Visit Privee: A Manhattan apartment is full of storage tips
The optimization of space and design of smart storage require calculation of great finesse to succeed to hide while keeping at hand. Architects and designers Raad Studio have found the right balance with custom storage solutions in this duplex New York occupied a writer and his companion.
A library full height sliding rail eg to above the stairs to free some space in the living room while a retractable desk allows deplier a bed for the relatives of the couple and hides storage heaters . Visit a smart apartment.
Coup d ‘eye
Location : Lower Manhattan, New York, USA
Area 130 m? ; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Photos by Allan Zepeda
Here is the library that is installed on track, thanks to which the owner can enter his books and discs. When it needs it more, they simply drag it to the top of the stairs.
After living frees the library, the space is more open. «She really wanted to have cupboards full height of the wall to be able to exhibit his collection of objects and it think it would be very nice on top of the stairs. We then asked how she could enter … and we have designed this slide library, which remains above the stairs 90% of the time «, says Mike House.
At the first level, an entrance serves the master bedroom and bathroom. Team of Raad transforms unused space under the stairs storage for coats and shoes grace of lighting LED tubes. Three hangers neighbors transform the room into the hallway.
The room, upstairs, was refurbished in office to allow the screenwriter has to work comfortably from home.
A Murphy bed can easily accommodate the guests of the couple.
Because space is cramped, Team Raad Studio has designed an office from three panels mounted on hinges. They fold to give way to bed When the panels are unfolded, they offer the owner has a work surface and more.
The designers have also deepened the window sill in the master bedroom and designed custom storage to hide the radiator steam.
Back upstairs. Of integrated storage cover the entire open room wall that serves to both kitchen, dining room and living room on the second level. The team of architects headed by Kibum and Park made up of House and Mike James Ramsey, gives a depth to the window sill and has created storage space to cover the radiators while sheltering discs.
Walnut stain the floor darker and reminders about storage make the white space much more friendly. Most of the furnishings were from CB2 furniture and other large firms.
The storage connect the kitchen to the other living spaces.
Distribution of the budget
kitchen cupboards: 11 920 euros
Covers for radiators: 1860 euros each
Sliding Library: 6700 euros
Cupboard under the stairs: 1490 euros
Murphy bed : 8940 euros
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