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?
The boring chore of taking out the rubbish becomes more artistic with the rubbish bags of Suck UK with different examples of design including a goldfish and Christmas pudding.
During one week, Ikea created a pop-up apartment in a Parisian subway station and hired 5 people to live in it. Commuters could follow their lifestyles in real-time but also online, thanks to a dedicated Facebook page. The 54m² apartment was equipped only with Ikea’s furniture. Next to it, the brand made the exact duplicate of the apartment in which people could enter to discover Ikea’s furniture.