AT THE ELM. Carpenter Crisow von Schulz constructed the cabinets in this Amsterdam houseboat kitchen from a single elm tree. The organically curving lines were intended as a contrast to the rectilinear architecture of the houseboat. Photo by: Rene Mesman
400 square feet may not seem like a lot — but that& reckoning without the ingenuity of Swedish design. Thanks to a simple but very smart floor plan, this diminutive Swedish apartment makes living small look positively luxurious.
Credit: Lee Garland Taylor may be self-taught and on a budget, but his home is a lesson in how to use colour and pattern. Retro and Scandinavian in feel, it features pops of primary colour amid geometric and striped monochrome prints, animal motifs and pa