Make This: Minimal Clothes Drying Rack

Perfect for small spaces - a collapsible wooden drying rack for laundry.

If you’re looking for ways to save money, or working on shrinking your environmental footprint, air-drying your washing is a great place to start. Dryers, while they are handy, use a ton of energy to operate. Plus, you might own delicate clothes that aren’t suited for aggressive machine drying. A clothes drying rack is a must-have asset for your laundry room – and bonus, you can make your own.     

 

I absolutely love how simple this clothes drying rack turned out. Continue Reading

Kitchen Island AND Dining Table All in ONE

This kitchen island dining table combo by Phil Cook might be the answer to a tiny apartment’s prayers. Prepare your meal on it and then remove the integrated dining table to enjoy your repast. Although…what do you do with your fixings while you’re removing the table? I guess Mr. Cook assumes you have a countertop to store them on…or your guests can hold everything until the table is set up. Of course, once the table is erected, you’ll still have to make room for it. Continue Reading

The Read-Nest: The Bibliophile’s Get-Away

A little slice of heaven in only 9.8 square meters, the Read-Nest by Dorte Madrup Arkitekter is a bibliophile’s dream. Shelves for books and a spot to settle back with a page turner…doesn’t get much better.

The prefabricated structure is also perfect for writing, studying and relaxing, the Read-Nest is kind of a pop-up book in itself. A desk unfolds from the wall as does a bed. Above, the ceiling folds back to reveal a skylight. Continue Reading