A Tiny House Infographic

Our friend Ryan Mitchell from The Tiny Life is raising funds for an awesome infographic about tiny houses and their occupants. Be sure to read all about his idea, and check out the cool incentives he's offering through Kickstarter. 

A week ago people from all corners of the world participated in Tiny House Survey where we wanted to compare how people in tiny houses compared to the rest of America.  What started out as a simple question, lead to more than 2,400 people responding!  We were so humbled and excited by the response that we wanted to do something special.  So we wanted to make an infographic about people who live in Tiny Houses. 

What is an infographic?  Infographics are a visual way to share data about an interesting topic.  Instead of boring graphs and spreadsheets, we are working with a graphic designer to tell the story with color and vivid graphics.  You can find many examples of Infographics on the web to get an idea of what we hope to put together.  

So we invite you to join us in telling the tale of tiny house people, but we also have some neat rewards for your help in our project!

KICK STARTER PROJECT PAGE HERE: 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ryanmitchell/tiny-house-infographic

 

Written by Guest Blogger — February 13, 2013

Filed under: education   fundraiser   infographic   information   news   stories   tiny life  

Tumbleweed Sighting, and Deek's Favorite Tiny House Books List!

Hey All!

I was in the San Francisco area a few months back (a long, fun, haul for an East Coaster like me- what a town!), to shoot a few tiny housetours/episodes for my youtube show "Tiny Yellow House" and for content photos on a new book I've been working on, when I saw this! Its a Tumbleweed Fencl, RIGHT outside the gates of Muir Woods, at the parks maintenance and ranger station- how cool! The area was fenced in, and I couldn't get any closer, but I stopped my car, turned around, and snapped this photo:

Tiny Ranger House! 

A lot of the photos I've taken on these trips are not only going to be in my follow-up book to "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks" but are being incorporated into a slide-show of inspirational tiny houses that is one facet of my presentations for the Tumbleweed Workshops that I teach around the country. This slide show presents some of the dos and don't of tiny house construction, and design approach, while also showing off some exceptional, clever, and bizarre deviations people have taken on the Tumbleweed plan designs- and beyond. Domes, Tree houses, Floating Homes, Tiny Houses built from Recycled Materials....they're all in there!

Upcoming, I'm teaching workshops in.....

(Note: The Chernobyl Workshop is now on hold for some reason.) 

I hope to see some of you there and share my addiction and knowledge of tiny houses and design with you all!

Also, if you missed it, here's a video on what I feel are some of THE BEST tiny house books out there! 

 


-Derek "Deek" Diedricksen- Host of "Tiny Yellow House" TV....

My Micro-Housing book is OUT NOW!

Written by Derek Diedricksen — February 08, 2013

Filed under: books   deek   diy   education   information   knowledge   learning   relaxshacks   resources   workshops  
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