9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
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.
These 9 Spaces Show How to Rock a Monochromatic Color Scheme
Decorating with a single color might sound boring, restrictive, uninspired, or unadventurous, but the results can be anything but...
Q&A: How Berman Horn Studio Used Color to Create a Bright, Light-Filled Retreat in Maine
Architect Maria Berman discusses the importance of selecting a front door color—and why some coastal color trends never go out of...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
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.
Q&A: How British-Nigerian Designer Yinka Ilori Uses Color to Celebrate His Heritage
Yinka Ilori tells us about his passion for color, how public spaces can bring communities together, and why his parents are his...
Top 9 Small Spaces of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards may be petite, but they pack a big punch.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
How to Use Subway Tile to Spruce Up a Kitchen
Ranging from classic to bold, subway tiles are a sure bet when it comes to outfitting your kitchen.
How to Use Modern Home Decor in Unexpected Ways
If you feel like you're seeing all the same decorating ideas over and over and would rather take a fresh approach to your...
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...
6 Hallway Hacks to Turn Them Into Usable Space
Put your corridors to work as storage, seating, or gallery space with these ideas.
Dwell’s Top 10 Small Spaces of 2017
Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
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.
What's the Best Way to Save Space in a Small Bathroom?
To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.
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.
How Small is Too Small?
The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...
A Moscow Apartment Uses Bold Color to Channel Moroccan Medinas
The architecture firm CXEMA references the old quarters of Morocco’s cities with vibrant hues and a unique approach to the...
This Edward Fickett–Designed Midcentury Makes Delightful Use of Color
On the market for $2,285,000, the modernized pad also boasts a backyard pool and guesthouse.
28 Electrifying Ways to Use the Color Orange in Your Home
As these exuberant homes show, the secret to using this bold hue is balancing it with neutral tones, plenty of natural light, and...
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
Two DIYers Erect an Off-Grid Cabin in the Canadian Rockies for Next to Nothing
Thanks to their savvy with salvaged materials and knack for bartering, Nathalie and Greg Kupfer constructed the micro-cabin for...
One Man’s Tiny Home Acts as a Prototype in a Village for Those Who Lacked Housing
Before moving into the Community First! Village outside East Austin, Jesse Brown spent 30 years without a home.
A Tiny Cor-Ten Steel Cabin Is in Perfect Sync With the Surrounding Woods
Winkelman Architecture delivers grown-up summer-camp vibes with this unassuming retreat on the coast of Maine.
A Family of Five Adds a Whimsical Tree House to Their Slice of Paradise in Northern California
A rope bridge slung across a ravine leads to an imaginative retreat by San Francisco–based artist and designer Jay Nelson.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Turns Her Parents’ Garage Into a Tiny Home for $2,695
Moving home to Torrance, California, to take care of her dad, Monica Chang makes clever use of 170 square feet.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Extraordinaire Builds the Tiny Home of Her Dreams With $12K
At 23 years old, self-taught designer Mariah Hoffman set out to craft her own 156-square-foot sanctuary.
An Old Grain Silo Makes an Enchanting Tiny Home in Phoenix
Tucked into the urban grid, a 340-square-foot grain silo becomes an unexpected desert oasis that overcomes several design...
A Hawaii-Based Couple Build a Luminous Tiny House in Just 25 Days
Facing a COVID-19 shutdown, Taylor and Michaella McClendon recruit their family to build a breezy tiny home on the Big...
A Family of Four Sets Sail Aboard Their Beloved Tugboat Named Lucy
The cofounders of The Brooklyn Home Company take their skill set to sea to give a 1983 tugboat a bow-to-stern revamp.
This 180-Square-Foot Tiny Home in Australia Is One Woman’s Fresh Start
After the death of her husband, a Byron Bay local moves into a diminutive dwelling that takes cues from the coastal locale.
Rental Revamp: A Brooklyn Designer Proves That 88 Square Feet Don’t Have to Feel Small
Joshua Skirtich’s pegboard wall and pulley-system closet serve as clutter control in his Bushwick live/work space.
A Pair of Pine Cone–Shaped Tree Houses Overlook a Grand Fjord in Norway
Two rentable dwellings suspended from living trees bring a couple’s dream to life.

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