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Advances in small space innovation reflect increasing urbinization trends

Implications - As people move into metropolitan cores, and architects are forced to build upward, people are needing to adapt to smaller living spaces. To ease the transition of shifting to more compact home environments, architects and designers are innovating interior layouts as well as creating adaptable furnishing.
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Ingenious Flat Pack Furniture
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
Mural Dishwashers
Mural Dishwashers
Horizontal Design Hangs On Wall
Tired of unloading the dishwasher when the dishes are clean? A totally new dishwasher concept designed by Marie-Christine Lacasse and Marie Claude Savard, and unveiled at the University of Quebec in Montreal… MORE
Small Space Utilization
Small Space Utilization
Zeitraum Unveils New Guest Bed
Zeitraum has transformed an old concept into a new handsome design. Two beds are stack without any mechanical devices. At first glance it might be taken for a sofa. But this guest bed is perfect for those… MORE
Kitchens in Boxes
Kitchens in Boxes
MiniKitchen by Boffi
This is the perfect kitchen solution for small apartments or dorm rooms. The Minikitchen by Boffi is a re-issue of the visionary 1966 Minikitchen design by Joe Colombo: a mobile kitchen block of only half… MORE
All in One Furniture
All in One Furniture
The Unit Has A Kitchen, Table, Fridge & Bathtub
The motivation behind designer's Philippe Malouin's The Unit is the fact that the average European flat ranges from 30 to 50 square meters. Since space has become a luxury, the furniture must be ultra… MORE
Small Space Concept Kitchen
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
Furniture For Small Space Living
Furniture For Small Space Living
The Pivot Table
Small space dwellers sometimes space out over not having enough space. Follow? That's why this piece of furniture is particularly intriguing. The Pivot Table takes up a relatively small space, but has… MORE
Wall-Mounted Kettles
Wall-Mounted Kettles
If you’ve mentally mapped out your futuristic dream kitchen, the Diamantine is a must-have to add to your list. The wall-mounted kettle was designed specifically for small-space living, eliminating the… MORE
Wall-Mounted DVD Players for Small Space Living
Wall-Mounted DVD Players for Small Space Living
Due for release next month is LG's DVS450H DVD player, a stylish accessory that can be mounted on your wall either horizontally or vertically. South Korean LG Electronics has come up with something really… MORE
Moving Kitchens
Moving Kitchens
Futuristic Small Space Function
This future kitchen concept is so mind boggling. Designed by Aslihan Yilmaz, of Turkey, for the 2008 X-08 National Kitchen Design, this kitchen has everything you can possibly want. It's completely foldable… MORE
Storage Furniture for Small Spaces
Storage Furniture for Small Spaces
Storable Table Features Integrated Shelves
What I love about the Storable Table design concept is that not only does it spare you from having a separate shelving unit to store food items, it also keeps things organized at the reach of your hand… MORE

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