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Finalist: Philips by Movable Roots | Tiny Home Awards 2023

Updated on:
February 29, 2024
Finalist: Philips by Movable Roots

Disclosure: All photos are provided by Movable Roots

Peering into the world of tiny homes, you'll find yourself captivated by the Philips home by Movable Roots, a notable finalist in the Tiny House of the Year category. With its compact design, it's a masterstroke of ingenuity and efficient space utilization, challenging conventional ideas of what a home should be.

From a storage staircase leading to a second bedroom to a fully equipped chef-style kitchen, every inch has been meticulously designed for functional living. But how does it feel to live in such a marvel of design? Stick around, there's more to explore.

A Look Inside

Exploring inside Philips' Park Model home, you’ll first notice the spacious and well-organized layout, designed with the family's specific needs in mind. The main floor master bedroom catches your eye with its king-size storage bed frame and ample closet space.

A closer look reveals a storage staircase leading to a second bedroom. This isn't just any bedroom; it's a well-planned space with a built-in desk and subtly placed LED accent lighting.

You can't help but admire the large, chef-style kitchen. It's decked out with residential appliances and an impressive amount of countertop space. There's even a breakfast bar for quick meals and casual dining. The living room area, thoughtfully designed around the client's sectional couch, gives off a cozy, homely feel.

Further exploration leads you to a rear loft area. Accessed via storage stairs, it doubles as a recreational room for kids. You’ll be equally impressed by the generously sized bathroom, featuring a dual vanity and a tiled shower enclosure. There's also a separate water closet for the toilet, adding an extra layer of privacy and convenience.

Every corner of the Philips' Park Model home is a testament to its meticulous design and construction. It's a functional, comfortable living space that seamlessly integrates the family's lifestyle and preferences into 580 square feet. This home doesn't just provide shelter; it exemplifies what it means to live well, even in a tiny space.

What Makes It Stand Out

The Philips' Park Model home stands out as a finalist in the Tiny House of the Year category for its ingenious blend of style and practicality, tailored specifically to fit a family's lifestyle within a compact 580 square feet. From its spacious, chef-style kitchen with residential appliances to the cozy, sectional couch-oriented living room and a multi-functional second bedroom with built-in desk and LED lighting, every inch is optimized for comfort and utility. What really sets it apart is the personalized touch in every design choice, from the storage-packed master bedroom to the recreational loft and luxurious dual-vanity bathroom, making it not just a house, but a bespoke home experience.

Awards Won by Movable Roots: Their Farina tiny house won the Most Traditional Design award.

Movable Roots is also the brilliant mind behind:

If you want to check more of their builds and models, head over to their website.

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