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A Door-Bottom Filter Keeps Your Neighbours' Smells Out Of Your Apartment

When you live in an apartment, not only do you have to put up with noisy neighbours, you also have to deal with their smells sneaking into your home via the hallway. A draft blocker is one way to seal off the crack at the bottom of your front door, but those always seem to be in the way. So the Door Filter, which attaches to the bottom and rides along whenever your front door’s opened and closed, seems like a far better one.


This Tiny Apartment Hides So Many Tricks To Make It Feel So Much Bigger

There are tiny apartments. And then there are ridiculously tiny apartments. And then there is this apartment. The only thing smaller than this 86 square foot apartment in Paris is a prison cell. Maybe. And yet this apartment hides so many tricks that it can transform itself to feel a lot bigger.


The US Cities That Allow The Tiniest Apartments

The development of micro-housing — apartments and other dwellings smaller than 28 square metres — is a growing trend in many popular cities cramped for space. But where in the country can you find the teeniest examples of this trend? Maybe not the cities you’d first guess.


This Hanging Bed Is The Ultimate Tiny Apartment Hack

Creative ways to hide your sleeping space are as old at the first murphy bed, but this might be a first: The owners of this London apartment have found a way to maximise their living space without resorting to a bed that folds into a closet.


10 Dirt-Cheap Ways To Make Your Apartment More Presentable

The days of movie posters and tapestries are over. It’s time to give your apartment some personality, but you probably don’t want to spend a fortune. Well, I’m here to tell you that it can be done, and I’ll also tell you exactly how to do it. Here are 10 tips for whipping your place into shape, without busting your budget.


The Most Expensive Apartments In The World's Most Expensive Cities

A few days ago, Mercer, the global human resources consulting firm, published its current list of the most expensive cities in the world. According to its survey, the most expensive place to station an employee isn’t New York or Tokyo. It’s Luanda, Angola.


These Apartments Grow Their Own Air Conditioning

A newly completed 15-unit apartment building in Hamburg, Germany, is already turning heads. Although, with a facade covered in sun-tracking algae tanks, it’s hard not to stare.


Spot The Hidden Bed In This Tiny Paris Apartment

Check it out: this Paris apartment is only 12sqm. Where on earth is the bed?


A Pretty Little Map Of All The San Francisco Apartments You Can't Afford

The Internet is a great place to look at things you can’t have, and this clever map that cross indexes San Franscico real estate listings with location fits snugly in that category. At least the nicer districts do.


This Swiss Apartment Complex Doubles As A Secret Snow Fortress

You might be a little confused, because this looks strikingly similar to the snow fortress in Inception. But no need to watch out for skiing dream assassins — it’s an apartment complex in Lausanne, Switzerland. (As far as we know).


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