The Best Modern Murphy Beds You Can Buy Right NowDesign Ideas
Make a cramped studio apartment feel like a true two-bedroom in a matter of seconds.
My Mom’s $0 Decorating Tip Gives Me a New Living Room on DemandDesign Ideas
You can do this as many times as you like, and it’ll never cost a dime.
Nov 14, 2023
This Is the Little $7 Amazon Kitchen Luxury I Didn't Know I NeededDesign Ideas
I can’t believe it took me this long to get one of these.
Nov 13, 2023
This Couple Created Built-in Storage in the Most Unexpected PlaceDesign Ideas
It’s great for small spaces.
Nov 10, 2023
The 14 Best Corner Desks for Small SpacesDesign Ideas
Maximize every inch of your home office with one of these stylish finds!
Nov 9, 2023
13 Cool “Murphy Desks” That’ll Change Your Home Office — and Probably Your Life
Because we don't all have a dedicated home office space.
Nov 9, 2023
11 Full Size Modern Loft Beds for Your Tiny ApartmentDesign Ideas
There's nothing childish about these beds.
Nov 9, 2023
The Best Affordable Sleeper Chairs and Ottomans That’ll Help Maximize Your Small SpaceDesign Ideas
Because who doesn't love a multi-functional piece of furniture?
Nov 9, 2023
The Best Sleeper Sofas for Small SpacesDesign Ideas
We've found the best small-space sleepers of your (and your guests') dreams.
Nov 9, 2023
10 Stylish Small Dining Room Ideas You Can Easily ReplicateDesign Ideas
Even if you don’t have a separate dining room space.
Nov 5, 2023
The Best Sofas You Can Buy Right Now for Your Small Space
Living in tiny quarters doesn't mean you need to skimp out on great design.
Nov 1, 2023
10 Cozy Daybeds That’ll Make Midday Naps a Reality
Time for a siesta!
Nov 1, 2023
This TikTok Bookshelf Hack Is Perfect for Bibliophiles in Small Spaces
It requires a grocery store staple.
Oct 30, 2023
17 Comfortable Chairs We Love for Small SpacesDesign Ideas
You’re going to love cozying up in these small-space-friendly finds.
Jun 29, 2023
The Best Desks for Small Spaces
Whether you're looking to economize space in the workplace or an at-home office, selecting a functional and stylish desk is a must, and these options are perfect for small spaces.
Oct 12, 2023
6 Ways to Use the “Little Walls” in Your HomeDesign Ideas
Do you have a little wall in your home? Usually two or three feet wide, they’re often the transition space between two rooms and they’re often not used for much of anything. Here are six examples of smart and stylish ways to use them in your home to add more function and more beauty. A small wall becomes a spot to store mail and papers, display cards, and hold other accessories.
Oct 4, 2023
A Quartet of Little Paris Apartments that Prove that Less is MoreDesign Ideas
Since Europeans have mastered the art of living small and Parisians are some of the most stylish people in the world, it stands to reason that Paris would be a bountiful source for small space inspiration. And it is. Hardly a week goes by where I don’t find another impossibly beautiful tiny space, chock full of clever and elegant solutions for living well with less. Here are four of my favorites. Want to see more of these spaces? Click the links in the descriptions!
Oct 4, 2023
Small Space Style: 15 Inspiring Tiny New York City HomesDesign Ideas
What better way to get inspiration for your small space then looking at other small spaces done well? Here are 15 NYC apartments from our house tours that are small on space, but big on style. TOP ROW 1. Oliver & Sherrie’s Mini Bronx Loft, 525 square feet 2. Evan’s Modern & Cozy Manhattan Studio, 295 square feet 3. James’ Beautifully Handcrafted Apartment in Clinton Hill, 540 square feet 4. Joey and Antoni’s Brooklyn Charmer, 600 square feet 5.
Oct 3, 2023
Corner Shelves: A Smart Small Space Solution All Over the HouseDesign Ideas
The corners of our homes often go overlooked and underutilized, but, especially if you’re short on space, stake a claim on this space with some corner shelves. It’s an idea you can truly use anywhere in your home to gain storage or to put some of your collections or art on display. Here are a trove of inspiration photos from different rooms around the home showing off how serviceable and attractive corner shelves can be.
Oct 3, 2023
What Is a Futon Actually? And How Is It Different From a Daybed?Design Ideas
Inquiring sleepers want to know.
Sep 29, 2023
10 Inspiring Small Home Gym Ideas
Bite-sized gyms that pack a punch.
Sep 28, 2023
This 161-Square-Foot Tiny House Can Expand to 3 Times Its SizeDesign Ideas
They’re calling it the “smartest tiny house.”
Sep 21, 2023
These 14 Homes Show Off How "Big" 1,000 Square Feet Can Really Be
It all boils down to what you do with the space.
Aug 28, 2023
This $19 Organizer Is a Small-Space Miracle Worker in My NYC Kitchen
It makes my kitchen actually functional.
Aug 26, 2023
How Big Is 100 Square Feet? 14 Real Homes Illustrate What It’s Like
These small spaces pack a lot of personality and functionality.
Aug 22, 2023
15 Stunning Small Bathroom Shower Ideas for the Bath of Your Dreams
A spa-like space, no matter the size.
Aug 20, 2023
See How a 900-Square-Foot Layout Looks in an NYC Apartment vs. a San Fran House
Real Estate
Which do you prefer?
Aug 20, 2023
This Is What to Invest in First for a Bedroom, According to Experts
A wise furniture splurge will take you far.
Aug 18, 2023
5 Ridiculous, Tiny NYC Apartment Listings We've Seen So Far This Year
News & Culture
No sinks, shared bathrooms, and more.
Aug 18, 2023
Our Big List of Retailers With the Best Small-Space CollectionsDesign Ideas
Apartment dwellers will want to bookmark this page ASAP.
Aug 17, 2023
10 Small Living Rooms That Make Space for a Dining Table, TooDesign Ideas
It's time to get creative with these tricks that will help you fit a dining area in even the smallest of living spaces.
Aug 4, 2023
21 Small Entryway Ideas for a Grand Entrance, No Matter the SizeDesign Ideas
Win the ultimate prize in no-entryway-Jenga: a functional and attractive place to drop your stuff when you get home. Here are some of our best ideas.
Aug 1, 2023
15 Small Spaces That Prove Bookcases are the Best Room DividersDesign Ideas
Form meeting function has never been better.
Aug 1, 2023
10 Wallpaper Ideas for Small SpacesDesign Ideas
Most people's knee jerk reaction is to douse the room with as much white as possible to make it feel bigger and more airy. But that rule doesn't always ring true.
Oct 22, 2018
24 Creative Ways to Create Space Using a Room DividerDesign Ideas
Whether you have a studio apartment or a five-bedroom home, sometimes there just aren’t walls where you need them to be. But going for a full-on reno is pricey to say the least, or if you’re renting, not an option at all. Room dividers are a great way to break up your space and can also double as décor, even in a small bedroom or small living room. Your options include folding dividers, curtains, large bookcases as room dividers, and more.
Jul 28, 2023
Are You Ready to Meet the Grand Prize Winner of the Small/Cool Contest?
Small/Cool Contest
It’s giving champion-worthy decor ideas.
Jul 27, 2023
How Many Functions Can One Tiny Living Area Serve? Meet This Winning Studio
Small/Cool Contest
This Small/Cool Contest category winner seriously *works*.
Jul 27, 2023
The Small/Cool Contest Vibe Winner’s Home Is Like a Little Jewel Box
SmallCool Contest
And you’ll want to visit ASAP.
Jul 27, 2023
The “Most Beautiful Dorm” at Harvard Gets Compared to HogwartsDesign Ideas
“Look at what Rory Gilmore turned down.”
Jul 24, 2023
This Van Conversion Is So Chic, It Could Be a 5-Star HotelDesign Ideas
The tiny lifestyle entails living with less, but it can still be luxurious.
Jul 21, 2023
Jasmine Roth Squeezes So Many Space-Saving Features into This Small SpaceDesign Ideas
When you’re small-space living, every square inch counts.
Jul 11, 2023
Voting for Our 2023 Small/Cool Content Is Officially Open!Design Ideas
We can’t wait to see which space takes home the grand prize.
Jul 10, 2023
These Tiny Apartments in Japan Are Actually Under Train TracksDesign Ideas
It’s hard to believe that a place so cozy is actually located under a rail line.
Jul 7, 2023
Urban Outfitters’ New Collection Is Packed with Modern Small-Space Furniture
And it starts at $10!
Jun 26, 2023
This Under $10K Tiny House from Walmart Has Two Stories
News & Culture
You can live just like the cast of “Tiny House Nation.”
Jun 21, 2023
The 15 Best Sources for Outfitting Your Small SpaceDesign Ideas
Designers agree that double-duty items and clever repurposing are your small-space best friends.
Jun 16, 2023
Here’s How to Make a Coat Closet Work Harder in a Small Space
Fake it ‘til you make it.
Jun 13, 2023
10 Best Bistro Tables for Chic Small-Space DiningDesign Ideas
These tables bring big style to the tiniest of spaces.
Jun 12, 2023
How to Layout 4 Tricky Bedroom Floorplans with Two Twin BedsDesign Ideas
An interior designer sketches up four super smart solutions for fitting a pair of twin beds into room shapes that could prove difficult.
Jun 8, 2023
35 Stunning Entryways That Make the Best First ImpressionDesign Ideas
Borrow inspiration from these great spaces chock-full of design ideas and small space solutions.
Jun 8, 2023
9 Alcove Beds: The Perfect Space-Saving Solution for Small BedroomsDesign Ideas
We dream of dozing away in one of these charming, tucked-away sleeping spots.
Jun 7, 2023
The Best Small Bedroom Lighting Solutions, According to Designers
8 ways to brighten things up.
Jun 7, 2023
11 Storage Sofas That Do Double (and Sometimes Triple!) Duty in Your Living RoomDesign Ideas
You already know about storage beds, but have you thought about a storage sofa?
Jun 5, 2023
This Couple’s Camper Van Makeover Is Straight Out of a FairytaleDesign Ideas
If you’ve ever dreamed of packing up a camper van and spending some time on the open road, one couple has plenty of design inspiration to help you live out your free-spirit dreams.
Jun 2, 2023
10 Small Bedroom Office Ideas to Make Your Sleep Space Work Harder
You’ll rest easy in these workspace-bedroom hybrids — I promise!
May 21, 2023
This $40 IKEA KALLAX Bookshelf Belongs in Your Bedroom and Here’s Why
See the KALLAX as you haven’t seen it before.
May 19, 2023
35 Small Bedroom Ideas for Maximizing Style and StorageDesign Ideas
These clever ideas are all designed to maximize a storage-deprived space — no matter how little square footage you're working with.
Sep 4, 2018
Small Space Solutions: 10 Ways to Turn Your Small Kitchen into an Eat-InDesign Ideas
Are you living with a tiny kitchen? And thinking that means no space to actually eat in your kitchen? Think again! Here are a handful of ideas and products that might just make an eat-in kitchen possible for you. 1. If you are short on space, get creative on where a table and chairs might go. Why not consider creating a window seat as in the kitchen shown above, from Studio Oink via The Style Files… 2. …or quite literally making one out of a window and a couple of seats… 3.
May 3, 2023