Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Sky Small
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting.
A Geometric Montreal Home Creates a Sense of Grandeur With a Small Footprint
Designers Nicholas Francoeur and Joel Fontaine Lortie renovate a single-story dwelling, utilizing double-height ceilings to...
A Green-Roofed Maine Home Rises Above a Limited Footprint
After an unexpected disaster, a homeowner takes a rebuild into his own hands (literally).
This “No Footprint” Prefab Embraces Tropical Modernism and Sustainable Design
A 1,600-square-foot home in Costa Rica takes advantage of passive cooling techniques to tread lightly on the land it sits on.
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
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...
Climate-Conscious Design: 8 Visionaries and the Best Products for a Lighter Footprint
Our annual overview features the top companies and pioneering designers who are pushing the limits.
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
In a popular New Zealand enclave, two homeowners buck the bigger-is-better building trend with a modest getaway tucked into the...
Small “Hybrid Prefab” Home in the Desert
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
Top 9 Small Spaces of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards may be petite, but they pack a big punch.
Think Small With This Gigantic Guide to Tiny Homes
Downsizing your life? Big benefits await.
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
Editor's Letter: Small Space, Big Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.
Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
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.
Two Designers Create a Small but Luxe Retreat in the Catskills
A jewel-like home rises on a six-acre site in rural New York.
A Loft Mezzanine Cleverly Enlarges This Small Beijing Flat
Awkward sloping ceilings are put to good use in this family apartment known as the Starburst House in Beijing, China.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
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.
A Small Guatemalan Hut Gains a Thoughtful Glazed Expansion
Wrapped in floor-to-ceiling glazing, this light-filled retreat embraces the Guatemalan forest from all angles.
What's the Best Way to Save Space in a Small Bathroom?
To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
Dwell’s Top 10 Small Spaces of 2017
Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.
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.
Small Box Home With Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...

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