Salvaged Trailer Turned Into a Tiny Home


It’s always nice to see recycled materials being used to build homes, and when it’s done with tiny homes it’s even more commendable. Ron Rusnak from Ashland, Oregon recently did just that. He turned a decommissioned trailer into a tiny home. He then sold it on Craigslist for $36,500 to a homeowner from Portland.


By |June 9th, 2015|Modern design|2 Comments

Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets


Pallets are sturdy and abundant, and therefore a great material for upcycling to meet a number of architecture and design needs. A Tokyo based firm Hiroki Tominaga Atelier recently used them in a unique office space renovation. What’s more, they were able to do so without the end result looking like a DIY project.


By |June 1st, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment

Another Very Clever Tiny Apartment Conversion


European cities are full of tiny apartments, which are usually all hallways, walls and tiny rooms. It’s always nice to see these small apartments renovated in a more modern way, which manages to make the most of the available space. When it comes to this German apartment the architecture and design studio Spamroom from Berlin, did a great job. (more…)

By |May 26th, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment

Clever Transformation of a Small Apartment


It’s always nice to see clever ways of turning tiny interiors into functional living spaces that feel much larger than they actually are. The French architect Richard Guilbault recently achieved just that with a renovation of a tiny Paris apartment into a home that looks and feels much larger than its 322 square foot (30 sq m) area would suggest.


By |May 25th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

Green Design Saves Time and Environment


The most solar-panelled, sustainable material-using, eco-friendly building can still leave an unnecessary environmental footprint. How? By forgetting to design the structure paperless. Engineers love to use paper, and an average residential structural engineer will use at least a ton of it every month.


Modern Home That’s Sustainable Through and Through


The architecture firm LGA recently designed a new house in Toronto, Canada called the Bedford Park House. This home was designed and built in a sustainable way from the ground up. The home blends in with the neighborhood, and is spacious enough for a large family, all while being very green.


By |May 13th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments