Northwest #2: Erin & Danny's Little Slice of the City

Name: Erin & Danny
Location: San Francisco
Size: 507 sq. ft.
Rent/Own: Owned apartment

What is the advantage of SMALL? We are forced to live with only the things we really love and need, whether it's clothes, furniture, food, art or books...

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What is the advantage of SMALL? CONT'D

...Yet we feel like we have everything we could ever want out of a home: everything has its place, cleaning is cinch, and thanks to the pint sized fridge, we never find a moldy, mystery tupperware lurking in its depths.

What's your favorite resource for your home?

A power drill and a sewing machine. We custom built the record shelf/DJ console to fit the space, rigged the fold away television, and sewed all the pillows, chair cushions, the tissue cozy, shower curtain and more. Our home is a never ending craft project.

What is your one favorite element in your small, cool home?

Everything has a secret space-saving function: the couch is hollow and filled with bin storage, and the flat-screen TV rotates vertically to fold flush against the side of the record shelf, so it disappears when not in use.