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July 22, 2013
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.
January/February 2005 issue of Dwell

Lest you think the suburbs are breed only outsized homes, this Palo Alto abode proves otherwise in our 2005 issue Small is the New Big. Our cover story is about a San Francisco home built on a 20-foot-wide lot. Photo by: Todd Hido

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Dwell May 2007 cover

Smaller is Smarter features this awesome, space-saving, 426-square-foot loft in San Diego, California. Photo by: Misha Gravenor

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Dwell March 2008 cover

The Boxhome is a great example of small Scandinavian simplicity and this Austin, Texas, bungalow gets a modern update without exploding its tiny footprint in our Small Wonders issue. Photo by: Pia Ulin

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LA isn't known for mini houses, but this small home and studio buck the trend. A family of four lives in a 700-square-foot apartment in New York. Photo by: Raimund Koch

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Dwell May, 2010 cover

Check out this issue of sweet small spots, including our cover story on arhitect Per Bornstein's diminutive home in Sweden. Photo by: Pia Ulin

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Cover of November, 2011 issue of Dwell

In our 2011 small spaces issue we checked out the home of a pair of design-savvy Portlanders. And in the cover story we check out a small New York spot remade with 36 commercial doors. Photo by: Nicholas Calcott

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Dwell magazine cover November 2012

We visited a pair of glass pavilions in Sonoma, California, and a 240-square-foot apartment in New York City. Photo by: Matthew Millman

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January/February 2005 issue of Dwell

Lest you think the suburbs are breed only outsized homes, this Palo Alto abode proves otherwise in our 2005 issue Small is the New Big. Our cover story is about a San Francisco home built on a 20-foot-wide lot. Photo by: Todd Hido

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