To see the latest housing trend, you're going to have to look pretty closely.
Tiny homes are quickly becoming the next big thing. These compact spaces, usually measuring in at less than 400 square feet, offer the promise of simple, minimalist living for a fraction of the cost of conventional residence.
They also promote exploration and adventure. Often built on wheels, they can be moved to inhabit any corner of the globe.
They've inspired TV shows, infiltrated the real estate market and triggered a blogging phenomenon. Architects worldwide are taking note and turning out beautifully innovative designs sure to please even the pickiest of tiny-homeowners.
Here's a peek at some of the most unique tiny spaces, along with a few testimonies from the people who call them home.