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One Chair To Rule Them All?

Today I’m asking for your help: I have been trying to find a chair that can serve as a decent desk chair, but also something that is super comfortable enough to lounge in to read a book or watch a movie.  Up until this point I have had two chairs (or a desk chair and a couch):  One for working and one for relaxation.

If you think about it, they are quite different.  A desk chair is more up right, not made for laying back and kicking your feet up.  While a lounge chair typically allows you to stretch out, lean back and take a load off.  Currently the chairs I have a standard desk chair and then an Ikea POÄNG chair with an ottoman.  The POÄNG chair is incredibly comfortable and leans pretty far back.   You couldn’t easily work at a desk in this type of chair.

It seems like a lot of my generation really likes to use there laptop on their lap while sitting on the couch, but I can’t seem to do any real work when trying that.  Since I work from home, I do need a place to get serious work done, which it can be tricky to both live and work in a tiny house.  I also have a desktop, so I need to be at a desk for that reason as well.

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What chair can I use for a good desk chair, that is also super comfortable to read or watch in?

 

Tiny Apartment In Paris

This 150 square foot student’s apartment was built in the attic.  I don’t have too much information on this one because the architect, Sylvie Cahen doesn’t have too much on her website, plus I am terrible at French.  The apartment was commissioned by a student and the house fits her quite well.  Though the apartment wouldn’t be good for anyone over 6 feet, it looks quite open for being so small.

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Transforming Micro-Apartment

I was emailed by this designer and thought it was really interesting.  There are several pieces of furniture in this video that I have seen before, but there are some new ones.  The nice thing to see is them all integrated into one space.   Below is a video of the house’s features being demonstrated.

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Book Nooks For Small Spaces

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15 book nooks for small spaces or your tiny house aka reading nooks

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East Village Shoebox

Imagine taking a 500 square foot apartment with only one window and make it liveable.  I had posted a photo of this not too long ago, but I didn’t have any photos of the rest of the place.  I love the sleeping nook in this apartment and the space was just executed so well.

“[They] incorporated tons of white and wood to open the space and make it feel lighter. They also removed most of the doors and replaced the empty wall space with sleek and simple compact storage. In fact, there is storage space within nearly every surface of the apartment, including overhead spots and even tucked into the stairs climbing toward the loft.  Minimal fixtures and alcoves built directly into the tile walls make the bathroom appear large and luxurious, even by New York standards! The kitchen also feels super spacious with even more storage and ultra chic appliances offset by brightening white tile.”

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