Kevin Hart Designed a Customized Tiny House, And Soon You’ll Be Able to Rent It!

Tiny houses and the culture surrounding it have been taking over the mainstream. Tiny house websites, blogs, magazines, TV shows and online videos have shared storage tips and tricks to save space, looking for interesting vacation areas, or renting one out on your property (a’la Airbnb). This past Thursday, comedian Kevin Hart, with help from Booking.com, revealed his customized tiny house in Herald Square Park of New York City. Continue reading “Kevin Hart Designed a Customized Tiny House, And Soon You’ll Be Able to Rent It!”

The Coastal Craftsman Tiny Home Goes ALL IN on Interior Design…

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The interesting puzzle of living in a tiny home involves cutting down on size while also having optimal living space. While many tiny home builders and companies get pretty creative when designing the layout of the home, this often leaves out several opportunities for expressive interior design details.  This is not the case of the the Coastal Craftsman tiny home by Handcrafted Movement, which took the road-less-traveled by not sacrificing intricate interior design in a tiny home. Handcrafted Movement — a company based in Washington that has been featured on HGTV, Curbed, Country Living, Architectural Digest, Today, and more — was “born out of a desire to pursue excellence and creativity. This is about more than just creating products. This is about questioning the status quo and finding a more excellent way in all that we put our head, heart and hands to. This is about playing a part in the rebirth of American quality, ingenuity and pride in manufacturing.” Continue reading “The Coastal Craftsman Tiny Home Goes ALL IN on Interior Design…”

Who Says ‘Tiny Homes’ CAN’T Have Roof Decks? Not Luke & Tina, THAT’S For Sure!

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Just to answer to that claim, Luke and Tina — both of whom work as engineers — designed a 204 sq. ft. solar-powered tiny home on wheels themselves and hired a contractor (from Daystar Tiny Homes) to build it. The home, which resides on a 40 acre farm on the foothills of Mt. Hood, features a living area, two lofts, a bathroom, kitchen, and plenty of storage throughout, while the rooftop balcony accessible via a small hobbit door from the sleeping loft. Continue reading “Who Says ‘Tiny Homes’ CAN’T Have Roof Decks? Not Luke & Tina, THAT’S For Sure!”

The Mudgee Tower in Austrailia

I have already mentioned how enamored I am with the concept and philosophy of the Tiny House Movement (click here and here for the Doc’D episode on the topic), so this story just adds more to that interest.  This is the Mudgee Tower, designed by Casey Brown Architecture, located on a beautiful remote mountain on a sheep station in central western NSW in Australia.  It turns out that this home was the culmination of the dreams and wishes of the client and it seems to have been delivered perfectly. Continue reading “The Mudgee Tower in Austrailia”

Woman Builds 246 Square Foot Tiny Home on Wheels for $53K

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This 246 square-foot wood and rusted steel tiny home on wheels a farm in Swannanoa, NC, (about 15 minutes east of Asheville) nicknamed the Radhaus, was initially designed by Michelle.  While she designed most of her tiny house herself, Michelle ultimately hired Nanostead to further design and build it to save some time and move into the tiny home sooner than much, MUCH later. Continue reading “Woman Builds 246 Square Foot Tiny Home on Wheels for $53K”