Small apartments, tiny homes, mother-in-law apartments, and prefab outbuildings are examples of modern design ideas for the small space movement. Spatial constraints yield ingenious tactics for living in a smaller space. Here you'll find furniture and design for small homes, ideas for living with less space, and smart solutions for tight footprints. Flexible furniture like Murphy beds, tables that transform, sleeper sofas, and modular systems for storage create the best small spaces.

ADU's: living large in small spaces
You might recognize an Accessory Dwelling Unit or ADU by one of its many other names like granny flats, in-law units, laneway...
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Big on Broadway, Small on Space: Inside the Studio of Actor Adam Kantor
Performer Adam Kantor shares how transforming pieces by Resource Furniture allow him to live large, even in 350 square feet.
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
The #1 Small-Space Hack New Yorkers Swear By
Small-space decorating can be a challenge—few people know this better than Manhattanites.
Share your Small Space!
Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...
Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces
Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...
12 Perfect Plunge Pools For Your Small Outdoor Space
Don't have space for a massive pool in your backyard? No need to worry.
How To Create a Small Space Garden
Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.
This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Small Spaces
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.
Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.
Small Space Solution: The Splitback Sofa Series
The Splitback Sofa series from Innovation USA expertly pairs design and functionality.
The First Apartment Book: Cool Designs for Small Spaces
After reading Aaron Britt’s interview with Kyle Schuneman on masculine design for our June Interior Design issue (on newsstands...
Bosch's Streamlined Kitchen and Laundry Appliances Are Made for Small Spaces
Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and laundry room.