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13 Design Blogs You Might Have Missed

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Stephen Tanenbaum

It goes without saying that well-known sites like Apartment Therapy and Houzz are great resources. But there are lots of others out there that can help you cultivate your taste and create polished, authentic interiors.

WATCH: Now THIS Is How You Decorate A Tiny Apartment

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 03.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you thought small space and style couldn't go hand-in-hand, this photographer's apartment will change your mind. While the scale of the space d...

PHOTOS: This Is Proof That Smaller IS Better

Posted 11.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Tiny homes are taking over, and with the movement, which some say began in Japan as far back as the 1960s, comes a host of genius ideas for living com...

How A Tragedy Made Me Realize The Meaning Of Home

Christina Anderson | Posted 06.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Christina Anderson

Before 9/11, I never thought of my apartment as anything other than the four walls that kept me sheltered.

This Entire Apartment Is Smaller Than Your College Dorm Room

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

A small Paris apartment has been the object of many a real estate fantasy thanks to the iconic Audrey Hepburn film, "Sabrina." Unfortunately, those dr...

Nights at the Museum: Family Lives in Art Gallery (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Artist Omar Sherzad learned about woodworking from his father. When he opened a workshop/gallery in Barcelona, he wanted his own children to learn from his work as well. So he installed beds in the walls.

Indoor Cabins: Treehouse & Tiny Hut in Brooklyn Loft for $2K (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.28.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Architect Terri Chiao knew she couldn't afford the rent on a 750-square-foot Brooklyn loft without a roommate, but she didn't want to divide it up with walls. Instead, she built a cabin and a treehouse inside the space to be used as private living quarters.

WATCH: 325-Square-Foot Tiny 'Cave' Apartment With DIY and Upcycled Furniture

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Monica Potvin and Markel Otaola bought the 323-square-foot apartment in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter during their child-free years, when location was more important than space.

When Your Living Upgrade Is Also a Downsize

Laura McIntyre | Posted 10.28.2012 | HuffPost Home
Laura McIntyre

I never doubted the move to a smaller apartment because I knew I was giving up space and stuff to take on a new lifestyle of having all the best restaurants on my street and sharing a close-knit neighborhood. This does not mean I parted with my things easily.

A Tiny Home For A Family Of Three

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.15.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

When designer Monica Potvin and her husband Marquel bought a small apartment in Barcelona's Poble Nou neighborhood, they had no plans of having children so they knocked down walls to create an open studio space with plenty of light.

WATCH: Tiny Apartment Hides Bathtub in a Drawer (and Closet Under the Bed)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 09.16.2012 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

Over the past few years I've filmed a Lego-style transforming flat, a unit with a walk-thru shower and fridge-in-a-drawer and a small space where the architect cut a hole in the roof to create an indoor/outdoor shower.

How My Mexican Heritage Inspired Me To Decorate My Apartment

Erica Cheung | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Erica Cheung

Wherever I go, I bring a little piece of my heritage with me. I am half Mexican and half Chinese and was raised in an eclectic home in the southwester...

'How I Live In Less Than 200 Square Feet'

Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Nicole Guzzardi

When I first decided to move to Manhattan I had high hopes. In all honesty, I sort of pictured myself being the next Carrie Bradshaw. Little did I kn...

Zen Meets Tiny Homes: Movable Paper Walls Transform Spaces (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Inspired by Japanese homes, the architects not only made the bathroom the center of the living space, but he copied the concept of Shoji "paper" panels. They don't simply view the doors as dividers, but as a way to change their clients' perspective on their home.

Morphing, Modular Furniture of the Future: Tetris-like Stacking + LEGOish Shelves (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.29.2012 | Style
Kirsten Dirksen

If our future homes are urban, compact and temporary, than the furniture of the future will look something like BrickBox.

WATCH: Space-Invading Apartment Boasts Walk-Through Shower and Fridge-In-Drawer

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

John MacPeek has fond memories of living out of a suitcase when he first moved to Europe over two decades ago, so when he was looking to buy an apartment in Barcelona, he was ready to live in something compact where everything he owned was accounted for.

The Lives of Tiny House People: Direct Cinema Documentary (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Kirsten Dirksen

This week I released via YouTube -- in an attempt to make it some type of "of the people, for the people" -- my documentary We the Tiny House People: Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters in the New and Old World.

WATCH: We the Tiny House People: Documentary Trailer

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Kirsten Dirksen

I continue to discover people who aren't even aware of this movement: iving in shipping containers, houseboats, tool sheds, former pigeon coops and treehouses. These stripped-down shelters reveal for us the essence of home.

San Francisco's Smallest Legal Apartments Inspired by Airstream

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

Bay Area developer Patrick Kennedy wants to build the housing equivalent of the Smart Car. His SmartSpaces will be small -- just a couple hundred square feet -- and prefabricated.

Simple Life Manhattan: A 90-Square-Foot Microstudio (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

While the average American is still living relatively large, there is a growing group of Tiny House People who are choosing to live in trailers, RVs, yurts, boats and very small houses.