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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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06
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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11
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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04
May 18

A Lovely Light 380-Square-Foot "Dollhouse" Studio — House Tour

Name: Melissa Morgan
Location: Pleasanton, California
Size: 380 square feet
Years lived in: Renting 4 years

Melissa’s been renting this tiny 380-square-foot rental for four years — a long time to try and squeeze your life and stuff in just one room. Does she ever get sick of small space living? “All the time!” she admits. “At least a few times a week I crave more space to have a sofa, a bigger bathroom to take a bath, and a bigger kitchen to cook anything I want.” And while Melissa knows that one day she’ll eventually get a bigger space, she’s in no hurry. “I do absolutely love my tiny ‘dollhouse’ studio.”

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01
May 18

A Teeny-Tiny Cozy & Clever 190-Square-Foot Toronto Studio — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Natasha
Location: The Annex, Toronto
Size: 190 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

A historic mansion in Toronto is a book and history lover’s dream and for Natasha, it’s also home. Well, one small bit of it is home: Natasha rents a 190-square-foot studio apartment in the building. And though teeny, she finds her living space less congested now than when she lived in a house full of roommates. For Natasha, small space living is “cozy and clever” — a liberating change of lifestyle that has forced her to streamline her possessions down to the essentials.

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16
Apr 18

A Nature-Loving Artist's 390-Square-Foot Studio Apartment — House Tour

Name: Lisa Vanin
Location: Toronto, Canada
Size: 390 square feet
Years lived in: 7.5 years, renting

A few years ago Apartment Therapy took a tour of illustrator/fine artist Lisa Vanin’s Pint-Size Storybook Nook in Toronto. With the current challenges and sky rocketing rents in the city, rather than move somewhere new when she started to feel restless, Lisa decided to stay put and change the decor to give the space a new and fresh feeling. Check out the updates that she’s made to her “old fashioned” space. —

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