Compact Shelving Slides To Reveal Hidden Rooms [Pics]

Compact Shelving Slides To Reveal Hidden Rooms [Pics]

New furniture takes advantage of small living space as the world’s population continues to increase.

Lara Piras
  • 10 june 2013

Created for Milan Design Week, the Elastic Living project by CLEI consists of rolling rack systems that let people create access to one or two rooms in an apartment at a time.


For example if you were getting ready to go to bed you could open up the the bathroom and bedroom, or the kitchen could fill out the whole space when preparing meals.


Inspired by library racks that also use this system, the rolling shelving units save space and each room can be perfectly re-sized to fit its function.


This idea could also be translated to office spaces, such as Taylor and Miller Architecture‘s design that offers a dynamic and efficient working environment.


CLEI// Taylor and Miller Architecture


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