Small Spaces

10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house...
The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home
A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...
A Tiny House in the Backyard Perfect to Host Guests
It is not easy to design the interior of a tiny house without making compromises in style or functionality.
A Tiny House Remodel in a Bohemian L.A. Canyon
On a tight budget, a designer helps an indie film director maximize his small space.
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
This 60-Square-Foot Structure Divides and Conquers in a Manhattan Renovation
In a New York loft, a multifunctional cube provides a space-saving fix that’s anything but square.
This Cozy Home Totally Changes How We Think of Tribeca Lofts
A Manhattan renovation takes cues from its neighbors—a pioneering artist’s loft and the light of the nearby Hudson River.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft
Drawing inspiration from game design and the whimsical geometries of M.C. Escher, architecture firm CHA:COL designs a...
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin
With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter Fehrentz transforms a 646-square-foot apartment in...
A Pivoting Wall Makes This Tiny Studio a Fit For Any Occasion
Movable modular parts make this renovated, 400-square-foot Manhattan apartment a flexible feat.
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.
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
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...
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
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.
8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.
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...
A Mini-Home With Mega-Views
At just 430 square feet, an artist's retreat takes advantage of the surrounding scenery to define interior spaces without...
This California–Made Camper Is All You Need to Get Your Adventures Going
At this point, everyone knows how much we love the outdoors.
A London Town House Renovation Beaming with Personality
Tigg Coll Architects takes a new approach to a straightforward town house renovation and expansion.
Photo of the Week: Tiny Home Office in a Former Garage
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
A Home, Studio, and Gallery Support a Growing Art Scene in Georgia
A forward-thinking architect builds a multifunctional structure with a burgeoning community in mind.

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