Small Space Solutions from the New Aloft Hotel

Metropolis

Aloft is a new project from boutique hotelier, The Rockwell Group (W Hotels); it's a chain of budget hotels based on the classic roadside motel. To prepare for the opening of the first Aloft property, a full size mock-up of the space has been created in a warehouse. Metropolis did a feature on the design, including a look at a guest room, which is full of good ideas that could also be used for small space homes...

Above the jump: A wood piece that matches the headboard/room divider wraps around one wall, unifying the design of the room and forming a desk and radiator/ac cover.
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The outward facing side of the headboard, which also acts as a room divider and closet.

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The "bed" side of the headboard/room divider with built in sidetables and lighting.

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The bathroom door is a sliding full size mirror, providing privacy (and reflection) as needed.

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A frosted panel allows light into the bathroom area.

Read the entire article here and be sure to check out the slideshow.

Photos: Paul Johnson/Rockwell Group via Metropolis