Line and Jonas were kind enough to let me visit their small allotment garden house (40 m2/430 ft2) in Aarhus. They have used a lot of time and energy renovating the house and have just moved into their home for the summer. Line is very creative and loves decorating and painting. Examples of her work can be seen throughout the house. Furniture and accessories are second hand and upcycled materials…

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Joe ‘Guisepi’ Spadafora have been living in, building, traveling around in, and serving free tea out of his converted short school bus for over 6 years. This mobile free tea house is a community building project, and a living example of low-environmental impact, high-social impact, small-scale, DIY, low-cost living. The bus itself is around 100 square feet, but packed with all the essentials to…

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Spend a night in a bubble

Spend a night in a bubble

What if true happiness means being in harmony with nature? Chasing that idea, Pierre-Stephane Dumas built his first tree hut. For comfort’s sake, he enclosed it in a protective bubble. And the BubbleTree was born!

After developing the BubbleTree and experimenting with spheres perched in trees, Dumas designed a range for the ground. The bubbles are completely structureless and are held by inside…

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Small pastel apartment in Moscow

Small pastel apartment in Moscow

This charming 45m2/484ft2 apartment situated in Moscow is designed by the design studio INT2 Architecture. The apartment consists of a single room that has been divided into a living room, a sleeping area and a kitchen and a bath room. 

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The apartment is decorated in a lovely pastel colour scheme and the style is very Scandinavian and modern.   

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Curtains hung from the ceiling create room…

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New kitchen island concept by Raw-Edges and Caesarstone

The company Caesarstone, known for its quartz worktops, has partnered up with the award-winning Raw-Edges Design Studio to present a new kitchen island concept at Milan design week that kicks off today.

http://www.livinginashoebox.com/new-kitchen-island-concept-by-raw-edges-and-caesarstone/

Next month the award-winning German designer Werner Aissingler will present his new modular furniture line “The Bikini Island collection” at the Italian Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. The collection, created for Moroso, comes in lots of different sizes and it can be matched with flower vases, small bookcases and curtains.

Narrow hallways are a pain in the you know what, when it comes to storage, and they always end up looking kind of messy with shoes all over the place.  

Designers Anna Pach Rudnicka and Radosław Janowskihave come up with a great wardrobe solution named “The Milky furniture.” The wardrobe is divided into two spaces, one for guests and one for yourself .  You can hide your own section with the…

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How to chic up a micro-space

How to chic up a micro-space

One of the biggest housing trends is “micro living”: where a renter lives in the smallest amount of space possible in order to be in a desirable location in the city. This could be an apartment downtown with only 300 square feet-just enough space for a bed and a small chair. It might sound awful to most people, but it has its perks. It allows people with a smaller budget to live in their desired…

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Danish designers come up with a unique storage device

No matter what the size of your home or apartment, storage space is usually an issue. It seems like you never have enough.

Danish designers come up with a unique storage device

No matter what the size of your home or apartment, storage space is usually an issue. It seems like you never have enough.