The average size of a house in the United States is 2,400 square feet. That is a lot of space. Tiny houses are a fraction of that size and also have happier residents. I have lived in an apartment for 3 years now, before that I lived in a dorm room the size of a master bathroom with 3 other people — I loved it. Why are we convinced that we need tons of space to be happy? What ever happened to cozy spaces? We have become spoiled and need to snap out of it!
Remember being a kid and building a fort in the living room was the best part of a slumber party? All kids want their own playhouse or tree house to play in. Why did we grow up? Tiny houses are the ultimate playhouse, except it is more for living than playing. A tiny house is about the size of a hotel room, and I don’t know about you, but when I go on vacation my last priority is luxury in the hotel room. Because all you do is sleep in the hotel, so why waste money on an expensive one? You aren’t on vacation for the hotel, you’re on vacation for the new world around you. Tiny houses take this idea and apply to everyday life. The world is your living room.
What to wear, when? Where? How? These are the kinds of questions dress codes address; and many more like this one: The invitation states the dress code is smart casual. What’s the difference between business casual and smart casual? Are they the same? Any ideas?
This infographic outlines Dress Codes for Engineers
This week I am heading to ADX for a Tour on Wednesday. I will post more after that. But participating in a Maker Space is a goal for this year.
What is ADX? It’s what shop class should have been. Want to make something?
We’re your gym for a better kind of workout. Everyone is welcome―in our 12,000-square foot facility, high-profile designers work alongside students, retirees share their knowledge with novice builders, and entrepreneurs mix with hobbyists. We give you access to the tools, the space, and the community to help you create anything you dream up.
Want something made? Need a 12-foot tall light-up sign? Want to ditch that Ikea set for a handcrafted, exotic hardwood line of custom furniture? Or maybe just a really sweet keychain? We’ll work with you to get your project done right.