Collection by Dora Vanette

Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes


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.

Reclaimed materials like salvaged windows and doors kept costs down, while white paint, bright customized workspaces,...
A door next to the bed drops down, opening the room to its surroundings.
The vacation complex is designed to promote an easy flow between the two families' spaces, which include guest cabins...
The interior of Jaanus Orgusaar's NOA cabin in the Virumaa region of Estonia.
The entire Wooden Cabin—including the sleeping cubbies, shown here—is clad in locally sourced larch, which over time...
Photo by Leo...
The Fish Camp acts as the couple’s forest getaway, just a quarter mile from their main house.

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