- Last month we detailed Le Van Bo's One Square Meter House—a project that explores basic living requirements. Here's another experiment in small-space habitation, the modular Cocoon from Micasa.
Design studio Architecture and Vision uses space-age technologies and small-space limitations to create projects critical of our society's habits of overproduction and overconsumption. The MercuryHouseTwo proposes modular mobile homes that connect to inflatable greenhouses for food, air, and water needs.
- A quirky mountain refuge by French designer Charlotte Perriand is an ingenious take on small-space living.
- We're big fans of VIPP here at Dwell, and we've previously covered products like their soap dispenser, trash bin, and toothbrush holder in the magazine and on Dwell.com.
- Traditional English school desks were the inspiration behind London-based Japanese designer Yota Kakuda's workstation. He used just one sheet of plywood to fashion the compact piece.
Featuring an array of storage spaces, including cubbies for keyboards and laptops, drawers, and a hidden file holder, Motiv is constructed largely of veneered fiberboard and recycled materials. Height: 29 7/8", Width: 63", Depth: 31 1/2"
The Foldo Lamp is a simple desk lask with an ash wood base, white steel covering, and red fabric cord.