Compact Envy (UPDATE)

Increased population density spurs space-saving home furnishings
Implications - Global population growth and expansion has made space-conscious designs increasingly necessary. Construction on compact abodes is rising, thereby increasing the necessity and desire for compressed (but still luxurious) home furnishings to maximize precious square feet.
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Mild Top 5 Examples: 196,174 Total Clicks Jan 09 - Oct 09
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Small-Space Architecture - The Angular and Super-Compact '63.02 House' in Japan
SCORE: 5.7
Hot 57,374 Clicks Pub: Jan 4, 09
Small-Space Architecture
The Angular and Super-Compact '63.02 House' in Japan
The '63.02 House' is another small home design in Japan. The descriptive name of the project, which describes the angle of the dwelling in relation to the street, is located in Nakana, Tokyo. The angular… [More]
Expanding Modular Seating - Phil Crook's Compact Sofa System Slides Out Into Chairs for Company
SCORE: 6
Warm 72,655 Clicks Pub: Jul 19, 09
Expanding Modular Seating
Phil Crook's Compact Sofa System Slides Out Into Chairs for Company
Phil Crook’s Compact Sofa System solves the condo conundrum of whether to keep extra seating on hand for guests or to save space and risk having no place for guests to sit. The Compact Sofa System starts… [More]
Compact Kitchen Innovations - Rendez-Vous From Electrolux Opens Up Cuisine
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 37,869 Clicks Pub: May 21, 09
Compact Kitchen Innovations
Rendez-Vous From Electrolux Opens Up Cuisine
Thanks to the Rendez-Vous designed by Electrolux, guests can be entertained in new innovative space-saving kitchens. There is never enough room in the kitchen, and most of the time guests are left unattended… [More]
Balcony Barbecues - The Plek 66 Barbecue is a Compact Grill for City Dwellers
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 14,551 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 09
Balcony Barbecues
The Plek 66 Barbecue is a Compact Grill for City Dwellers
The Plek 66 Barbecue system from Rocal is a compact grill that can be mounted on your balcony wall. This barbecue is a city and condo dwellers dream as it can fit perfectly onto any sized balcony and… [More]
Compact Sink Latrines - This Eco-Friendly Toilet Sink Combo System Does it All
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 13,725 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 09
Compact Sink Latrines
This Eco-Friendly Toilet Sink Combo System Does it All
At the London Design Festival, designer Roca revealed this amazing multi-tasking toilet sink combo system, the W + W (washbasin + watercloset). High-design meets eco-friendly waste and water management… [More]