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  1. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  2. Danish Prefab Feels Much Larger Than Its 861 Square Feet
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    Danish Prefab Feels Much Larger Than Its 861 Square Feet

    Sigurd Larsen created the illusion of space with high ceilings and tall windows.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.28.15

  3. Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space
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    Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space

    Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their envelopes.

    written by: Sam Eichblatt
    photos by: Steve King
    04.13.15

  4. Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses
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    Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses

    Release your inner child by hanging around a modern tree house.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.22.15

  5. A Tiny Tel Aviv Apartment Packs a Punch with No Walls
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    A Tiny Tel Aviv Apartment Packs a Punch with No Walls

    The architects used custom cabinets and glass to act as room dividers.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    04.26.15

  6. 8 Space-Saving Murphy Bed Designs
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    8 Space-Saving Murphy Bed Designs

    Check out how these Murphy bed designs cleverly maximize space and increase a room's functionality.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.18.15

  7. 10 Tiny Bedrooms
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    10 Tiny Bedrooms

    The bedroom is one of the only rooms in the house where smaller often really does mean cozier. We've selected ten of our favorite such sleeping quarters.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.26.15

  8. Stairway to Slumber: 13 Modern Sleeping Lofts
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    Stairway to Slumber: 13 Modern Sleeping Lofts

    Until we can figure out how to actually sleep on clouds, we'll settle for these sleeping lofts perched high above their living spaces.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.02.15

  9. An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated
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    An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

    Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.09.15

  10. 8 Homes with Space-Saving Digital Projectors
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    8 Homes with Space-Saving Digital Projectors

    Short on space but big on digital entertainment? Check out how these eight spaces creatively incorporated a projector in their home.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.09.15

  11. 5 Creative Bedrooms for Loft Living
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    5 Creative Bedrooms for Loft Living

    To build extraordinary lofted bedrooms, these homeowners and their designers creatively went where none have gone before.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.10.15

  12. 7 Tiny Backyards with Big Style
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    7 Tiny Backyards with Big Style

    When it comes to these small green spaces, it's not the size that matters.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.04.15

  13. How to Make the Most of a Tiny Bathroom
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    How to Make the Most of a Tiny Bathroom

    These small bathrooms reveal enormous possibilities.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.04.15

  14. 7 Petite Places People Call Home
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    7 Petite Places People Call Home

    Our annual small spaces issue is on newsstands now. To celebrate the theme—one of our most-popular—we've gathered seven petite residences from the Small Spaces, Big Ideas edition, which range from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.19.13

  15. The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces
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    The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces

    Tight quarters prove especially challenging. If you're at a loss on how to squeeze the most out of your small space, consider the expert advice and furniture picks that will help your bantam-sized...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.18.14

  16. Storage Solutions: 7 Hidden Closets
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    Storage Solutions: 7 Hidden Closets

    Hidden underneath a staircase or behind paneled walls, disappearing storage offers a way to keep your interiors clutter free.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.13.13

  17. An Eco-Friendly Compact Cabin in Washington
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    An Eco-Friendly Compact Cabin in Washington

    On Puget Sound, activist and filmmaker Anna Hoover collaborated with Les Eerkes, a principal at Olson Kundig Architects, on a 693-square-foot studio in the woods. Using freecycled materials and a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.16.14

  18. 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

  19. Convertible Home Bar Transforms Tiny Apartment
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    Convertible Home Bar Transforms Tiny Apartment

    Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Alan Tansey
    07.15.14

  20. Stunning Modern Cabins and Hideouts in a New Book
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    Stunning Modern Cabins and Hideouts in a New Book

    There's no denying the appeal of a cozy retreat tucked into the wilderness. Cabins, a new tome from Taschen due out in November, surveys structures spanning a riverfront boathouse to a bungalow in...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.15.14

  21. A Creative Staircase for a Compact NYC Loft
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    A Creative Staircase for a Compact NYC Loft

    For a renovation in New York's Greenwich Village, Sarah Zames and her team at General Assembly created a custom ship-ladder staircase and gourmet eat-in kitchen.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.12.15

  22. A Compact Minimalist Apartment in Slovenia
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    A Compact Minimalist Apartment in Slovenia

    Though diminutive in size, a Slovenia apartment renovation represents a dramatic results. "Our aim was to adapt this interior to the versatile, ever-changing needs of the modern customer," says...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.04.14

  23. Clever Ideas for Loft Beds
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    Clever Ideas for Loft Beds

    In apartments where every square foot counts, lofted beds can act as both a stylish and space-saving element.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    06.02.14

  24. How To Use Color in Small Spaces
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    How To Use Color in Small Spaces

    While many shy away from using bold color in small spaces, there is no reason spatial restrictions should restrict the imagination.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    06.02.14

  25. 7 Tiny Cabins We Love
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    7 Tiny Cabins We Love

    These off-the-grid retreats are bright, cozy and minimal, perfect for summer or winter getaways.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    06.09.14

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