Small Spaces

When you inhabit a small space, finding creative solutions are a must. Explore compact spaces, tiny houses, and studios that employ clever storage solutions. From multifunctional rooms, to space-saving hacks, to lofted living, these dwellings exhibit resourcefulness, flexibility, and style.

A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
Tucked behind a Seattle home, this beautiful backyard reading retreat of glass, timber, and tile offers an idyllic escape from city life.
By Lucy Wang - 4 days ago
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
In the land-strapped city of Bandung, Indonesia, the newly renovated 4x6x6 House achieves the illusion of spaciousness despite its compact footprint.
 - 5 days ago
Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K
Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K
New Zealand–based Build Tiny launches a stylish tiny abode that can be ordered move-in ready or prepped for personalization.
 - 10 days ago
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest National Parks.
 - 12 days ago
Rotated Volumes Cleverly Maximize Space in a Tiny Shanghai Apartment
Rotated Volumes Cleverly Maximize Space in a Tiny Shanghai Apartment
In space-strapped Shanghai, local architects look to rotating boxes and playful pops of colors to create a delightful modern home.
 - 13 days ago
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
On a sun-soaked cliff off the coast of Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin offers affordable, eco-friendly accommodation—all in 97 square feet.
 - 13 days ago
Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins
A luxury boutique hotel draws inspiration from the shipwrecks that line Namibia’s treacherous Skeleton Coast to create a thrilling getaway.
 - 14 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Tired RV Is Refreshed and Relisted For $21K
Budget Breakdown: A Tired RV Is Refreshed and Relisted For $21K
A DIY couple in Phoenix give a 2004 Jayco camper a contemporary upgrade and put it back on the market.
 - a month ago
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design
Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.
 - 18 days ago
A Luxe, Handcrafted Tree House Offers Blissful Escape Into Nature
A Luxe, Handcrafted Tree House Offers Blissful Escape Into Nature
Nestled among four mature Beech trees, this hexagonal tree house invites visitors to reconnect with nature in a surprisingly luxurious setting.
 - 18 days ago
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K
Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.
 - 18 days ago
Before and After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
Before and After: An Uninspired RV Gets a Cheery Refresh For $5K
A couple revamp an outdated travel trailer on a tight budget, infusing modern amenities and farmhouse-inspired vibes.
 - 19 days ago
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
A weekend getaway for a creative couple outside Bratislava is inspired by the nomadic structure.
 - 20 days ago
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
Built to weather a harsh, mountain climate, this sleek pool house in Park City, Utah, transitions easily from private guesthouse to party central.
 - a month ago
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds benefitting children's hospitals.
 - 24 days ago
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
 - a month ago
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
 - a month ago
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
Inspired by a picture of a lunar lander, a naval architect perches a tiny house in the shrub-steppe landscape of Eastern Washington.
 - a month ago
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary choice of materials.
 - a month ago
A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K
A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K
Completed on a budget of $35,000, this 355-square-foot apartment has been designed with young professionals in mind.
 - a month ago
An Old Stone Building in Tuscany Becomes a Modern Hideaway
An Old Stone Building in Tuscany Becomes a Modern Hideaway
A clever renovation transforms an irregularly shaped dwelling in Trequanda, Italy, into a tiny retreat that's bursting with character.
 - a month ago
6 Midwestern Tiny Home Companies to Help You Downsize
6 Midwestern Tiny Home Companies to Help You Downsize
If you're based in the Midwest and looking to move into a tiny home, these regional companies are your answer.
 - a month ago
A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment
A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment
A Manhattan pied-à-terre provides a homey retreat for Canadians who frequently visit New York.
 - a month ago
A Melbourne Couple Escape City Living in This Tasmanian Retreat
A Melbourne Couple Escape City Living in This Tasmanian Retreat
Despite its dark facade to visually recede into the bush, this countryside home boasts bright, light, and cozy interiors.
 - a month ago
Before and After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover
Before and After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover
After suffering years of neglect, a historic row home breathes new life as a chic and modern residence.
 - a month ago
Budget Breakdown: One Couple Give a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter a Dreamy Makeover For $19K
Budget Breakdown: One Couple Give a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter a Dreamy Makeover For $19K
The husband-and-wife duo behind Colorado Caravan transform a 1969 Airstream Globetrotter for $19,180.
 - a month ago
This Oregon Company Crafts Exceptional Tiny Homes Starting at $40K
This Oregon Company Crafts Exceptional Tiny Homes Starting at $40K
Hunkered down during a week-long snow storm, three couples hatch a plan to build purposefully designed and expertly crafted tiny homes under the moniker Tiny Heirloom.
 - 2 months ago
An Old Grain Silo Makes an Enchanting Tiny Home in Phoenix
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 challenges.
 - 2 months ago
These Rotterdam Apartments Put the Average Student Dorm to Shame
These Rotterdam Apartments Put the Average Student Dorm to Shame
Inspired by the tiny house movement, Standard Studio turns 194-square-foot offices into freshman housing at Erasmus University in the Netherlands.
 - 2 months ago
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.
 - 2 months ago