Skip to Content

Tour this Tiny Floating Home Powered by Solar Panels

This is what you get when you create a solar-powered tiny house that floats. It’s not terribly tiny given it’s 15 meters long and 4 meters wide but it’s smaller than your usual house.  That’s 45 feet long by 12 feet wide totaling approx. 675 sq ft. This home is perfect for the self-reliant eco-friendly …

Read More about Tour this Tiny Floating Home Powered by Solar Panels

Tiny Tetra House by Stilt Studios

About Stilt Studios Stilt Studios designs, founded in 2019 by Alexis Dornier (chief designer) and Florian Holm (CEO), builds and operates upscale prefab structures that blend in seamlessly with nature. By blurring the boundaries of modern art, architecture, and product design, Stilt Studios creates unique experiences for residents and developers while treating lightly on the …

Read More about Tiny Tetra House by Stilt Studios

Orchid Tiny House by New Frontier Tiny Homes

The Orchid Tiny House is our version of a contemporary, gable farmhouse design. A lofted king-sized bedroom and an extra hide-away bed make this home the ideal off-grid dwelling. We reimagined the tiny house floor plan by elevating a central kitchenette in a way that creates a new lifestyle flow and dynamic spatial perspective. With …

Read More about Orchid Tiny House by New Frontier Tiny Homes

Tiny House vs. RV – Which One is Right for You?

Whew, how do you choose between a tiny house or a recreational vehicle? I’ve seen all the tiny house shows and I’ve popped into plenty of RV’s in my days as a Girl Scout troop leader. It basically comes down to what do you want to be in while you are enjoying the fresh air of the open road. …

Read More about Tiny House vs. RV – Which One is Right for You?

We’ve Mocked Tiny Houses, But We Should Mock Restrictive Zoning That Killed Starter Homes

Tiny houses have caused quite the uproar in recent years. They’ve been touted as ecologically efficient and even fairly mobile if you’d like to move or travel. Amazon is selling prefab tiny houses and other companies are starting to follow suit as a solution to housing costs spiraling out of control while incomes don’t stretch …

Read More about We’ve Mocked Tiny Houses, But We Should Mock Restrictive Zoning That Killed Starter Homes

15 Tiny House Staircase Ideas (Photos)

One of the challenges of having a tiny house is having the right staircase. While some people with a tiny house will settle on a ladder, there are still some who prefer a staircase. Well, who wouldn’t? It’s safer, more comfortable and much easier to climb. Check our list of staircase designs for inspiration and …

Read More about 15 Tiny House Staircase Ideas (Photos)

Royal Pioneer Tiny Home by Handcrafted Movement

Royal Pioneer is a 28′ long, 8.5′ wide and 13’4″ tall tiny home by Handcrafted Movement. Check it out: Exterior features- Industry leading Iron Eagle Tiny House Trailer with (3) 7K axles, trailer brakes, road lighting. Trailer rated for 20,000 lbs. Completed tiny home weights approximately 13,000 lbs. Tiny home trailer dimensions- 28′ long, 8.5′ …

Read More about Royal Pioneer Tiny Home by Handcrafted Movement

Tiny House with Pet Loft and Pet Walk

Here’s the Dandelion designed and built by Incredible Tiny Homes. This is my favorite model they design. Size: 8′ x 28′. Includes 2 sofa beds, one loft bedroom and another loft area for a pet. Cool feature:  Elevated pet walk bridge from pet lof to bedroom loft. Check it out: Return to all tiny houses.

Read More about Tiny House with Pet Loft and Pet Walk

16 Tiny House Living Room Furniture Ideas (Photos)

Personally, I think tiny houses skimp a bit on the living room area. I know there’s not much space to work with, but I know that I love to relax and lounge which requires comfortable furniture that’s fairly large. Your best bet is some form of built-in furniture that spans the width of one end …

Read More about 16 Tiny House Living Room Furniture Ideas (Photos)

The Monocle Tiny House by Wind River Tiny Homes

The Monocle tiny house was a California couples dream that we were fortunate enough to bring to reality. This 24′ tiny home is built 10′ wide to accommodate a bed on the main level while still maintaining a spacious feel. The bathroom was one of the main focuses on this build and features a  floating …

Read More about The Monocle Tiny House by Wind River Tiny Homes

Urban Micro Home by Wind River Tiny Homes

For the Urban Micro home we worked within the client’s size limitations. Their goal was 600 sq ft and we built to 650 to get it all to work to code in that space, dimensions for passageways, stairwell, clearances, fitting a bathroom under the stairwell, etc. Client wanted small house but wanted to entertain the …

Read More about Urban Micro Home by Wind River Tiny Homes

12 Excellent Tiny House Bathroom Ideas (Photos)

It’s not easy designing a bathroom for a tiny house. It must be small, but also accessible and usable. It needs to include a toilet, sink and shower. Storage, while optional, is important. As part of our extensive tiny house series, we put together this collection of tiny house bathroom ideas in a series of …

Read More about 12 Excellent Tiny House Bathroom Ideas (Photos)

Tiny House with Lower and Upper Decks – Perfect for Outdoor Living

Here’s a unique tiny house with plenty of deck space designed and built by Carpenter Owl. Specifications Dimensions:  22′ Long, 8.5′ Wide, and 13.5′ High Weight:  Approximately 11,000 Pounds Features There is a double-decker deck with a spiral staircase. The table on the upper deck folds down to reveal a vintage soaker tub. All of the light fixtures …

Read More about Tiny House with Lower and Upper Decks – Perfect for Outdoor Living

27 Clever Tiny House Kitchen Ideas (Photos)

Every room and space in a tiny house must be meticulously planned. After all, you only have 200 sq. ft. to 500 sq. ft. to work with. While the kitchen is necessary, how much space you devote to it depends on your needs. Some tiny houses, as you’ll see below, build out relatively sizable kitchens …

Read More about 27 Clever Tiny House Kitchen Ideas (Photos)

Tiny Container House with an Amazing Kitchen

Designed by Minimalist Homes, a Michigan-based company. This particular tiny home built from a shipping container is listed for sale at Tinyhouselistings.com. Related: Shipping Container Guest House  | Container Home Design Software Options | Inexpensive Container Home | Shipping Container House with Garage Return to all tiny houses here. See all shipping container houses here. …

Read More about Tiny Container House with an Amazing Kitchen

Modern Treehouse You Can Live In by Rintala Eggertsson Architects

Here’s a cool “tiny home” treehouse designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects. Size: 560 sq. ft. Check it out below. Related: Types of Houses | Treehouse Alternatives | Houses Built on Stilts | Fun Kids Tree Houses See more tree houses here See more tiny houses here Related: Unusual Homes | Adventure Clubhouse Tree House | …

Read More about Modern Treehouse You Can Live In by Rintala Eggertsson Architects

30 Amazing Tiny Houses – Exterior & Interior Ideas (Photos)

Once upon a time, tiny houses were restricted to recreational vehicles, playhouses and treehouses for kids. I enjoyed a fabulous playhouse built by my dad as a kid. I think it was as big as some of the tiny houses featured here. It had a porch and interior. I know my dad spent a lot …

Read More about 30 Amazing Tiny Houses – Exterior & Interior Ideas (Photos)

Greenmoxie “Off-the-Grid” Tiny House with Retractable Deck and Loft Bedroom

The Greenmoxie tiny house is an off-the-grid tiny house design with solar panel, wheels, retractable deck and loft bedroom. The interior, as you can see below, is very nice as well. Size: 340 sq. ft. Check it out. Source: Greenmoxie.com Return to all tiny houses.

Read More about Greenmoxie “Off-the-Grid” Tiny House with Retractable Deck and Loft Bedroom

Shipping Container House with Garage by Studio H:T

Only 2 containers went into the construction of this container house. The containers are used on the sides as walls. In between is a garage on the lower floor, which is really cool and then living space above. The interior of this home is just as cool as the exterior. While this is arguably a …

Read More about Shipping Container House with Garage by Studio H:T

Tiny Holiday Home by i29 Interior Architects and Chris Collaris

In the middle of nature at the Vinkeveense plassen, i29 interior architects and Chris Collaris designed tiny holiday home. With a footprint of only 55 m2, this house still has a luxurious feel of space, and all around panoramas to the surrounding nature. This compact home is built for a family of four, including a …

Read More about Tiny Holiday Home by i29 Interior Architects and Chris Collaris

6 Tiny Home Design Software Options (with Screenshots)

With rising cost of living, an endless mortgage payment in sight and a growing concern for the environment, more and more people are switching to living in tiny homes. Of these tiny homeowners, 87.9 percent live in the U.S., 35 percent have a college degree and women make up 64.1 percent. On an average, you can purchase …

Read More about 6 Tiny Home Design Software Options (with Screenshots)

The History and Evolution of Tiny Homes

Tiny homes have evolved from necessity in its early years to today’s accommodation option in Airbnb. There’s certainly more to this small humble abode than meets the eye. With an estimated 1/3 of greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, living in an eco-friendly tiny home drastically reduces one’s carbon imprint. Aside from saving the planet, living …

Read More about The History and Evolution of Tiny Homes

Gao Architects Creates Colorful Tiny 484 Sq.Ft. Apartment (45m2)

This gallery features a beautiful new tiny apartment design (see all tiny houses here) from the Situla residential complex in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This colorful home was designed by GAO Architects. One component of the original vision was to display Slovenian culture at its best, warmly greeting foreign residents of the flat. The designers wanted to …

Read More about Gao Architects Creates Colorful Tiny 484 Sq.Ft. Apartment (45m2)