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Watch: A Swiss Army Knife-inspired transformer apartment in NYC
Faircompanies steps inside a compact, cleverly designed Manhattan studio apartment where nearly every surface slides, opens and folds and where both the kitchen table and the Murphy Bed are assisted by hydraulics.
In addition to watching this excellent-as-always video from faircompanies, you can also learn more about Robert and Rosa Garneau's living space over at Dwell where the couple, both trained architects, further explain the various features of their apartment. Says Robert: "The analogy I love to use is that our apartment is like a Swiss Army knife: a compact, well-designed, functional thing of beauty."
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