Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.
In our September issue, Dwell editors round up the best multifunctional, compact furniture for small spaces. Here's a look at eight more products that will give you more room and more peace of mind.
A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.
These up-and-coming designers draw inspiration from their Caribbean heritage to create bold, colorful, and thoughtful objects for the contemporary home.
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
In our September 2014 issue, we feature compact homes from British Columbia to Los Angeles that make the most of their compact square footage.
The tiny house movement is no longer an obscure fad—around the United States, more and more homeowners are looking to downsize given rapidly rising real estate costs.
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire home.
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic designers.
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration to a growing community of tiny-house enthusiasts.
After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.
These accoutrements will make your home office work as hard as you do.
Master your interior domain with devices designed to optimize light, temperature, and atmosphere.
Speakers run the gamut from sculptural to stealthy, stationary to portable. These designs look as good as they sound.
For simple repairs and household chores, the smartest pieces get the job done correctly and efficiently.
Jettison your bulky furniture and swap in pieces that are collapsible, multifunctional, and modest in size.