Monday, March 23, 2009

Lotta Jansdotter in San Francisco








I was browsing the Sunset Magazine site and found this great feature on designer Lotta Jansdotter and husband Nick Anderson's tiny 735 square foot apartment in San Francisco. Lotta and Nick are in New York now, but it's lovely to be able to revisit their old home and see their great ideas for living large (and inexpensively) in a small space. Have a look at more photos of their San Francisco home here. And visit Lotta's online shop here, too.

From top to bottom: The living room transformed quickly into a guest room when company visited, with a futon that unfolded into a bed, and the coffee table becoming a nightstand; The bedroom was created when Jansdotter and Anderson found that their full-size bed fit perfectly in their oversized storage closet; The dining room was a desk for two by day; In the kitchen the walls became storage space; The printed linen bags in the hallway were designed by Lotta; The old school lockers, repurposed as storage, were salvaged by Lotta off the street, and stored light bulbs, linens, laundry detergent, towels and such; Even the tiniest space was used, such as this tall narrow shelf unit tucked between two doors.

10 comments :

liza said...

Thank you for sharing these. She's as clever and stylish in her home as she is in her work. Beautiful photos.

Mujer imperfecta said...

Lovely apartment!

Not your goddess said...

Hi, I love your blog and I try to pop by whenever I get the chance, so I've awarded you the lemonade award :)
http://notyourgoddess.blogspot.com/2009/03/lemonade-award.html

automatism said...

Thanks so much for the award!!! So sweet of you!!!

:-)

butter flying said...

Beautiful pictures for a wonderful apartment!

Cassie said...

I love this!

wide open spaces said...

everything about her is just adorable. love her.

Marie-Eve said...

What a beautiful inspiration for small spaces! She is talented and she live in a stunning space.

Marie-Eve said...

What a beautiful inspiration for small spaces! She is talented and she live in a stunning space.

Ashley said...

I love those lockers! Only if I owned them, I would have to paste the inside with magazine cut outs in honour of my grade school locker! Thanks for the post!

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