Small spaces

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about small spaces

NewsNews • 13 Aug 2020

Tiny office in Oslo demonstrates creative use of small space

Located in a former industrial neighbourhood of Bilbao, Oslo Cowork is a minimalist and compact office space designed by BABELstudio. The project and consequently the material selection is intended to create a balance of a bright, light-flooded, minimalist studio suitable for concentrated working while offering a calm, warm atmosphere. Credit: Biderbost Photo The brief for Oslo Cowork integrates 3-5 working places with a meeting and retreat space, kitchenette and bathroom and an extended storage hall  - all within a rather small 39 sqm floor area space. Credit: Biderbost Photo In response to the reduce floor space available, the design takes advantage of double-storey roof height and the incorporation of a mezzanine level.... More

Project • By marasovic arhitektiApartments


This project is part of a wider ongoing renovation process of an historical stone house, located in the old town of Koper. House V consists of three apartments that we have named V1, V2 and V3. With a living space of only 35m2, and just one window, V1 was the first to be completed. Due to its location on the ground floor and narrow shape, we divided the apartment into two parts according to the daylight and privacy required. The bedroom, bathroom and wardrobe are pushed to the back, while the kitchen, dining and living area adjoin the window. The divisory wall between the bedroom and the rest of the apartment is designed to provide natural light at the back of the apartment while at the same time, blocking the view from the street. The in... More

Project • By ARQBR Arquitetura e UrbanismoOffices

Sala Comercial

The Office is located in a central commercial building in Brasilia. With a small internal area of 35 square meters, the space has the setting of both working and meeting tables and a sitting room as its leading program goals, other than a kitchen, a lavatory, a bathroom and several storage spaces.  The original plan, which had an irregular wall distribution, was divided in two by placing a set of cabinets along a line parallel to the windows, interrupted only by the entrance corridor. That way, space could be cleared so that working table, sitting room and meeting table could be comprised in the same room. Service and storage areas were separated from the main working space by the cabinets, with the use of folding timber doors. Elevat... More

Product • By European HomeCompton 1000 Electric Fireplace

Compton 1000 Electric Fireplace

Purchase HereModern fireplace design made effortless.The Compton 1000 is an electric three-sided fireplace kit that comes with a contemporary black tile surround motif (also available in white-stone finish). Evoflame technology creates a stunning flame effect while providing all the added benefits of an electric fireplace such as energy savings and installation flexibility.A three-sided modern fireplace for any contemporary space.At a compact 60″ wide (including the surround) this fireplace can fit into a wide variety of spaces and doesn’t necessitate any venting. The included heater paired with a realistic Woodland Log Set gives the feeling of sitting next to a classic wood fireplace with a contemporary twist. More

Product • By Arlexitalia s.r.l.Lay


A compact bathroom setting, but dynamic and fully equipped at the same time; elegance and innovation coexist in a perfect symbiosis. Considering the important upcoming meeting Il Salone del Mobile 2018, Arlexitalia, in cooperation with the architect and designer Marco Zito, has developed some new projects that can be considered as a 'new-reading' of the whole bathroom area, focused on the most required features in the reference market, that is personaliza tion, modularity, innovation. A stainless steel frame, similar to a bookcase, is the way to a customized bathroom, that takes its shape through a Layout composition (the abbreviation of the name comes from here) giving rise to different combinations, from the "Naked" one, only made up of w... More