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Harbour Attic

Harbour Attic is an apartment located in the charming fishing village of Camogli, in the province of Genoa, Italy.  With a main bedroom and then a multifunctional space that has a hidden bed in the floor, this place can sleep quite a few people in it.

“The house is located in the old fishermen village of Camogli. The project aim was to build two bedrooms, a studio, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom, despite the gambrel roof and the very small floor surface. That led to a custom-cut apartment, where each room is a furniture: after you have used it, you can close it.”

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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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