Gallery: See How This Tiny West Village Apartment Uses Double Duty Furn...

Believe it or not, product photographer Michelle James’ tiny West Village apartment was a welcome downsize from her 1,500 square foot condo in Los Angeles. Feeling like a slave to her LA space, she chose the 311 square foot mini-one bedroom so she wouldn’t have to spend weekends cleaning. By filling the apartment with bold colors and innovative storage solutions, James was able to create a modern and comfortable home in the heart of one of New York’s most expensive neighborhoods.

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  1. davieboyplays December 7, 2012 at 4:29 pm
    although the dramatically sudden and most surely sudden embracement of the micro-apartment ... the truth is that the working class and poor have subsided for many generation with woefully little free floor space. it's not what you have - it's what you do with what you have. merry xmasses, david.
  2. Jeremy December 7, 2012 at 10:01 am
    Love this kind of thing. There was a programme on British TV recently called George Clarke's Amazing Spaces that profiled some ingenious double-use furniture. The most remarkable example was an apartment in Barcelona which had one room that could convert into a kitchen, then a bathroom, then a bedroom. There's a Youtube video about it: