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Small Apartment Built on 130 Square Feet Surface

This incredible small apartment (130 Square Feet = 16 square meters) in Paris just create a record among those ingeniously designed tiny cribs featured on Designswan. Converted from a former master bedroom, this micro-apartment has almost everything you need as a bachelor. Thanks to its high ceiling, architects Marc Baillargeon and Julie Nabucet is able to create an elevated platform between the living zone and kitchen, which is not only effectively separate two functional area but also hide a sofa bed to accommodate inhabitants’ living needs. Moreover, you can fully hide the bed to create more space if needed. With all those creative and inspiring ideas, this tiny apartment has fully functional kitchen and bathroom, an eating area, a studying area and a living & sleeping area. The only thing seems missing for me is a wash machine but it is still hard to believe all the rest is only built on 130 Square Feet surface. Anyway, let’s enjoy the photos and get some inspiration of effective utilizing limited space.

Small Apartment Built on 130 Square Feet Surface

5 Creative Examples of Utilizing Mezzanine Space

This half way level between the floor and ceiling is known as a mezzanine level. With thoughtful design, it can turn into a versatile and functional spaces that help to add a certain vibe to the space and increase the square footage of your home. You might have already seen many mezzanine bedroom designs which is one of the most common usage of mezzanine space – have more open living room area and more privacy bedroom space. However, there are some people choose to something differently with the mezzanine level. In below post, you will find levitating office, home library and even a bathroom.

Designed by Maxim Zhukov, this industrial bachelor loft have the office space levitating above the bed. A set of floating stairs lead up to the simple platform with a desk/railing oriented towards the window.

5 Creative Examples of Utilizing Mezzanine Space

Modern Apartment with Unusual Lighting Setup in Taiwan

This Ultra modern apartment in Taiwan was designed by H2o+Co2 Design for someone with fashion industry background and wanted to have a home with unique and personal features. The designers successfully created a open connected space via minimizing the partition walls and combining the living room, study, open kitchen, bar and dining area. The main challenge of the design is pretty low beam height. In order to create a zero- oppressive space, designer cleverly used diamond faces for the ceilings with special lighting setting. The most beautiful part of this apartment is its bathroom for us. Love the stone area under bathtub. A really nice touch!

Modern Apartment with Unusual Lighting Setup in Taiwan

604 Acacia House: a Perfect Place for Entertainment and Enjoyment

Located in California, USA, the 604 Acacia House is designed inside and out with the idea of a lavish way of living. From outside, you will notice this two-level building displays a variety of eye-catching symmetries, in both architectural elements and materials employed. The large roof flower pots and plenty of windows make the house like the glass garden, which can be enjoyed up-close by the inhabitants.

604 Acacia House: a Perfect Place for Entertainment and Enjoyment

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