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Small & Simple: Living In 240-Square Feet

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Jessica
07.13.12

Could you live in a 240-square-foot home? This Brooklyn couple has found a way to make it work by hiding clutter, investing in furniture that doubles as storage and limiting their purchases. They also realized that when your bedroom is a 10-by-6-foot loft, which takes up almost half of the apartment, everything doubles as art!

Instead of hiding necessary items like your fire extinguisher and dustpan, embrace them! Here are four of our favorite functional (and fashionable) items.

To learn more about this couple’s life in a “micro-unit” apartment, read: How a Couple Lives in a 240-square-foot Apartment.

1. Fire Extinguisher. 

Photo: Fire Design


2. Dustpan.

Photo: Alice Supply Co.

3. Sponge.

Instructions: Instructables

4. Fire Alarm.

Photo: Chick-a-Dee

5. Laundry Bin

Photo: Like Cool

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