Dining Room, Table, Bench, and Track Lighting A movable feast: In designers Nix and Novak-Zemplinski's 1,000-square-foot apartment’s open-plan kitchen, dining, and living space, almost everything is convertible. Cookbooks are kept in low "nesting" shelving, keeping the countertops free.  Photo by Andreas Meichsner.  Stocking Stuffer Homes: Small, Mighty, and Under 1,000 Square Feet by Kelsey Keith from Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture