Författare: Katarina

Usage of our livingspace

Skärmavbild 2015-01-25 kl. 15.15.02

This image is taken from an article in a Wall Street Journal article about the book “Life at Home in the 21st Century.” The group at UCLA that is responsible for the book followed 32 middle class Los Angeles families…

Futuristic Living

With the help of movable walls and smart solutions architect Gary Chang managed to create many different rooms in this small apartment in Hong Kong. There are clearly several useful ideas in the concept.

Oldtimes Multifunctional furniture


An American (Massachusetts) Chair-table from 1650-1700 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – The circular back of this chair can be folded down to rest upon the arms, forming a table. Furniture was designed to save space during…

DIY Garden Tower Planter


At the blog RemoveandReplace.com this supernice idea and DYIproject was presented. This Garden tower, attractive trellises, planting boxes and other gardening structuresand more are found with blueprints here. At RemoveandReplace we can read how to make this planter for compact…

A compact and multifunctional studio

In Tel Aviv Israeli architects Raanan Stern and Shany Tal redesigned this small apartment to become a multifunctional studio. The workspace is just 20 square meters (215 square feet) in size, but manages to fit in a host of storage options, as well as a hidden bed.

From Apartment to a Studio Workspace in Tel Aviv http://humble-homes.com/apartment-studio-workspace-tel-aviv/


One wall of the studio is dedicated entirely to storage, with cabinets from the floor to the ceiling. Take a closer look and se more photos at http://humble-homes.com/apartment-studio-workspace-tel-aviv/


The storage cabinets

Nice solution for compact apartement

I found this nice solution for a one room apartement at www.houzz.com. It´s a really nice apartment at 650 square feet but feels much bigger. The architec is Robert Garneau at Studio Garneau, an award winning architecture and design firm based in New York…

Build a bed with storage

Photo and description on http://www.ikeahackers.net/2012/09/faktum-cabinets-double-bed.html

A bed, diy-built, with IKEAs cabinets underneath gives you a big space for storage. build  This bed is stable and built with 120 wide but you can buld with an other dept of the cabinets to get an other size…

Kitchen Island easy built

Easy built Kitchen Island. Built with IKEAs Expedit. Really easymade and it looks nice to. This kitchen island idea comes from the site http://www.ikeahackers.net. I have been writing about  them severel times here and it is a relly good place to…