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  1. 5 Spacious San Francisco Homes
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    5 Spacious San Francisco Homes

    Thanks to innovative modern design, these five urban San Francisco homes feel bigger than they look.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.24.13

  2. 8 Issues Dedicated to Small Spaces
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    8 Issues Dedicated to Small Spaces

    At Dwell, we've loved small spaces from the get-go. Cruise through these eight issues from our archive to see all the ways that small is smart.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.22.13

  3. 7 Cozy Modern Box Homes
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    7 Cozy Modern Box Homes

    With shapes ranging from perfect cubes to rectangular prisms, these seven box homes teach their inhabitants to be happy with less.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.22.13

  4. Design 101: Think Small
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    Design 101: Think Small

    A five-step program for those suffering from too much stuff and not enough space.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.05.13

  5. Tiny Architecture: 5 Modern Outbuildings
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    Tiny Architecture: 5 Modern Outbuildings

    Who doesn't fantasize about a small place of one's own—a retreat, an escape, a house built for one? Here, five small modern outbuildings that don't skimp on design—and offer a chance to be alone,...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.02.13

  6. Modern Storage Solutions: 5 Smart Built-Ins and Closets
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    Modern Storage Solutions: 5 Smart Built-Ins and Closets

    When space is tight, designers often eke out additional (hidden) square footage by going deep—into the walls and furnishings themselves. Built-in shelving, closets, and creative, multipurpose built...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.10.13

  7. 5 Lofts Worth a Second Look
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    5 Lofts Worth a Second Look

    Previously seen in "7 Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places", take a look at how these five homeowners have comfortably converted compact spaces into capacious dwellings.

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.03.13

  8. A Look at Space Saving Furniture
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    A Look at Space Saving Furniture

    Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.

    written by: Janet Majors
    06.03.13

  9. A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
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    A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu

    Having spent many years pining for her own space at the beach, Sofie Howard—photographer agent and owner of Los Angeles–based Commune Images—finally found it at Paradise Cove Mobile Home Park in...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Spencer Lowell
    05.31.13

  10. Living in a 1912 Schoolhouse
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    Living in a 1912 Schoolhouse

    In rural Wisconsin, a family transforms a one-room schoolhouse dating from 1912 into a cozy weekend getaway.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.24.13

  11. 5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses
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    5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses

    It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces. But when a house is also unusually narrow, that brings additional spatial challenges—often provoking out-of-the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.21.13

  12. Compact Wooden Home in Japan
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    Compact Wooden Home in Japan

    A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    05.14.13

  13. 5 Outdoor Campers
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    5 Outdoor Campers

    With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.07.13

  14. Second Floor Living
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    Second Floor Living

    Whether it’s a first apartment or a penthouse in the sky, these notoriously small spaces can house big style. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite fancy flats.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.06.13

  15. 10 Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

    10 Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

    Whether tightly housed in a 800-sq. ft. home or living the life as a 7x7-sized room occupant, these ten furniture helpers will work its storage-saving magic into any small space.

    04.30.13

  16. Sneak Peek: Jean Prouvé at Design Miami/Basel
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    Sneak Peek: Jean Prouvé at Design Miami/Basel

    In tandem with Design Miami/Basel this June, Paris Galerie Patrick Seguin will present a prototype of Jean Prouvé’s Maison des Jours Meilleurs (Better Days House).

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.29.13

  17. Through House in Toronto, Canada
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    Through House in Toronto, Canada

    A house from the 1880s that's narrow, small, and in terrible shape: is this the place for a great modern interior? In the hands of Toronto architect Heather Dubbeldam, it turned out to be exactly...

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Bob Gundu
    04.25.13

  18. Clever Kitchen Storage Trick
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    Clever Kitchen Storage Trick

    What to do if you want a small, minimalist kitchen—but, like any normal person, you have lots of stuff you need to stash away? In this farmhouse in Outgaarden, Belgian architects 51n4e devised a...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.03.13

  19. A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment
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    A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment

    Taking cues from Piet Mondrian's iconic Broadway Boogie Woogie painting, architect and critic Joseph Giovannini recasts a New York City studio apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Eduard Hueber
    03.28.13

  20. To Tiny, with Love
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    To Tiny, with Love

    Back by popular demand: More tiny house resources! Small is the new black (well, if black were architecture). In our last roundup of tiny house resources and websites, readers submitted their own...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.25.13

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