With limited space, New Yorkers need to be smart about how they furnish their homes. One clever solution is the use of adaptable furniture, like the brilliant Stockwerk shelf, a clever pop-up piece that can expand from almost flat to a fully functional six-level height. Created by young German designer Meike Harde, this shelf can also be delivered as a flat-pack item, yet there’s no need for complicated assembly with those dreaded Allen wrenches.
Daily Link Fix: Floating Sleeping Pods in Queens; Shelving Units That Use Book Covers To Hide Your Stuff, Mon, August 25, 2014
- A Floating Hotel in Rockaway: Take a snooze on the Truck-A-Float, a platform of four floating sleeping pods made from old car parts in Queens. Check out the details on how to book a stay on Cool Hunting.
- An Entire 3D-Printed Estate: Proving that the possibilities of 3D printing are endless, Inhabitat reports that one architect plans to 3D-print an estate with a pool and 2,400-sq-ft home in Gardiner, New York.
- Shelving Unit That Hides Your Stuff and Displays Your Favorite Books: Show off your favorite books in a creative way without completely ripping them apart! Aust & Amelung’s ingenious Book Box uses your books’ covers to hide away your junk. Check out more photos on FastCo.Design.
- The Brooklyn Children’s Museum Gets A Cool New Rooftop Pavilion: Brownstoner featured renderings of the museum’s new rooftop structure that’s made of “high-tech material that is lighter and more durable than glass and is non-stick so dirt falls off on its own.”
Images: Truck-A-Float Hotel courtesy of ComboColab via Cool Hunting (left); Book Box courtesy of Aust & Amelung via FastCo.Design