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Small Cool Contest 2012

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David & Im's OneSpace, San Diego, from Small Cool 2006

Small Cool. SMALL COOL! Are you ready?

This Thursday we're kicking off our 8th Annual Small Cool Contest. We've got a whole new technology around submissions and voting, as well as a brand new sponsor who's prepared to just give the winners a bunch of cash to fix up their little gems even more. This could be you, so look out for the launch in three days. Meanwhile, check out all of our past winners below and get inspired.

2011 Winners

USA • Jordan's Light, Location & Vibe, Brooklyn

Lasse's Multipurpose Room, Denmark

2010 Winners

USA • Chris's Furniture Tetris, Houston

Maria 's Pockets, Spain

2009 Winners

USA • Brenden & Shannon's Charm & Character, San Francisco

Rajiv's's Amalgam of Styles, India

2008 Winners

USA • Tony and Hilary's 3 in 1 Studio, Brooklyn

Nicolas' Mini-Loft, France

2007 Winners

FIRST • East Semi-Finalist #4: London Urchin's Jewelry Box, England

Laura's Fresh Start Studio, Santa Monica

2006 Winners

EAST • Jenny and Clove's LA-ish Pad, New York

David & Im's OneSpace, San Diego

2005 Winners

ALL • Patrick's Cosmo-Urban Studio Rental, New York

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Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.