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.
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.
An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
We're currently ruminating on small spaces of all configurations. But while small spaces often call to mind tiny urban apartments and compact cabins, how could we forget about another classic type...
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.
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
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...
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...
Hidden underneath a staircase or behind paneled walls, disappearing storage offers a way to keep your interiors clutter free.
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...
Taking cues from Piet Mondrian's iconic Broadway Boogie Woogie painting, architect and critic Joseph Giovannini recasts a New York City studio apartment.
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...
Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.
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...
It can be a challenge to achieve a feeling of coziness without making a space seem cluttered. But spatial restrictions sometimes produce the most creative solutions.
In apartments where every square foot counts, lofted beds can act as both a stylish and space-saving element.
While many shy away from using bold color in small spaces, there is no reason spatial restrictions should restrict the imagination.
These off-the-grid retreats are bright, cozy and minimal, perfect for summer or winter getaways.
For those who wish to entertain but have limited space, these versatile products can help—without taking up too much room or breaking the bank.
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 growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
In October, the light in Norway is cold and diffused by rain. It's "our worst month," says John Roger Holte, a Norwegian artist and builder. The weather may be dismal here, but the...
New Yorkers often work, eat, sleep, and entertain in a single room. But for Milan Hughston, a renovation turned that predicament into a pleasure.