Renter woes and vintage layouts make odd, small spaces a reality everyone will face at some point. Short of pulling a Chip Gaines and demoing walls, you have to work with what you've got. READ MORE »
Reader Tamera is having a baby — yay! Tamera's rental apartment does not feature a room for a baby — boo! Fortunately, it does have a generously proportioned master closet, and Tamera had a vision to transform this space. READ MORE ...
The small storefront space has a striking aesthetic, one that is worthy of a design magazine but stays true to the history and culture of the family.
As a general rule of thumb, if there is a puzzling phenomenon occurring somewhere deep in outer space, a black hole is often the culprit behind it.
If you love the woods and solitude but aren't totally sold on the idea of roughing it, or are looking for an unconventional guest room option, this gorgeous little tiny house from Cubist Engineering might be to your liking. READ MOR...
Don’t be deceived by this studio’s small size—architect Ulrika Saar of Freshwater studio designed the "Granny Flat" to fit a lot function in just 312 square feet. Nestled in Saar’s backyard in Sydney, the flexible timber-clad studio houses a home office, kitchenette, living room, bathroom, workspace, laundry, and storage. Show More Summary
Startup Astranis hopes to blanket the Earth with dozens of satellites the size of a mini-fridge.
Hall One at Mobile World Congress — a single space more massive than most conference centers in major cities — contained only a few displays. Although a quarter of the room housed small phone and mobile manufacturers, Huawei controlled the rest, creating a walled-off compound patrolled by women in folk costumes from many lands. Show More Summary
Coming home to a cluttered space can make life feel more stressful. Since it's harder to control stress-inducing environments at work or in social settings, it’s worth putting in the small effort to make the one space you can control — your home — feel more relaxing. Show More Summary
Usually, when it comes to small spaces, minimalism is the name of the game — but this tiny house by Texas-based designer Galeana Younger is anything but. While other small spaces stick with a limited palette, this one abounds with color and pattern, from the backsplash to the bathroom floor. Is it a bit much, or just enough? You be the judge. READ MORE »
Astronomers have investigated a small population of stars in the halo of the Milky Way Galaxy, finding its chemical composition to closely match that of the Galactic disk. This similarity provides compelling evidence that these stars have originated from within the disc, rather than from merged dwarf galaxies. Show More Summary
A must-have. Seagate's 3TB Expansion desktop hard drive offers a ton of storage space in a rather small package, which makes it very desirable. It doesn't take up a ton of space on your desk and with its USB 3.0 connection it makes backing up and transferring files a breeze. Show More Summary
Designing small yet sophisticated spaces is quite a challenge - but Cubist Engineering proves it can be done with the Sturgis tiny home. The compact 21.5' x 8.5' space packs a big punch when it comes to beautiful design. Built with highly-insulated CLT timber, the serene, light-filled home on wheels can be installed virtually anywhere.[...]
You don’t have to drastically shrink your whole life to fit into a 200-square-foot space in order to learn a space-saving trick or two from the tiny house movement. Builders and carpenters see working with such a compact living space like a puzzle, and they’ve come up with some pretty cool solutions that translate well …
There are a lot of different considerations that go into designing a kitchen, and building (or remodeling) a kitchen in a small space presents a particular challenge. With that in mind, we've rounded up five small (you could even say tiny) kitchens that still pack some serious style. Show More Summary
Of all the rooms that you might consider "too small", the bedroom isn't the worst one to deal with. Despite the obvious storage issue, you don't need too much extra space here (just hold your dance parties elsewhere). However, flow of...Show More Summary
Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not always practical. Being able to have a private bedroom or a way to divide the living...Show More Summary
Protein fibres are found virtually everywhere in nature, including in spider silk, wood, the spaces between tissue cells, in tendons, or as a natural sealant for small wounds. These protein nanofibres have outstanding properties such as high stability, biodegradability, and antibacterial effects. Show More Summary
Recently, I published an interview with Hayley Swindell, the founder of The Refinery (a shared studio space in Austin, Texas), on the potential benefits of co-working. As a former small business owner, Swindell founded the space as a solution to some of the problems she faced as a budding creative entrepreneur, namely a lack of professional amenities and supportive...
Time and space have seemingly been bent, and it was a small engineering firm in Japan that made it happen. Until today, the idea of a sub-2-second 0-60 time in a street-legal hypercar seemed the impossible barrier to break, but with the recent accomplishments of the Aspark Owl, announced yesterday, it is starting to seem like it could happen. More »