Where to buy furniture/home accessories online for small spaces?
May 22, 2008 2:14 PM   Subscribe

Furniture for small spaces: Somewhere on the internet, there exists a hip little home furniture/accessories store with products designed specifically for those living in tiny dwellings. Do you know what it is?

I, of course, failed to bookmark it. Thanks in advance.
posted by krisken to Home & Garden (11 answers total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: Two links for the price of one.
posted by TryTheTilapia at 2:19 PM on May 22, 2008

Zero-footprint furniture (prototype).
posted by Exchequer at 2:33 PM on May 22, 2008

yes, follow TTT's link through to Tiny Living. It's a great store to visit- it's a small hole-in-the-wall to help exemplify the practicality of its wares- and their online store seems to have an even wider selection.
posted by self at 2:37 PM on May 22, 2008

It's not terribly hip, but this store has some nice, smaller scale furniture.
posted by suki at 2:42 PM on May 22, 2008

posted by saradarlin at 3:07 PM on May 22, 2008

To echo TryTheTilapia, the Apartment Therapy blog covers home design, organization, furnishings, etc. with a bias toward small dwellings. (If you ask me, though, there's also a bias towards large budgets.)
posted by cobra libre at 4:03 PM on May 22, 2008

Maybe you're thinking of Tiny Living?
posted by iconomy at 5:46 PM on May 22, 2008

A few more possibilities: Del-Teet, UrbanaRue, and Rowe Furniture's MiniMod.
posted by jeri at 8:24 PM on May 22, 2008

Room and Board seems to have a lot of smaller scale sofas and chairs. I know this because I love their stuff but have been looking (with frustration) for larger-scale pieces.
posted by killy willy at 9:39 PM on May 22, 2008

I really wish there was someone out there designing furniture that took advantage of taller ceilings. I've lived in some pretty cramped apartments in my time, and I could never understand why it was impossible to find a desk with a hutch that went up 7' with shelves built into it. I mean, that's just a no-brainer! All that dead space above short bookshelves, short desks, etc. -- it's crazy. And a lot of leases forbid adding things like shelves, so if it can't be done with furniture, it can't be done. All I see out there these days are ugly shelving "systems" that don't amount to much more than some metal tubes and a couple of flat boards that look like they belong in a workshop, not a living room.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 3:44 AM on May 23, 2008

Response by poster: Tiny Living was the place I was thinking of. Thanks for all the other suggestions, too!
posted by krisken at 7:58 AM on May 23, 2008

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