If you've been fortunate enough to experience San Francisco, you'll know exactly what we're talking about when we say that it is an architectural feast for your eyes! Everywhere you turn, you're pleasantly bombarded with configurations of domiciles that literally take your breath away. Whether you've traveled there or not, you may, however, be familiar with the notion that living there is not exactly friendly to your pocket book. The key is to know and understand how to take a small space and give it a big design. We'll take a look at how this tiny brick boiler room that was transformed into a guesthouse by flexing a little creative muscle!
The split level design of this home draws your eyes upward, providing the illusion of a larger space. The ground floor is composed of the kitchen and living-dining room area; the closet and bathroom occupy the mezzanine floor, which can be accessed by a ship's ladder; and the sleeping area is lofted and hovers right over that. Having three floors provides different levels of privacy and gives the sleeping loft more of an alcove feel.
San Francisco isn't the only city with small dwelling spaces, so no matter where you reside, we would love to help give your petite pad a big design! Whether it's 100 or 1,000 square feet, it's about looking for opportunities and experimenting with light, volume, and materials and we can't wait to work with you!