Living Cubes, Digital Dudz, Retro Controllers & D’Lo Brown – WIRed #64

In this week’s episode of WIRed — coming “live” from Camp Crystal Lake — I talk about maximizing limited living space with the Living Cube, how a guy quit his job at NASA to design techy t-shirts, the return of 8-bit pixels in controller-form, and why D’Lo Brown got me back into wrestling. Continue reading “Living Cubes, Digital Dudz, Retro Controllers & D’Lo Brown – WIRed #64”

The Multi-Purpose Living Cube Fits Life/Storage Into 100 Square Feet

Having recently gotten on-board the “Girls” bandwagon, I was particularly intrigued by the apartment belonging to recurring character Charlie Dattolo, which contained a series of custom space-optimizing casework, raised lounging platform over a bed alcove and a funky kitchenette. Seeing this had confirmed an personal preference that not needing a WHOLE LOT of space, just a smart method to utilize and maximize as much space as possible in a small setting.  This led me to find some work from a Swiss designer Till Könneker, who himself recently came up with a great way to maximize storage space in the limited space in his studio apartment.  Könneker created a loft bed called the Living Cube, which incorporates varied features ranging from an entertainment center, a clothes rack, and even a walk-in closet for keeping certain unmentionables out of sight. Continue reading “The Multi-Purpose Living Cube Fits Life/Storage Into 100 Square Feet”