Providing ample seating while entertaining guests can be a challenge – especially if you live in a small space and don’t have room for lots of chairs. To solve this problem, Dutch designer Rianne Koens developed her Oturakast series of modular stools, which can be stacked up to form a cabinet when they’re not in use. Each wooden unit features moveable legs that can be unfolded into a seat or folded up for stacking to create a custom modular cabinet. This simple yet beautiful design is a stroke of space-saving brilliance that makes the most of any tiny apartment.

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Koens developed her Oturakast drawers in a range of sizes, which makes them ideal for storing different items and adds visual punch when they’re stacked into a cabinet. The separate pieces can also act as steps, stools, or even ottomans. Koens recently graduated from theDesign Academy Eindhoven cum laude and specializes in creating clean and beautiful multi-functional solutions for everyday living.

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Via contemporist