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Standing Long-Legged Closets

'Stork' is a Stylish Alternative Storage Method for Compact Spaces

— August 29, 2017 — Art & Design
Urban apartments continue to grow smaller, forcing inhabitants and designers to turn to alternative storage methods in order to resolve the issues surrounding compact living. Stork stands as an example of that concept, offering users an elegant piece of furniture that caters to a variety of needs. The long-legged design stands tall, serving as a makeshift closet for those who don't have one. Clothes can hang from embedded hooks without touching the floor, while the wooden basket on top provides a space for folded sweaters, pants, books or other miscellaneous items.

The furniture stand was handmade with walnut wood, offering a subtle and elegant piece that can blend into its surroundings. Stork was made as a space that grants quick access to everyday clothing items with a design that complements any room in the home.
Trend Themes
1. Alternative Storage Methods for Compact Living - Opportunities exist for designing and creating furniture items that maximize space and elegantly supplement over-burdened spaces.
2. Handmade Furniture Designs - The demand for handmade furniture is high, giving rise to businesses offering one-of-a-kind pieces such as Stork.
3. Multi-functional Furniture Design - Furniture items that serve several purposes and cater to a variety needs help solve issues surrounding compact living.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Business opportunities exist for creating unique, handmade furniture, like Stork, that are aesthetically pleasing and functional.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can utilize alternative storage methods like Stork to creatively resolve spatial challenges in small apartments.
3. Home Improvement Retail - Furniture pieces similar to Stork can be sold in home improvement stores as an appealing, stylish and functional storage solution for compact living.
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