Small Cool 2010: Tristan's 'Open & Light'

International Division #1


Who Lives Here: Tristan
Location: Montreal, Quebec — Canada
Size: 947 square feet

What is your favorite element of your Small & Cool home? Light!



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What was one of the biggest challenges you faced in furnishing your Small Cool home? Making the most of the space while still making it feel open and light — I designed the sofa (with built-in magazine racks and cup holders) the bed (with built-in plasma TV), desk (with backlight, interchangeable colour accent) and the fireplace — all elements I am proud of and that make the most of the space!

The internet in general and sites like "Apartment Therapy" in particular are a constant source of ideas, to either buy, adapt, …

One of the biggest challenges I faced was an ugly iron roof below my window, which resulted in the sofa looking towards the water and the TV having to be mounted in the middle of the room on an electronic swing-out stand.

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