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Would You Live In The World’s Narrowest House?

Would You Live In The World’s Narrowest House?

We often talk about small spaces here at C&H: how to make a small space feel larger, how to maximize limited square footage and other similar topics. But how small is too small? We stumbled across pictures of the world’s narrowest house and can’t help but wonder if something that […]

Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?

Can You Live in 220 Square Feet?

A lot of design in green homes often raises the question – how much space do we really need? Architect Michael Katz and designer Janet Corne offer the L41 (“all for one”) that squeezes everything you need into 220 square feet of awesomeness. According to Treehugger, Katz didn’t intend to […]

Making the Most of Living in a Closet

Making the Most of Living in a Closet

This small living space is not in NYC but Delray Beach, FL. It’s actually a 77 sqft closet. It does remind us of a friends place on the UWS so what’s most unique about this place is that it’s not in New York and the rent is cheaper than if […]

Downsizing Homes

Downsizing Homes

Has it really taken the fear of the economy to convince homeowners to reconsider their mcmansion? Regardless of reason this is a welcome trend and we hope it lasts. As homeowners require more accountability from builders the developers will react and move the market in this direction by building smaller […]

The Tiniest Kitchen Remodel Ever

The Tiniest Kitchen Remodel Ever

Katie of Making This Home houseblog has shared with us a kitchen remodel unlike any we’ve seen. She and her husband are Americans who recently moved to Berlin and are making do with a 480 sqft apartment that came with a 36 sqft kitchen. As it was the kitchen only […]

Living in a 100 square-foot Home

Living in a 100 square-foot Home

As much as we abhor McMansions we think this couple has taken living in a small home to the extreme. They formerly lived in a modest 1800 square foot home but recently “downsized” into a 100 square foot home.

Small Space, Big Fun

Small Space, Big Fun

With all the talk of rising costs and a new found emphasis on green living, small spaces are the new penthouses. Don’t be put off by what may seem like a cramped interior–instead, check out these floorplans for some decorative inspiration and clever placement that makes a modest interior seem […]

The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The Incredible Shrinking Sofa

The trend to small homes is starting to take hold as they are typically more energy efficient and community friendly. Smaller furniture is following this lead and is now coming in vogue. New Yorkers have always been limited in living space and a few furniture manufacturers and websites have catered […]