8 Tiny Houses with Pattern-Packed, Maximalist Interiors

January 11, 2019 Danielle Blundell

Living in a small space doesn't mean everything you own has to be vanilla. You can experiment with pattern and color just as much as the next person—you just have to be a little more tactful about how you go about it. We could all learn a few design tricks from these eight tiny houses that have cracked that code—whether it's sticking to a tight color palette, hiding pops of pattern in unexpected places, or using neutrals to their fullest.

The couple that owns "Augustine the Airstream" are boho mix masters, especially for living in such a small space. In this "living room" shot above, I see a floral, a zig zag, a tonal macrame, and Southwestern-inspired curtains—plus pattern underfoot in the form of that colored area rug. All of the shades are cool-toned, which makes the patterns play well together. And then you have that brighter floral pillow to throw things off, in a good way, with a burst of red so to speak. Well done, Augustine's owners, well done.

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