Instead of Renting, this San Francisco Couple Bought a Boat
Here's an alternative to renting you may not have thought of: buying a houseboat. When model and designer Kyleigh Kuhn moved to the Bay Area from New York, she was discouraged by the prohibitive pricing of the apartments she found. But then she came across a listing for a houseboat rental on Craigslist — and then she had the idea of buying her own boat.
Interior design ideas: illustrator Oliver Jeffers' New York home - in pictures
Credit: Nicholas Calcott The thrift-store look can feel contrived, but here the pieces all fit. A roll-top desk from Craigslist was bought purely to fit the even smaller space in their previous apartment, above which sits this book-filled shelf.