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Contemporary Extension for Early 1900’s Villa: Matai House in New Zealand

Parsonson Architects completed the redesign of Matai House, a welcoming family home in Wellington, New Zealand. The early 1900’s villa had a simple layout, with rooms situated on each side of a central hallway and a bathroom area in the back. Show More Summary

Vote Now: Today's Contest Entries — Entries from Sunday May 24

Petri & Elizabeth's Petite Patterned Home Pin it Check out today's new Small Cool Contest entries and be sure to add a "favorite" vote to any and all that you'd like to help send on to the next round. Remember, you can vote once each...Show More Summary

How To Make a Colorful, Inexpensive Floor Cushion — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pin it Floor cushions are hot items right now. They make great alternative seating to accommodate extra dinner party guests and they're perfect for back patio garden parties during the summer. Every shop from West Elm to Serena & Lily offers plenty of options, but depending on your budget they can be a little on the pricey side. Show More Summary

Amanda's Former Auto Factory Home — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Amanda Location: Atlanta, GA Square Feet: 750 Division: Little What I Love About My Small Home: Our building is a former Ford factory, built in 1926, that was renovated into loft apartments in the 1980s. Show More Summary

How to Make Paper Flowers With Coffee Filters — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Pin it Coffee filter flowers are positively the simplest paper flower to make—and quite possibly the prettiest. Their thin, delicate texture allows light to pass through the "petals" similar to those of real flowers, making them all the more ethereal, and causing you to do a double take. READ MORE »

TargetExpress Rolls Out More Stores in 2015 — Design News

Pin it Target started opening small, city-specific Express stores last year. So far in 2015, they've opened in San Francisco and Berkeley, and locations are planned for more cities, like DC and Chicago. The focused stores include local...Show More Summary

Suzanne's Pretty Personalizations — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Suzanne Location: San Francisco, CA Square Feet: 650 Division: Little What I Love About My Small Home: I love the blend of the inexpensive pieces and the one of a kind's, like the tile mosaic...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Bold His and Hers Office Compromise — Professional Project

Pin it From Veerta: I am an Interior Designer with my own company, Motiani Design, but this project is a little more special to me, because it's actually my home. I moved in with my boyfriend about six months ago, and naturally of course,...Show More Summary

Sarah's Natural Light — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Sarah Location: Chicago, IL Square Feet: 383 Division: Teeny-Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: The amazing natural light. My childhood bedroom had the best light for taking warm daytime naps. Show More Summary

Bola's Bright and Airy San Francisco Home — House Call

Pin it Name: Bola Location: San Francisco, California Our home is a 1,250 sq ft flat in the heart of San Francisco. Just a stone's throw from Golden Gate Park and up and coming Divisadero street, our lovely home was built in 1913 and with all the Edwardian charm you find in San Francisco. READ MORE »

Gemma's Lots to Love in London — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Gemma Location: London England Square Feet: 660 Division: International What I Love About My Small Home: Although our home is small, it feels spacious. Lots of light, white walls and plants and flowers make our home feel natural and bright. Show More Summary

5 Essential Rules for Surviving in a Small Kitchen

Violaine & Gaetan's DIY Design in Montreal Pin it I like to joke that I'll know I've made it in New York when I can stretch out my arms in my kitchen and not be able to touch both walls at once! In other words, I know my way around a small kitchen. Here's how I survive it. READ MORE »

Seoul Highway To Become Tree-Lined Walkway — Design News

Pin it In 2006, officials discovered that a major highway in Seoul wasn't fit for heavy traffic. After spending years discussing whether to repair it or tear it down, they decided to convert it into a tree-lined pedestrian walkway. By...Show More Summary

Molly's Bright & Open Design — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Molly Location: New York, NY Square Feet: 520 Division: Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: I love the 9-foot high ceiling in our home because it completely changes the dynamic in our small space. Show More Summary

DIY Ways to Reinvent Old, Tired Card Tables & Folding Chairs

Pin it How many of us have these foldable square tables tucked away somewhere in our house or basement? We lug them out every once in awhile, because we must, only to return them to their dark hidden spots at the end of the evening. Turn them into bright spots in your house, with a little help from these DIY ideas. READ MORE »

Jennifer's Vintage Courtyard Apartment — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Jennifer Location: Chicago, IL Square Feet: 825 Division: Small What I Love About My Small Home: When I first found this vintage courtyard apartment 15 years ago, I sat on the living room floor and felt the deep sense of settling. Show More Summary

Doris and Jon's Vintage-Contemporary Victorian — House Tour

Pin it Name: Doris Lee, husband Jon and son Jak Location: West London, UK Size: 1,245 square feet Years lived in: 5 years This high-ceilinged Victorian terrace on a quiet road in West London is home to interior designer and blogger Doris Lee, husband Jon and their five-year-old son Jak. Show More Summary

Christina's Unified Dynamic — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Christina Location: New York, NY Square Feet: 375 Division: Teeny-Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: After years of living with other people and compromising, I finally have a space all to myself. Show More Summary

Before & After: For Her Next Trick, Letisha Saws a Table in Half

Pin it What to do if you have a coffee table, but would like a console table? Make like a magician and saw it in half! See how Letisha pulled this one out of her hat: READ MORE »

Elise's Floral Modern Studio — Small Cool

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Elise Location: Boston, MA Square Feet: 500 Division: Tiny What I Love About My Small Home: I love all the natural light and my high ceilings, which together make my apartment feel very spacious. Show More Summary

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