Because we've never accepted that a lack of space is fatal when it
comes to creating an inspiring home and nothing thrills us more than
the hand-made home or the stylish studio wedged into an urban crevice.
The Smallest, Coolest Apartment contest is a contest for all small
apartments and homes in the world, under 650 square feet (60 square
meters). We are seeking the most ingenious and beautiful 160
submissions along with all the tips and resources we need to maximize
our own homes. (Contest prizes may only be redeemed at a DWR in the
United States. DWR will not ship merchandise outside of the United
To be eligible, your entry must be your primary residence and you must have designed it.
All entries should be received no later than midnight Monday, April 16th
Readers and judges are asked to evaluate each submission for excellence in these three areas:
Efficiency Innovative use of small space to maximize livability.
Aesthetics Beauty and stylistic achievement in Decor.
Special Challenges Creative problem solving in dealing with adverse conditions.
Multiply the longest length and widest width of your apartment to get
your gross square footage (this includes closets, bathrooms, etc).
Next, subtract any volumes that lay outside of your apartment such as
common stairways, halls, or other apartments.