Compact Envy

The aesthetic appeal of small space living
Implications - Limited living space has gone from being a gruesome necessity to being a chic design war in which home owners compete to create the most of their compact interiors. From faux chandelier wall decals to transformer furniture, this design niche for limited space has unlimited potential, with the added benefit of reducing personal carbon footprints.
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Beds on Ceilings - Bedup by Decadrages
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Beds on Ceilings
Bedup by Decadrages
As more people than ever are moving to the cities, they're having to deal with small space living. If you keep your mind open to creativity, you can come up with some really ingenious uses of space. French… [More]
Adhesive Wall Art - Vinyl Wall Graphics by Single Stone Studios
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Adhesive Wall Art
Vinyl Wall Graphics by Single Stone Studios
Designer Sheller Howard of Cincinnati, Ohio runs Single Stone Studios which specializes in high-quality vinyl wall graphics. Wall decals are one of the hottest trends in decorating. The financial investment… [More]
Modern Tokyo Compact Housing - Architecture by Yasuhiro Yamashita
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Modern Tokyo Compact Housing
Architecture by Yasuhiro Yamashita
This super-compact, modern Tokyo home is a great example of how you can utilize a small piece of land in an urban setting. The Japanese house is sitting on a corner lot, no bigger than 25 x 25 feet.… [More]
Ingenious Flat Pack Furniture - Small Space Living Made Eco-Easy
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Ingenious Flat Pack Furniture
Small Space Living Made Eco-Easy
Flat pack furniture is exactly what it sounds like: furniture that starts out entirely as sheets of wood, metal or even cardboard. There is a range of home decor items and furnishing availabe in... [More]
Nano Design - Small Space Living
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Hot 23,207 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 07
Nano Design
Small Space Living
As homes and condos get smaller, architects and interior designers are having to think up new ways to maximize living spaces. Just because a space is small, doesn't mean it can't be chic. The Bangkok Post… [More]
Small Space Concept Kitchen - Silverline by Cupboard Doubles as Table
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Small Space Concept Kitchen
Silverline by Cupboard Doubles as Table
Fevzi Karaman, a Turkish design student, created this small space concept kitchen which won a prize in design. Completely self contained, sleekly designed, with deco design influences, the work space… [More]
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