Why can't we make our homes comfortable for tall and short people?


Some cooking islands can be adjusted in height. Photo: TEAM 7/dpa

Sharing a flat or a house with someone else means that your home has to fulfil different requirements. But while couples and roommates are usually able to negotiate a cleaning schedule and who has to take the trash out, things are a little more complicated when it comes to furniture.

Ever had a short roommate complain that the kitchen surfaces are too tall? Or does your partner, who is taller than you, regularly moan that the couch is unaccommodating?

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