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January 15, 2014
Originally published in Small Spaces Big Ideas
Following suit with our November issue, Small Spaces Big Ideas, take a look at these helpful space-saving pieces.

Chairway

An attached stool retracts seamlessly into the sturdy multipurpose chair.

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Fusillo Wall Shelves

Modules in this flexible wall-mounted shelf rotate to act as a bookend or a hanger.

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Ottoman

This hard-sided ottoman conceals compartments for magazines and remotes.

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GJ Nesting Tables

Designed in 1963 to match a similar molded plywood chair, these collector’s items have been reissued by Lange Production in Denmark.

Originally appeared in The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces
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Profile Chair

The duo’s folding seat compresses on a single axis, giving it a minimal profile.

Originally appeared in The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces
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Citybook Modular Shelving

Sheet-iron modules can be rearranged with the aid of small magnets.

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Naturally Cabinet

Ribbons of blackened stainless steel outline wood cabinetry and lacquered white sheet metal.

 

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TT

The removable tray inside a wire frame seems to float within a minimalist cage.

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under the wire plantrellis

Plantrellis

Using chicken wire to support growing vines is a thing of the past thanks to these sleek wire trellises set inside concrete planters.

Originally appeared in Plantrellis
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under the wire guapo desk

Guapo Desk

This trim work surface sports an industrial iron frame with a mango-wood drawer.

Originally appeared in Guapo Desk
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under the wire adobe desk tools

Adobe Desk Tools

Wire “molds” affixed to weighty clay bricks make for an experimental set of work accessories.

Originally appeared in Adobe Desk Tools
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concentre de vie by matali crasset for campeggi

Concentré de Vie

Two upholstered seats and two pouffes fit into a shell to make a traditional sofa; when removed, the flexible seating arrangement could furnish a small room.

Originally appeared in Concentré de Vie
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par4 coffee table by bernard vuarnesson

Par4 Coffee Table

Four multi-colored tabletops reverse and slide out to expand the usable surface.

Originally appeared in Par4 Coffee Table
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spacebox by calligaris

Spacebox

The lacquer and melamine wall-mounted desk sports myriad interior cubbies and folds up when not in use.

Originally appeared in Spacebox
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matrioshka by sass mitrovic

Matrioshka

All-in-one storage in the form of two wardrobes, three cabinets, two standalone drawers, and two legs that fold into one unit.

Originally appeared in Matrioshka
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Chairway

An attached stool retracts seamlessly into the sturdy multipurpose chair.

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