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 Valdispert brand of natural tranquilizers based on Valerian, has crossed over from traditional pills and inhalers to a new technological platform: electric air fresheners that help the user get a good night’s sleep.
Henkel have made their brand more accessible to people with blindness and hearing difficulties. The multinational is supported by the non-profit organization ONCE which works to improve the quality of life of people suffering from blindness or severe visual impairment across Spain. Henkel have chosen to include subtitles on their adverts and Braille on all their products. The aim of the initiative is to facilitate access to information about some of their products such as Wipp Express, Micolor, Dixan and Somat.