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A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage Embodies the Spirit of Simple Living

Thanks to its relaxed character and peaceful environment, this warm, simple wood dwelling captures the essence of cottage life.<p>Just steps from the calm shores of Lac Plaisant in the Mauricie region of Canada is where you'll find the two-story residence known as "Window on the Lake." Designed by …

Architecture

This serene mobile cabin lets you roam as you like in the Bavarian forest

This tiny house in an idyllic valley at the foot of the Bavarian mountains takes full advantage of the incredible landscape. It’s fitted with wheels, …

Fun, folding furniture!

It’s a desk, but it’s also a shelf… but what is it more of? That’s the precise beauty of the Twofold. It can be both a wall-mounted shelf or a desk …

Furniture

This amazing 'Swiss Army' tiny house has furniture folded inside its walls

Making tiny spaces livable is a complex process, but innovative space-saving features can yield amazing results. Italian architect Leonardo Di Chiara …

Tiny House Movement

Cosy corners and muted colours make house by Norm Architects the "epitome of hygge"

This family home in Norway by Danish practice Norm Architects is filled with cosy nooks and open living areas lined with generous windows, which look …

Casa Montaña

Built in Madrid in under four months and assembled in just five hours, Casa Montaña is a one-off prefab wonder. Its design, by Studio Baragaño, was …

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

Bedrooms

Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>A labor of love, the 377-square-foot Woodland Cabin is a design/build project completed over multiple trips to the lakeside lot in the village of Nouvelles in southern Belgium. The architects …

Architecture

Charming tiny house comes with a greenhouse and porch

But does having a second trailer for those amenities become antithetical to the tiny living movement?<p>If a love of gardening and porch swings was the only thing keeping you from embracing the tiny house lifestyle, you’re in luck. A new model from Olive Nest Tiny Homes—The Elsa—comes outfitted with a</i> …

Saint-Laurent Apartment

Montreal, Quebec, Canada<p>The Saint-Laurent apartment is located in Montreal’s Mile End district, the heart of the city’s vibrant arts scene. Both the apartment and furniture were designed by Atelier Barda.<p>The architectural firm was given the mandate to redesign this 1150 sq. ft. space, which serves …

Interior Design

living in nature: creatives call cabins home for 72 hours in sweden

<b>the ’72 hour cabin’, launched by ‘visit sweden’ in collaboration with west sweden tourist board, aims to discover the effects of living ‘close to</b> …

Gothenburg

This prefab tiny house is simplicity at its most chic

It comes fully furnished, down to the cooking utensils<p>There are many traditional architectural elements that tiny homes can skimp on, but natural light isn’t one of them. Thankfully, the gorgeous Ark Shelter offers an abundance of windows cut into its inky black facades. Floor-to-ceiling glass on …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

This tiny farm house on wheels starts at 63K

If you’re in the market for a tiny house, it doesn’t get much cuter than this. We’ve written before about Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which …

Apartement Vazio / AR Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project’s main element is the great sculptural void which connects the three floors of the …

A modern penthouse to take your breath away

The penthouse suite has long been tied to images of opulence, success and luxury. In popular culture and media, all of the most prominent …

The Prefab Glass Unit That Can Pop Up Anywhere You Want

Prefabricated structures are not exactly news these days so it would take a pretty interesting concept or design for such a project to stand out from …

This Small Apartment Has A Pull-Out Bed That Doubles As A Sofa

Ines Brandao Arquitectura have maximized floor space in this small apartment by creating a pull out bed within the white cabinetry.<p>The bed which can …

MUJI Is Now Making Tiny Homes for Extremely Minimalist Living

<b>[UPDATE]</b> November 8, 2017 12:00. EST: These minimalist micro-huts are now available to buy exclusively in Japan from MUJI’s official Japanese website.<p>…

Tiny house goes off-grid with big amenities

And a big price tag<p>Aching to get off the grid but can’t bear the thought of giving up a comfortable lifestyle? Well, this tiny home may just be the answer.<p>The Blue Heron is custom built by Canada-based Rewild Homes and is located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In 250 square feet, the …

Off-grid

This amazing light-filled tiny house packs big style for just $35k

You don’t have to sacrifice style to live a minimal lifestyle. Case in point: this Tiny home may be ultra-compact at just 176-square-feet, but the …

Apartment conversion features sleek space-saving modules

A former commercial space is now efficient apartments<p>Portuguese firm Waataa Architects transformed a space that was previously used for commercial purposes into efficient, space-saving studio apartments by installing two modules that form the kitchen and a sleep area.<p>Essentially a white container, …

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

Escape One Tiny House

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Home<br>• Luxury<p>The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses …

322 sq. ft. transformer apartment has folding walls & underfloor closet

In the hopes of making a dent in the growing affordable housing crisis, micro-apartments are now popping up in North American metropolises like New …

High House / DELORDINAIRE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For the ‘High House’, DELORDINAIRE plays with the limit between interior and exterior, inviting people …

New tiny house is a calming blank slate

The latest from the tiny house masters at Escape<p>Wisconsin-based purveyor of covetable tiny homes, Escape, has released another one of its mobile units, and this time, raw wood interiors and an exterior of Shou Sugi Ban, the Japanese technique of charred siding, take center stage.<p>Called, simply, …

This tiny house boasts luxury features and eclectic decor choices

It’ll run you $74,000<p>Advertised as an “Earth and Sky Palace,” this luxurious tiny home packs a punch in just under 200 square feet. The tiny abode, listed for $74,000, offers a master bedroom, dining room, kitchen, and bath—all wrapped in a cedar facade with a “weathered, blue stain custom …