work for people who don’t mind the prospect of living as if they were suspended in a giant vat of bubble tea. At least, I think that’s the metaphor Single Speed Design Architecture + Urbanism (SsD) was going

Zmianatematu by xm3

The timber stalactites of an undulating cave-like ceiling bear down around the bar of a coffee shop in Łódź, Poland. Light bulbs dangle from between the curved plywood ribs of the Zmianatematu cafe, which was designed by Polish architects xm3. Shelves are slotted between ridges in the wall, behind a bar that is also made from the ribbed timber. Patches of plaster are visible on walls, which are intentionally left