“I was worried about feeling claustrophobic, but with high ceilings, it doesn’t,” says Heidi Hu of her 11 1/2-foot-wide living room. The slide-out kitchen pantry storage under the stairs further maximizes the space.
THE FIFTH UNIT
On the tiny former site of a dilapidated garage, a new, ultra-skinny home soars.
“My aesthetic is a fairly modern take with a mixture of vintage to offset it,” says Facer. Case in point: a pair of sleek Eames chairs around the dining table are illuminated by an antique store letter “R.”
In a diminutive Pearl District apartment, every object plays its part to expand the space.
Once a dark space hemmed in by walls of bamboo outside, the upstairs has become an elegant, light-filled apartment. “We wanted to find
a balance between a modern and period feel,” Becca Werlin says.
Little & Luxe
Attention to detail adds style and longevity to a North Portland duplex conversion.
Home Furnishings for Small Spaces
Products and lessons to live by for the small house and apartment.