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Finalist: The Millennial by Tiny Topanga | Tiny Home Awards 2023

Updated on:
February 29, 2024
Finalist: The Millennial by Tiny Topanga

Disclosure: All photos are provided by Tiny Topanga

Imagine entertaining your friends in the Millennial by Tiny Topanga, a finalist at the Best Modern Design category.

You're in a 24-foot space that's cleverly crafted into a full kitchen, a dining area for six, and a downstairs bedroom with a storage staircase leading to a cozy upstairs lounge.

You're surrounded by a modern cement finish, punctuated by unique Mexican artwork.

But what if you could customize your toilet options?

There's more to explore in this tiny home, and we're just scratching the surface.

So, what are you waiting for?

A Look Inside

This 24-foot model, a standout for its sleek modern design mixed with traditional elements, was designed with a specific purpose: to accommodate family, particularly in-laws, in a space that's both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

The exterior’s modern cement finish gives The Millennial an urban edge, while inside, the integration of Mexican artistry adds a layer of visual interest. Features such as hand-painted Talavera tiles and a hand-forged copper sink don’t just serve decorative purposes; they infuse the home with a sense of place and tradition.

Functionality is at the core of The Millennial’s design. The layout includes a downstairs bedroom, which addresses the practical concern of accessibility, removing the need to navigate loft spaces commonly found in tiny homes. This bedroom, alongside the storage solutions it incorporates, exemplifies efficient use of space without sacrificing style.

The kitchen, capable of accommodating six people, is not just a testament to the home’s clever use of space but also its commitment to maintaining the social aspect of dining.

Equipped with modern appliances, it challenges the notion that tiny home living means compromising on amenities.

Above, the split-level design introduces an upstairs living room, accessible via stairs that double as storage – a smart solution to the ever-present challenge of space in tiny home design. This area offers a flexible space for relaxation or socializing, maintaining the home’s overall theme of efficiency meets style.

The Millennial doesn’t just stop at aesthetics and functionality. Options like a flush or compost toilet highlight Tiny Topanga’s nod towards sustainability, allowing owners to tailor the home to their environmental preferences.

What Makes It Stand Out

The Millennial by Tiny Topanga stands out for its smart, modern design that cleverly combines a functional split-level layout with unique artisan touches, like hand-painted Talavera and a hand-forged copper sink. Its efficient use of space includes a full kitchen capable of hosting six people and a cozy downstairs bedroom, ditching the typical tiny home loft setup. Positioned in Downtown Los Angeles, this 24-foot model merges urban living with sustainability, offering both a flush and compost toilet option, showcasing why it's a finalist in the Best Modern Design category.

Awards Won by Tiny Topanga: Their Family Style tiny house won the Most Family Friendly award.

Tiny Topanga 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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