Have I convinced you to live in a small house yet? Lots of people love living the small life — and bring great gusto to it. And not just on mountain tops and deep in forests. These people found smaller is better even in the biggest cities.
The use of glass walls and frosted panels allow lots of light to penetrate into the interior of the home.
I particularly like how the electrical outlets are placed high on the walls along a silver-coloured strip.
And it’s super efficient, too, using as small an environmental footprint as it does a physical one.
The bed pulls out from underneath the raised kitchen area.
And I love the bold touch of the red kitchen cabinets. This angle allows you to see how they’ve brought light into the kitchen through the clouded glass of the bathroom door.
Of course, there are lots of opportunities to create a great small space in New York City. This Houzz story shows a 300 square-foot studio in Manhattan. Are you expecting more sleek finishes and mid-century modern lines? Nope, this space has gone all Boho in Soho. (Actually in the Upper East Side, but who could resist…?)
In decorating her studio, she was inspired by both New York City and rural Chilean Patagonia. She wanted to create an urban refuge but was also drawn to rough woods, thick wools and warm colors, which were naturally suited to the apartment’s existing brick wall.