Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
500 Square Feet Is Just Right in Greenpoint
Adorned with succulents and sunlight, this compact Brooklyn pad is the perfect home base for a creative couple.
Renovation: 800 Square Feet
While in the process of helping his father find a suitable home closer to his family, Sacramento designer Curtis Popp realized he...
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
725 Square Feet and Loads of Modern Gems
This compact New York City apartment is chock-full of vintage highlights.
Micro-Dwellings Across America
From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...
This Luxurious Apartment in Greenwich Village Is Only 520 Square Feet
A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.
How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
How Tiny Is 350 Square Feet?
Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.
9 Small Studios Where Writers and Artists Can Get Creative
If you’re a writer or an artist of any kind, you probably understand how important it is to have a little space of your own where...
10 Small Apartments by a Hong Kong Design Studio That Are Less Than 1,000 Square Feet
A pragmatic Hong Kong-based design studio finds solutions to the challenges that come with small space living.
In Just 450 Square Feet, A New York Architect Crafts a Multifunctional Apartment of His Own
With a Murphy bed and a revised layout, a studio apartment becomes a transformable one-bedroom.
See How This Compact Home in Vietnam Makes the Most of 194 Square Feet
Along a cul-de-sac in the densely populated Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh City, a 194-square-foot plot slotted tightly between...
How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...
Famed Architect Josh Blumer Gets Creative With Sustainable Design
Inspired by creative discussion and sustainability, Santa Barbara–based Josh Blumer has built his reputation on crafting...
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
On Your Mark, Get Sett
Austin-based modern prefab designer Kimber Reed wants you to space out.
Density Down Under
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a...
A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K
A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.
A Tiny Apartment Transforms Into a Stylish, Space-Saving Bachelor Pad For $84K
Hidden storage and flexible living are prioritized in this modern apartment of just 500 square feet.