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.

Cozy and Compact: 10 Tiny Homes in the Big Apple
Cozy and Compact: 10 Tiny Homes in the Big Apple
The motto "the bigger the better" simply doesn't exist in our book. We firmly believe that you can create the perfect home for yourself, no matter the size.
 - a year ago
At His 350-Square-Foot Apartment, Small Space Champion Graham Hill Practices What He Preaches
At His 350-Square-Foot Apartment, Small Space Champion Graham Hill Practices What He Preaches
The seasoned micro-dweller challenges himself to downsize yet again.
 - 2 years ago
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
10 Tiny Happy Hawaiian Huts
It's often said that small is beautiful, and some believe that all you really need in order to be happy, is a hut and a heart.
 - a year ago
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?
 - a year ago
The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
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.
 - 5 years ago
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
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.
 - 2 years ago
Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home
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.
 - 4 years ago
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
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 versatile 168-square-foot backyard building.
 - 3 years ago
A Tiny House in the Backyard Perfect to Host Guests
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. However, it is not impossible as this design proves it.
 - a year ago
A Tiny House Remodel in a Bohemian L.A. Canyon
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.
 - 4 years ago
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
 - 2 years ago
Big City, Little Loft
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters. But for a select lucky few, scant square footage adds up to a cozy home to call one’s own.
 - 9 years ago
This 60-Square-Foot Structure Divides and Conquers in a Manhattan Renovation
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.
 - 2 years ago
This Cozy Home Totally Changes How We Think of Tribeca Lofts
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.
 - 2 years ago
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
 - 5 years ago
Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft
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 multifunctional studio in Los Angeles that plays with...
 - a year ago
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
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 designers.
 - 4 years ago
A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
 - 4 years ago
Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin
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 Berlin.
 - 5 years ago
A Pivoting Wall Makes This Tiny Studio a Fit For Any Occasion
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.
 - 2 years ago
How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
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.
 - 2 years ago
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
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.
 - 2 years ago
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
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 the renovation of this Upper West Side apartment.
 - 9 years ago
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
 - 2 years ago
This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
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.
 - 4 years ago
8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.
 - 3 years ago
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
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 trees.
 - 2 years ago
A Mini-Home With Mega-Views
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 confining the homeowner.
 - 2 years ago
This California–Made Camper Is All You Need to Get Your Adventures Going
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 year ago