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Nov 18

A Food Stylist's Charming Petite Studio — House Tour

Name: Kim Mahair
Location: West Hollywood, California
Size: 500 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting

Kim Mahair is a food photographer and stylist who was given “first dibs” on her West Hollywood studio apartment after her friend, the home’s previous tenant, moved out. Years of actively coveting the petite studio’s dreamy french windows and charming details paid off. All of the furniture in Kim’s small studio is a vintage find, or was inherited when she moved in, giving her the perfect Parisian-style perch, overlooking the enchanting West Hollywood sites below.

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Nov 18

A Menswear Designer's Sophisticated, Small Brooklyn Studio — House Tour

Name: Thomas Finney
Location: Fort Greene — Brooklyn, NY
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting

When Thomas moved into his studio three years ago, functionality and style were his primary concerns. “This is the first place I’ve actually invested in. Before, I just had IKEA everything.” Despite its proximity to a grade school playground (literally across the street) and shop-lined Brooklyn streets, thanks to Thomas’ signature style, the space captures the coziness of a log cabin.

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Nov 18

A Tiny 232-Square-Foot San Francisco Studio Is Bright, Comfy — House Tour

Name: Cindy Zhang
Location: Soma — San Francisco, California
Size: 232 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

Finding a nice, affordable apartment has become a challenge for anyone moving to San Francisco. When Cindy Zhang moved in 2016 from San Diego, she was super happy to find a cute little studio in the hip neighborhood of Soma. Though she moved from this super small space and now lives in a slightly larger (but just as beautiful home) since this tour last published, this studio shows you don’t have to live in a huge space to live comfortably.

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14
Sep 18

A Vintage Hunter's 420-Square-Foot West Village Studio — House Tour

Name: Alex Fitzgerald
Location: West Village — New York, NY
Size: 420 square feet
Years lived in: 6 years, owned

The trick to studios is how to make the most of the space you’re given. For Alex, a studio apartment previously owned by an architect obsessed with built-ins has proved both a boon and a challenge. An avid antiques collector and reseller (and lover of all things related to Scandinavian design), Alex balances his desire for a warm and well-curated space with the necessities of living in a small apartment — like where to hide your AC unit and bed.

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12
Sep 18

A Small Sacramento Studio Has an Enviably Organized Closet — House Tour

Name: Kachet Jackson-Henderson
Location: Sacramento, California
Size: 450 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

As the CEO of Kachet Media Group, LLC, the writer at The Kachet Life, and the founder of The Blog Bloc, Kachet Jackson-Henderson needs a home where she can live, unwind, and work in. Though only 450 square feet, this Sacramento studio apartment is just the space.

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16
Jun 18

A 420-Square-Foot Studio Is Small, But Comes With a View — House Tour

Name: Kirstie Maryott
Location: Lower Pacific heights — San Francisco, California
Size: 420 square feet
Years lived in: Rented 2 years

Kirstie has bounced around from state to state the past few years of her life, including stops in Colorado, Virginia and Georgia. A California native, she has called the Bay Area home for the last two years, where she lives in a charming studio on the top floor of a building in the Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood. “This little studio has been a great place to call home during my time in San Francisco,” Kirstie said.

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Jun 18

"Mean Girls" Musical's Barrett Wilbert Weed's Small Hell's Kitchen Studio — House Tour

Name: Barrett Wilbert Weed
Location: Hell’s Kitchen — NYC
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 2 years, renting

Much of the gossip surrounding this year’s Tonys centers around the Mean Girls musical, inspired of course by the movie of the same name (a movie that was written by Tina Fey and has a devoted and quote-reciting cult following). The musical, which opened on Broadway this past April, is just as big of a hit, earning 12 Tony Awards nominations this year, including Best Musical. Barrett Wilbert Weed is the talented cast member who plays Janis Sarkisian. Along with having a great set of pipes, she also has an incredibly cute, terrifically tiny, 95-square-foot studio apartment in Hell’s Kitchen.

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04
Jun 18

A 350-Square-Foot NYC Studio Feels Much Bigger Than It Is — House Tour

Name: Angie Teater
Location: Midtown East — New York, NY
Size: 350 square feet
Years lived in: 8 years, renting

Have you ever seen a dining room, living room, and bedroom fit so elegantly into 350 square feet? Long-time New Yorker and avid traveler Angie Teater made it happen. She’s the owner and principal designer of Angela Leland Interiors and she knows how to make good use of small spaces. She’s also a master at styling a room. For her own space, she says she has a “champagne taste on a house wine budget” but waits for the perfect pieces at the right price. Patience is the key to designing a good room. Well, that and a keen eye for design.

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02
Jun 18

It's Truly Amazing How Much Fits in This 200-Square-Foot New York Studio — Video House Tour

Name: Jessica Sirls
Location: NoLita, New York, New York
Size: 200 square feet
Years lived in: less than 1 year

200 square feet isn’t a lot to work with — but one New Yorker has managed to squeeze in a full-sized bed, an 88-key keyboard, and a table that can seat up to six people, all while maintaining the spacious, relaxing feel you would expect from a much larger apartment. Here’s how she does it.

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May 18

This 231-Square-Foot Mini Modern Cottage Is a Must-See — House Tour

Name: Zoe Peters
Location: Mill Valley — California
Size: 231 square feet
Years lived in: 3.5 years

Nestled under trees on the far edge of family property in Mill Valley is a charming cottage Zoe calls home. Near Mount Tamalpais, it’s the perfect home base for a nature lover. And it’s got a history packed with artistic spirit; the space used to be her brother-in-law’s grandmother’s art studio. A little over three years ago, Zoe made a fantastic deal with her family; she would convert the small existing structure into a home in exchange for living in the space. Though Zoe’s renovation updated the cottage’s look, it’s still an inspiring space: Artwork created by Zoe adorns the walls.

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