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Minimum Space, Maximum Living

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ISBN-10: 1402738528

ISBN-13: 9781402738524

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barty Phillips

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Those who live in small houses and tiny apartments will welcome this treasury of ideas for using limited space elegantly and efficiently. The suggestions are ingenious and stylish, from commercially available solutions, such as folding chairs and tables, roll-away storage bins, and under-the-bed chests of drawers, to inexpensive built-ins, such as fold-away kitchen work surfaces, mini sleeping lofts, and under-the-stairs shelving. Along with ways to create more physical space, there are fascinating ideas for creating theillusionof space, making small areas look larger with the use of color, reflection, light, and trompe l’oeil effects. Small can be beautiful. It can also be convenient and…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Assessing Your Needs
Lifestyle: the way you'd like to live
Lifestyle: the way you live
All day at home
Out all day
Clothes enthusiast
Assessing the Space
Antihoarding and decluttering
Measuring and documenting
Studio apartments
Dual-purpose rooms
Tall and narrow
Long, low, and narrow
Tiny spaces
Alcoves and other pocket spaces
Understairs - enclosed
Halls and corridors
Landings and box rooms
Attics and basements
Using the Space
Creating a home
Living and entertaining
Work space
Hobbies, toys, and games
Large appliances
Storage Solutions
Storage types
Everyday storage
Essential small storage
Long-term storage
Kitchen storage
Toy storage
Linen storage
Illusions of Space
How to create the illusion
Use of lighting
Use of mirrors
Use of color
Use of pattern
Curtains and blinds
Screens and dividers