Tag "stylish"

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

Micro Apartments: 15 Inspirational Tiny Spaces

Could you live in a teeny-tiny apartment barely bigger than the living room of most suburban homes? If your answer is an automatic no, give these 15 well-designed micro apartments a gander. Architects make the most of small spaces using lofts, ultra-compact staircases, slide-outs and multipurpose furniture. You might be surprised how much you can fit into 300 square feet or less – and wait until you see how people

Small Apartment Makeover

New York is known for it’s small apartments. Luckily, a lack of space doesn’t have to cramp your style. Our clients Natasha & Rob prove that it’s possible to live well in the tiniest of spaces – 350 square feet, to be exact. All it take is a little creativity. Full of clever solutions, their teeny-tiny East Village apartment boasts a full size gourmet kitchen, a bathroom, bedroom, two closets, a washer/dryer, and a

24 Small Spaces with Wonderful Maximalist Decorating

Architectural Digest highlights the deep tone-on-tone blues in Todd Alexander Romano’s posh Upper East Side 600-square-foot studio, where the designer revels in his expansive city views and Albers tetraptych. A sleeping nook is set into a closet in this 500-square-foot Pacific Heights, San Francisco “alcove” studio over at Apartment Therapy. Interiors expert and writer Rita Konig brings a touch of the English countryside to The Selby, by way of her

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.”

Micro-Apartments: Living in Less Than 300 Square Feet

Peter Miller is searching for the number. Not the number of days he’s lived at Seattle’s Footprint Wallingford — he just moved in the previous Saturday. And not how much he’s paying in rent — that’s $950 a month. Miller is searching for the size of his new apartment. After checking the classified ad and the lease, he realizes the square footage is nowhere to be found. “I looked at a place

The Opera Trailer by Axel Enthoven is a Stylish Way to Travel

  The Opera trailer will change the way you look at folding campers. Designed by Axel Enthoven, it looks like an overlapping domed tent—an opera house actually, and the Sydney Opera House to be exact. Not only is the exterior aesthetically pleasing, the interior is as well, with sleek finishes, a wine cabinet, an espresso bar, two luxury beds, and an enclosed teak veranda. You don’t normally see fashionable folding

Tiny/Small House Utopian Community In Quebec

The HMG team and its partners have brought together experts in landscape architecture, permaculture, horticulture, agronomy, non-timber forest products and mycology. Together they are developing edible and sustainable landscaping within the P3D. Residents can then enjoy easy and convenient access to a source of natural food, presenting a significant opportunity for people to reduce their grocery expenses. Lantier is a small town, one hour north of Montreal. It is well

International Traveller Magazine

The rise of the micro hotel is bringing a new level of attention to detail, and gorgeous design, to the whole pay and stay experience. Here, our top three three-room hotels. The Oyster Inn (theoysterinn.co.nz) on Waiheke Island, a ferry ride from Auckland, is low on pretention and high on looks, modelled on the quintessential New Zealand holiday home, the bach. The canary yellow colour scheme, from the combi van

20 Smart Micro House Design Ideas That Maximize Space

  There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses. It’s basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into as little space as possible. There are some very inspiring designs out there and we made it our mission to find them. Here’s what we came up with. 14 sqm tiny cottage. This tiny cottage is located in Lauttasaari, Finland and it