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Sofa Beds vs. Wall Beds

It takes some creativity to transform a room from crowded to elegant. Furniture is necessary but cumbersome, and beds, in particular, take up most of the floor space in a room — and you’re asleep for most of the time you’re there! Space-saving bed options, such as a Murphy bed or pull-out couch, maximize space […]

Santa Monica Pool House

Nestled in Santa Monica, California, is this warm and relaxed pool house belonging to a family of four — with two young, active kids.  They wanted their home to feel welcoming without the stress of protecting anything precious or worrying about inevitable spills. When defining the direction of the design, Becky Spector of Becky Spector […]

The Future of Senior Housing

The majority of attention surrounding micro-apartments has been focused on millennials and their needs. But it might be seniors who are most likely to enjoy the benefits of compact, affordable and centrally located housing such as micro-apartments. In 2016, noted New York City architect Matthias Hollwich wrote a treatise of sorts that attempted to rebrand […]

Creating an Organized Multi-Use Room

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A home is more than just a place to eat and sleep. It’s also a place to entertain, work, exercise and play in as well. With the right multi-purpose room ideas, your home can provide a variety of functions, even without much space. Transforming a home into one that is more functional is as easy […]

Three Sneaky Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

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  Living in a small apartment can present a number of challenges in figuring out where to put all of your stuff. When you live in a large home, things disappear because there’s so much space for them to spread out. The problem is you end up accumulating more belongings than you need, not to […]

Micro-Units Hit D.C.! Meet Arris by Forest City

Real estate giant Forest City has entered the micro-unit market with their award-winning new Arris building at The Yards located in SE Washington D.C. Forest City’s micro-unit project began – as much innovation does – with a challenge. In this case, it was figuring out how to optimize a line of awkward one bedrooms + […]

600 Square Feet of Love

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Kelly and Jake, sales and design consultant at Resource Furniture, along with their two kids (and kitty!), live in a two-bedroom, 604-square-foot apartment. Before ever moving into their home, the couple knew that they would be using transforming furniture to maximize their space. So, while on the hunt for a new home, the couple planned […]

NEXTadventure Home

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Downsizing. It is an idealistic word for anyone that has more space than they need. It means less cleaning and maintenance costs, access to more culturally rich areas and a shrinking carbon footprint. What is one demographic that has been at the forefront of downsizing? Empty nesters. Visualizing how to actually taking the step to make […]

A Busy Person’s Guide to Getting Organized

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Organization (n) ˌȯr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shən: defined culturally as a key characteristic to success and easy living. The art of organization comes easy to some but may be a bit harder for others, especially those who are always busy and never seem to have enough hours in the day. Organization and productivity go hand in hand, each influencing […]

Time To Reinvent How We Entertain for the Holidays

  Several years ago, a book was published entitled Life at Home in the 21st Century: 32 Families Open Their Doors. Its authors, a group of UCLA anthropologists and archeologists, followed 32 ordinary families as they went about their days. They were trying to get an accurate read on exactly how the typical American household […]