193 square feet is tight, to say the least — especially when you're trying to squeeze a kitchen, dining area, living area, workspace, bedroom, bathroom, and even a little storage into that small footprint. But Parisian designer Geraldine Laferte made it work. Her solution: a space where almost all of the furniture folds into the wall, primed to continually transform to meet the changing needs of its occupant.
As seen above, the dining table cleverly folds into the wall when not in use — and two extra stools also dock in the space previously occupied by the table. Taking advantage of the space's high ceilings, Laferte also created a bed that can be concealed when not in use. When the bed is up, a desk can fold down to turn the living room into a workspace. Everything's there, whenever you need it — all you have to do is unfold it to realize its potential.
This innovative approach to furniture means that this little apartment has room for a surprisingly spacious kitchen. There's also space for a full-height wall of cabinetry along one side of the apartment, providing an abundance of storage that any small space dweller would envy.
You can see more photos of this project (it's the third from top) on the designer's website.
via Life Edited