House & Home (128)
“Keret House”, planned by Jakub Szczesny, will be the narrowest residence in Warsaw. The triangle-shaped house spans three levels and is suspended between two existing buildings above the alley below. The total habitable space is 14,5 square meters.
Why it matters
This project proves that any space can be transformed into a habitable residence. In tough economic times, does this demonstrate how we can reinvent spaces to make them useful homes. What does this mean for the demands on home furniture and furnishings to find innovative space-saving solutions?
One of the biggest home appliance retailers “Eldorado” launched the campaign “Changing is Gainfull”. Consumers could receive a discount on new energy saving products like washing machines if they returned their old one. Eldorado has made a commitment to dispose of them safely.
Vedette is a domestic appliance brand famous for its 70’s advertising saga featuring a popular and colourful washerwoman, called Mother Denis. Back then Mother Denis’s endorsement of the brand was a big hit. Now the brand has discovered that consumers are utilising the social network Facebook to join forces and petition for her return.