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6 Novel Space-Saving Designs

By Dwell @dwell
As they open, they fold and stack flush. There was no room for a pocket door since the oven is directly next to the partitioned-off space.

After a young couple purchased an apartment in New York City's Greenwich Village, they turned to Matthew Miller of local firm StudioLAB to rescue its dark, closed-off interiors. The 800-square-foot apartment was divided into two 400-square-foot levels. 

One of the home's boldest space-saving moves is this set of custom pivot-sliding doors, which offers the flexibility of a private room for guests without having to be permanently closed off from the rest of the apartment when not in use. The doors are set on a track by Häfele and pivot 90 degrees. As they open, they fold and stack flush. There was no room for a pocket door since the oven is directly next to the partitioned-off space.


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