Vina's Tiny HouseContemporary Home Office, Los Angeles
The multi-purpose furniture transforms the compact space for different uses. The coffee table is on casters which is used for dining and storage. The side table tucks under sofa. The sofa is also a guest bed and storage below. Photo: Eileen Descallar Ringwald
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For uses beyond the workspace, Lustado designed her home to be flexible. She can roll a storage piece that normally rests near the desk over to the sofa, where it can serve as a dining table. Read more about this tiny home ♦︎
9. Consider the law. Although tiny houses are enjoying increasing popularity, many areas still have building codes that require a dwelling to be over a certain number of square feet. Some tiny-home owners are able to get around this by putting their homes on wheels, but you will need to do some research to figure out what the laws are in your area before making any decisions.In his book Tiny House Living: Ideas for Building and Living Well in Less than 400 Square Feet, author Ryan Mitchell says, “My suggestion is to approach the process by learning everything about the code, then come to them with an attitude of ‘I want to do this the right way and want to work toward a positive outcome with you.’ Working with them, you can often find a good solution when it comes to tiny houses.”
The sofa has storage underneath its hemp and flax cushion. The cushion can also be used on the loft above the desk for a guest. Lustado can roll a storage piece near the desk over to the sofa to act as a dining table. She had the table that slides underneath the sofa made from leftover cedar siding.