StairCASE's Bottom Shelves Keep Highest Books in Reach

It's no surprise that a dude who lives in a city of 18 million people would appreciate the need to conserve space. Shanghai-based artist Danny Kuo created the StairCASE, a bookcase where the shelves slide out to become a stairwell. We've seen the amalgamation of shelves and stairs » 9/16/08 10:30pm 9/16/08 10:30pm before in London, but StairCASE can…

Space Saving Ironing Board Ladder: As Smart As It Is Deadly

There is no doubt about it—space saving design is a big selling point these days. Take this ironing board ladder for instance. It combines the functionality of a step ladder and an ironing board in a single unit that can fold away for easy storage. It seems like a great idea, but there is something about the unnatural… » 5/20/08 8:00pm 5/20/08 8:00pm