Known for his artistic meditations on Africa and the West, artist Yinka Shonibare created this dollhouse to comment upon his dual identity. Shinobare was born in England but lived for much of his youth in Nigeria and attended art school and now lives in London. This dollhouse is a replica of the 1872 Victorian town house where Shonibare lives in the East End of London. BUY IT: $450
Jillian was able to give Michael and Nicola a home office in their tiny space. Open shelves give the couple a place to display some of their knick-knacks, while a small desktop gives the family a place to work.
Designed by plumber and craftsperson extraordinaire Robin Hayes of BuildTiny.com, this tiny house is full of innovative construction and creativity. The exterior features four individual murals created by a graffiti artist and a rooftop deck. Additionally, with solar panels to provide electricity this tiny house is completely self-sufficient.
This tiny house from Moveable Roots owner Michael Cheatham would certainly appeal to a homeowner with contemporary tastes. The combination of corrugated metal sheets with cedar wood planks provide an urban industrial façade. Though modest in its appearance, this house proves that good things do come in small packages.
In Think Small: The Tiniest Art in the World, author Eva Katz introduces a host of artworks from around the world created by artists who celebrate the small. Teapots smaller than a die and oil paintings teeny-tiny enough to fit in lockets are featured in this adorably modest Chronicle Books publication.