Japanese interior design has never failed to amaze us, particularly with its dedication to making use of the smallest of spaces. Recently, more and more people are choosing to work from home. With the availability of modern technology and the hassle of commuting, a home office has become a necessity. Moreover, many people want to create a safe play space for their kids at home. However, they are often faced with the challenge of finding a suitable space within their home.
This is where SuMiKa comes in. The company has revolutionized Japanese interior design with a line of coworking spaces that fit into any home. SuMiKa has created a ‘house within a house’ concept that brings together the whole family under a miniature roof. With four different designs to choose from, each one brings something special to your home. Furthermore, they all include a desk, storage, and bedroom functions. These micro-houses also come with a comfortable payment plan. So if your home is short on a co-working space, check out SuMiKa’s spectacular Japanese interior design ideas.
Priced at 478,000 yen without tax (approximately $4270), the co-ba HOME is the cheapest and smallest of the line. This hut within your home features an open window with a wooden desk extending through both sides. This, of course, means you are able to work inside and outside the hut at the same time. It also allows you to either work independently or as a family. Moreover, the co-ba HOME gives you the option of either a flip-up door or double doors. This item also carries lots of space for creativity as the main body is made out of unpainted plywood. You and your family will be able to paint the walls or even cover them with your favorite wallpaper. The co-ba HOME is 1700 mm wide, 600 mm deep, and 1900 mm high.
Next, we come to the 699,000 yen ($6240) Stacks A model. Specifically tailored for kids, the Stacks A allows you to create a space for your children almost anywhere in the house. With a dedicated space for a bed or sofa, this micro-house is every child’s dream. You can attach shelves for storage or hooks for clothes to the model according to your needs. Stacks A also features a study desk that allows you to look out from the top of the model. Moreover, it also comes in unpainted plywood that you can paint in whichever color you see fit. The Stacks A measures 2020 mm wide, 1041 mm deep, and 1820 mm high. It also comes in a smaller size at 1700 mm wide, 856 mm deep, and 1820 mm high.
The 777,000 yen ($6940) Stacks B model is an impressive way to make use of small spaces. This model can be set up against a wall to create a little study or bedroom, or even set in the middle of a room as a partition. Furthermore, the outer wall is strong enough to carry a TV or even mirror, giving it yet another use. The model also includes shelves and a worktable.Stacks B stands as a narrow passage inside which you can design a co-working space for you and your family. It can easily blend into your surrounding as the unpainted plywood allows you to color it according to your needs. At 2400 mm wide, 1041 mm deep, and 1820 mm high, Stacks B can fit into the smallest of homes.
Finally, we come to the most expensive of the Japanese interior design workspace models, the 1,555,000 yen ($13,885) Urokoya cabin. Referred to as the multifunctional hut, Urokoya is a dome-shaped shelf with an entrance and a closet and is made up of three parts. Inside, there is a double bed surrounded by space that you can fill as you please. The exterior of the model, which features protruding shelves, can be used as a bookshelf or even as benches and TV boards. Urokoya is an aesthetically pleasing addition to any room, with a roof that can be finished with DIY tiles. Although it is the least practical of the models, Urokoya can easily transform any room it is placed in. It is also the largest of the models, measuring at 3200 mm wide, 3000 mm deep, and 2206 mm high.