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?
“If the crisis takes your job, Tien21 will refund the purchase price of the acquired products”. This is the campaign message used by the electrical appliances and consumer electronics chain to attract consumers who are considering postponing big ticket item purchases and await better economic times.
The initiative is based on the purchase of an insurance policy in case of unemployment, temporary disability or hospitalization.
IONIT is a wall paint made with natural minerals. The paint releases natural ions when it comes in contact with the air. The product is said to influence the nervous and cardiovascular systems in a positive way. It claims it helps strengthen nerves and increase mental potential.