Because the apartment is such a small space, there was no other option than to make it as flexible as possible. Schallert worked with Appolloni to come up with a practical design that would work for his lifestyle. "I basically had to write an exact list of all my belongings that would have to fit into the apartment," Schallert says. The result: Everything is within reach and in its assigned space. A fold-out panel serves as a desk, panels pop open to reveal storage, and the bed pulls in and out of a large slot as needed. "It's almost like living in a big closet," Schallert says.