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Cinder Blocks Are A DIYer's Best Friend, And These Projects Prove It

If you want to spruce up your home and garden without breaking the bank, it's time to look to an unlikely item: the cinder block. While these concrete chunks may look unsightly at first, they're really a DIYer's dream.

There are tons of ways to transform cinder blocks into beautiful home creations …


4 Fantastic Bunk Beds

The simple space-saving bunk bed offers unique design opportunities: do the bunks open to the bedroom or carve their own privacy? Are they simple and rugged or rich and ornate? Check out these four unique bunk bed designs!


11 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

These tricks reveal your kitchen's hidden storage potential — no matter how much space you have (or don't have).

Stack shelves to make use of head room.

These mesh versions come from U.K. site Store, but similar versions abound at The Container Store.

Hang tools on the back of the door.

The cork board …


8 Multi-Bulb Lighting Displays

Beverly Hills

Tiny House Movement Converging With 3D Printing

The Tiny House Movement has risen on the horizon in the US as people seek a simpler, less expensive and capital-intensive way of life, and 3D …

3D Printing

This Tiny House Comes Shipped to You in a Box

And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.

If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …

Tiny House Movement

Tiny house is almost passive, clad in shou-sugi-ban

I am trying to think of what buttons this house doesn't push.

Tiny House Movement

Contemporary Addition to Small Fishermen's Village: The Cube House

Designed by architect Irene Escobar Doren , the Cube House in O’Higgins Region, Chile is a contemporary addition to a small village of fishermen. The …


7 Bookshelves We Love

These bibliophiles display their prized printed matter with serious shelf appeal and plenty of personality.


Small House H

4 October, 2012

This guesthouse is located on a site adjacent to an old farmhouse in Gunma prefecture. To architect Kumiko Inui, the surrounding …


8 Space-Saving Hacks for Small Kitchens

May the following tips for kitchens inspire you to reduce, reuse, declutter, and organize your small kitchen in style.


Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench for More Organized Kitchen

Say good bye to dirty and cluttered kitchen, Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench offers you a great solution through its design. It’s a modern cutting …

Interior Design

A Strikingly Minimal Home Built in Less Than Six Months

Soaring ceilings, built-in furniture, and minimal color make this German home feel huge.

Project: House B

Built on a small site in the outskirts of Munich, House B provides a smart solution to the region’s public construction restrictions, which reduced the available building area to one-third its …



The arbor, designed by Shamsudin Kerimov Architects, is a living space project meant to accommodate a family of about 15 people. The design’s floor plan consists of a semantic differentiation on three zones which they conditionally named “kitchen-furnace”, “dining room-drawing room” and …


Tools and furniture hook onto a plywood wall in Paris cookery classroom by Septembre

A plywood storage wall stores and displays furniture, ingredients and cooking apparatus at this Paris culinary workshop by architecture studio …


New Pinterest board: cabins

Do you ever dream of escaping the hustle and bustle of the city? Check out our new Pinterest board filled with stunning cabins in remote, isolated …

Ultra-Compact “Near House” is a Small Space Marvel in Japan

The tiny urban home features a total floor area of 75 sq meters (807 sq ft) and is composed of two volumes — the gate house and the main house. The …


Ways to Reduce Cost When Building a House

A house is a huge investment. Saving money on initial construction costs allows you to build a better home for less money. Solid designs, efficient …


Larch-clad holiday home by De Zwarte Hond huddles behind the dunes on a Dutch island

Larch wood planks in varying tones of grey create a pinstripe effect on the walls of this vacation cabin, which is half submerged behind the sand …


A Multipurpose Treehouse Your Kid Will Never Want to Leave

Sharon Davis Design designed this epic playhouse on an old farmstead in Garrison, New York for some seriously lucky kids. Situated off the ground …

An Upright Design: The Artifox Standing Desk 01

A followup to last year’s digital+analog featured desk we eyed longingly for, furniture studio Artifox is back with an elongated edition designed for …

Standing Desks

This Tiny, Moveable House Is Only Half The Area Of A Parking Space

How tiny can a tiny house get?

Even in the world of tiny houses, a new concept for micro homes is unbelievably small. When closed, the pop-up house measures just 33 square feet. Open, it's about 80 square feet, or about half the size of a normal parking space.

"Our goal was to design a living unit as …


Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled with Midcentury Finds

A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.

Architect: First Lamp

A couple living in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle—known for its small-town feel and elegant single-family homes—sought to build a studio in their well-cultivated backyard to host their diverse …


Inside 5 Tiny Homes, All Under 600 Feet

Call them survivalist, eco-friendly, or just plain space-efficient—these tiny homes make the most of a modest footprint in ingenious ways.


This Tiny Apartment Is Full of Hidden Surprises

We've heard of dual-purpose rooms, but this place takes the cake.

When it comes to small-space living, efficiency is key. For the everyday apartment dweller, that might mean outfitting your kitchen with some extra hooks, or owning a dining table that can double as a desk. But this sleek pad, …

GIF Animations

6 Tiny, Modern Pavilions

Each of these airy, open structures embraces the outdoors with a respect for its surrounding landscape, and a modest footprint to boot.


Inoutside Outdoor Rooms

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Do you wish for your very own man cave or creative studio but you just don’t have that spare room in the house? Then move outside with the …

Man Caves

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

Move On Up

Create storage where there once was none by adding some height. These stacked shelves come together cheaply with only a few materials.

Flip the Script

Or, install shelves with inverted brackets for a sweet look …

Storage Ideas