Yo! Home: Part High Tech Module, Part Lotus Flower


Simon Woodroff, founder of the YOTEL chain of affordable airport and city center hotels has now forayed into the land of tiny module apartments with a twist. The YO! Home is a Japanese inspired apartment with high tech space saving options. Continue reading

UrbanCampsiteAmsterdam’s Unusual Sleeping Pods

Unusual ways to go camping seem to be all the rage this summer and UrbanCampsiteAmsterdam may have taken the idea to the most extreme. Not only can you stay inside these unusual structures, but they are also an open-air exhibition open to the public.


The Attic [Arjen Boerstra]

The installation is located in the Centrumeiland, or Centre Island, an artificial peninsula made of layers of sand. It’s an experimental process for the small country anticipating growth along its waterfront areas. Designer Francis Nijenhuis and economist Annette van Driel saw the area as a wasted opportunity and wanted to show the public a unique way of looking at, and utilizing, space. They commissioned various designers to create 14 mobile structures that will eventually be moved elsewhere. Continue reading

Design, Build, Downsize, The Only Virtual Tiny House Workshop, is happening this weekend!

tiny green house

Two of my good friends and tiny house dwellers, builders, and designers Mariah Pastell (tiny house and vintage camper expert and blogger from CometCamper.com) and Dan Louche (author of The Tiny House Design and Construction Guide, TinyHomeBuilders.com) have been working on something really new and exciting behind the scenes.

Well today, their idea from months ago becomes a reality!


Design/Build/Downsize: The Only Virtual Tiny House Workshop!

What is it?

Design / Build / Downsize is a two-day virtual tiny house workshop that includes 8 in-depth lessons, live group chat and discussion, and a live Q + A session with Mariah and Dan Louche, two tiny house experts!

It’s two days, with two experts, and a bunch of your new tiny community friends. Continue reading

ESCAPE Traveler Tiny House on Wheels Pre-Sale

ESCAPE Park Model homes have made their mark for exquisite Arts and Crafts aesthetics, high quality materials, and a stylish design. Now all that is available on wheels with the ESCAPE Traveler. The ESCAPE XL, an even larger version of the Traveler, will be available in August. The smaller version of the Traveler is currently being offered during a special pre-sale. Continue reading

“Living Big in a Small Space”: 96 square feet of living space

Fitting your life into a tiny house is a challenge, but how about fitting an entire house of furniture into less than 100 square feet? Alaska Premier Closets in Anchorage, Alaska decided to take on the challenge after Tiny House, Big Living aired on HGTV. Their closet and storage products and services have been used for small space conversions regularly, so they took on the 96 square foot challenge and made it a part of their showroom. Continue reading