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Bloomsbury House (or Little White House)

Stiff + Trevillion did a beautiful job at taking this 1990’s home, and remodeling it into a modern fresh living space. This heavily glassed in haven is a bungalow of white washed walls, pine flooring, and a loft workspace that reeks of inspiration. Perched atop the main living area, the banister is made entirely of glass, and allows for a narrow workstation, as well as a comfortable sitting area. Continue reading

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Flexible Space by IKEA

Sliding walls are popping up in all kinds of dwellings, providing privacy and flexibility to any given space in any given room. Suddenly a tiny city apartment, which doesn’t offer an official bedroom, can become a 1-bedroom space with these pretty partitions by Ikea. Not only does this mean convenience and privacy for those who live there, but also an increase in value to a home if it could be listed on the real estate market as a 1-bedroom condo. Continue reading

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867 De Bougainville

This contemporary apartment design is like a long drink of cool cucumber water. It’s fresh, full of vitality, and delivers all the essentials for life. With the assistance of Bourgeois/Lechasser Architects, this ground floor apartment was remodeled from a 1924 original, and re-birthed into a neighborhood favorite within the district of Montcalm, Quebec. 867 De Bougainville hails as the home of a young family who wanted to alter this ground floor unit and make it into a modern, elongated, and well-lit space that flowed with form and function equally. Continue reading

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Harrison Ave Apartment

The Harrison Ave Apartment is an elongated space oozing beautifully of fundamental contemporary design, and brings simplistic sophistication to an everyday city dwelling.
Easily positioning itself as Boston charmer, this apartment is called home to a family of 4 and their 2 additional furry family members. And although that might seem like a lot of bodies to fit into a highrise, the clean lines and minimalistic furniture allow for easy movement throughout. Continue reading

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Le Petite Apartment

Nestled within the Odesskaya Oblast area in Odessa, Ukraine, you will find this cute as a button apartment aptly titled: Le Petite Apartment – for it is truly “the small apartment”. But it definitely does not show up small in either it’s efficient design, nor it’s beautiful interiors. Continue reading

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Basement Conversion in Tel Aviv

Often when one thinks “lower level”, lower end also comes to mind. But in the case of this Basement Conversion in Tel Aviv, nothing could be further from the truth. With the assistance of Tamir Addadi Architecture, they were able to take this 915 sq. ft. windowless basement, and transform it into a bright and cheery space that offered two separate apartments for an intended single occupancy. Continue reading

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Tiny Stacked Apartment

It’s true; we can’t get enough of these small spaces, simply because we are finding the limited floor space to be so greatly overshadowed by the big personalities each one of them presents. After all, why live in excess with this type of access?!
This tiny stacked apartment, or “residential house” by Denis Svirid, is an example of exactly the personality we speak of. A concept to completion project that inspires one to want to downsize, if only to see what kind of creative genius they themselves could concoct. Continue reading

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Carli Beauty Center

A small space is not always easily transformed due to minimal options one has to work within, but with the design expertise of Alberto Dias Ribeiro, along with the decorative solutions from A2Office, this power team still managed to take a tiny boutique salon and redesign it into something big. Continue reading

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Solares Family Home

The Solares House delivers only 450 sq. ft. per floor, and is a remodel project by the Solares founders themselves – Tom and Christine, redesigned especially for their own family of four. We had no doubt these founders would wow us with their redesign, but at 450 sq. ft. per floor we wondered how a family of four could comfortably dwell in such a compact space? Such a quandary is quickly dispelled, however, as you scroll through the impressive images and quickly uncover how they took this minimal space and turned it into a beautiful home. Continue reading

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Small Apartment in St Petersburg

Pine and concrete have never looked so decadent as they do in this small apartment in St. Petersburg. Created as a rental property courtesy of INT2 architecture, this Japanese and Scandinavian jointly inspired minimalist design flows effortlessly throughout the space, creating a great home for any tenant. Continue reading