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Tiny 330 sq. ft. Studio Feels Open and Airy Thanks to Glass Doors and Design Touches

1/7<p>SPACESTv Michelle Konar<p>Graphic designer and Etsy shop owner Michelle Konar’s creative spirit is evident in her tiny Upper West Side apartment. At …

PHOTOS: Step Inside the Delta's Teeny Tiny Transforming NYC Apartment

1/17<p>Delta 345 Sq. Ft. Tiny NYC Micro Apartment<p>Whether you wholeheartedly laud Mayor Bloomberg's push for smaller NYC apartments or think it's the …

Mini-apartments are the next big thing in U.S. cities

Could you live in a single-car garage? That's about the size of tiny apartments popping up in major U.S. cities where many residents live alone. Inhabitants say the key is keeping only stuff you use.<p>NEW YORK — When Gil Blattner hired a housekeeper for his elegant apartment with 12-foot ceilings, …

8 Amazingly-Tiny Micro-Apartments

Microscopic living space is nothing new for big-city residents. In New York, a studio apartment can often run 300 square feet and smaller, and in San Francisco, you can legally nest in something as small as a cozy 220 square feet. But these days, tiny doesn’t have to mean crummy and cramped. In …

Brightness and dynamism at their fullest in a tiny apartment

Small apartments are not ideal. They are difficult to organize and to decorate and, usually, you have to make compromises and to give us certain …

Designing a Tiny Brooklyn Studio Apartment

Nick Olsen explains how he transformed a shoebox apartment with eye-popping details and color. Tour the space here.<p><b>Christine Pittel: You weren't kidding when you said this place was tiny!</b><p><b>Nick Olsen:</b> The whole apartment is only 295 square feet — about the size of a master bedroom in the suburbs. …

Sailing away?

After 10 Years in a Tiny House, Builder Writes Her Memoir

(Image credit: Penguin Group)<p>10 years ago, after a heart attack and an eye-opening trip to Guatemala, Dee Williams sold her three bedroom bungalow …

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Little Boxxes

Little Boxxes. 74 likes. Watch as I attempt to downsize a two bedroom, two bath, 1,135 sq ft home to a to fit inside a tiny house less. than 500 sq …

Pilot House Trawler (aka Fishing Boat) Converted Into Adorable Tiny Home (PHOTOS)

From tiny homes measuring 120-square-feet to school buses converted into comfortable abodes -- we’ve seen a lot of unusual living spaces. But we’ve never seen one quite like this.<p>Originally used as a pilot house trawler, or fishing boat, this vessel has been completely converted into a …

Macy Miller's Idaho Tiny Home Is Literally Her Dream Come True (PHOTOS)

For many people, living in a tiny home is a choice. But for architect Macy Miller, it was a necessity. At 27 years old, she found herself divorced, unemployed and in the process of foreclosure, which forced her to rent, leaving her without a space she could really call her own. She needed to make a …

Tiny Home For Under $12,000 Would Be The Perfect Studio, House Or Cabin Getaway (PHOTOS)

In need of a work studio, cabin getaway or a home that requires a "smaller" amount of maintenance? Then we have the perfect place for you.<p>We came across this tiny home on Tiny House Listings and it's definitely one of the smaller spaces we've seen. Measuring at just 192 square feet, this house has …

Mad Men

Toronto's "Tiny Town" Is A Thriving Community Of Tiny Home Residents (PHOTOS)

In all our coverage of tiny house living, we've noticed one predominant trend: the homes tend to be kind of isolated, usually in more rural areas. While there are many practical reasons for these types of locations (read: no strict building codes), we can't help but wonder if the residents miss …

A Prize-Winning Architect Designed This Sleek 'Tiny House'

Renzo Piano is the brilliant mind behind some of the most visually arresting buildings of the past few decades — The New York Times Building in Manhattan, London's The Shard, and the Pompidou Museum in Paris, to name a few.<p>Now the architect has completed an ambitious project on a smaller scale. …

Architecture

The 'Smallest House In Italy' Is Architecturally Stunning

Architect and designer Marco Pierazzi saw the potential in an abandoned, one-room alleyway house just steps from Roman landmarks like the Pantheon and Saint Peter's Square. He bought it, fixed it up, and lived there with his wife until their child was born.<p>While it's not commercially available, …

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Space Saving Kitchen from Kitchoo

I don’t cover appliances very often on the Tiny House Blog and I really should. Owen brought this one to my attention recently and I thought I would …

10 Tiny Houses You'll Love Big Time

You can find huge savings in these small living spaces.<p>Deciding to live in a tiny house involves making some big lifestyle choices. You'll need to be …

How-To get electricity for your Tiny House

A common question on tiny house forums is in regards to electricity. <i>Can we use standard size appliances? How do you wire a tiny house trailer? Are</i> …

Installing our Composting Toilet.

Saturday, September 10th, 2011:<p>One of the earliest decisions as we began wrapping our heads around this tiny house project was to depart from …

How To Decorate the Tiny House

<i>by Andrew Odom</i><p>During the course of our nearly 3-year tiny house build we spent a lot of time thinking about the inside. Where would we sit? Where …

Tiny House with your own Rooftop Terraces

I thought you’d like this tiny house that’s in Yport on top of a cliff in Normandy, France.<p>My favorite part about it is not only the location but the …

'Children Think This is Santa's House'

This year is the 25th for Norwalkers Rick and Joan Setti's winter wonderland of handmade wooden figures, tiny houses and strands of lights. A …

22 Tiny Houses We Love

Eschewing excess space and making the most of every inch, these functional but tiny houses prove that bigger is not always better.<p>Diminutive Dwellings<p>…

Tiny House Floor Plans Book Review

Michael Janzen from Tiny House Design and I have been friends since he started blogging about tiny house design. Michael has a talent for designing …

Jame's Twelve Cubed Tiny House

James from Canada wrote me the other day about a tiny house he designed and has been living in the last two months, and that he is going to start …