cube

Living in small urban apartments can get very cramped very fast. But a lot of people aren’t willing to forgo living in the city center, and that is where clever multipurpose furniture units come in. We’ve seen a lot of them pop up in the last few years, and this one, created by German designer Nils Holger Moormann is one of the best. He designed and built it in collaboration with B&O Group and the prototype shows that it does have lots of potential to free up living space.

The unit is basically a cube, which functions as a room within a room. The top part of it, accessible via a set of stairs, acts as the bedroom and is large enough for a queen-sized bed. The stairs leading up to it have built-in drawers for storage.

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The cube also serves other functions such as providing eating, working and reading space, each of which has one side of the unit dedicated to it. The cube also has space to store dishes, books, and even a bike. It also features fold-down parts, such as the blackboard, which can be used as an extension of the kitchen counter or a dining table. The hollow part inside the cube can be used as a storage area for a variety of items, which goes a long way towards keeping the rest of the apartment clutter free.

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counter

The cube is built out of wood and designed in a minimalist way so that it will blend seamlessly with practically any décor. It’s also a great way to create a loft in a studio apartment without actually having to go through complicated construction work.

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There’s no word on price yet, since this unit is still in the prototype stage. But so far, it looks like this will be a welcome addition to the lineup of multipurpose furniture units that are already available.