stuff we drool about

Project O Cabin

Finnish designers Aleksi Hautamaki and Milla Selkimaki purchased a 5-acre island two years ago, on the edge of the Archipelago National Park in Finland, and have since built this self-sufficient summer house that includes a sauna, a guesthouse and a workshop. Named Project O (after the Swedish word for island), it features two cabins on the site, t... read more

Elemental House

Designed by Ben Callery Architects, this self-sufficient retreat in Australia captures the spirit of what it means to live off-grid. Located an hour north of Melbourne, the Elemental House has a 10-metre-by-10-metre footprint and simple layout, with space for one bedroom, one bathroom and one living room with an open plan kitchen. Perched on a hill... read more

Cabin Porn: Inside

Cabin Porn became an international sensation following the publication of the first volume of photographs of hand-made homes in breath-taking natural landscapes around the world. The second book is done and ready for pre-order, it was inspired by the most common question they receive, "Can I see the inside of this cabin?” Cabin Porn: Inside feature... read more

Off The Grid

If you are looking for inspiration for your own escape home set in one of the world’s most picturesque places, this book is for you. Advances in technologies and home-generated renewable energy have made building away from urban and rural infrastructures more practical, affordable and desirable than ever. Off the Grid features stunning off-grid hou... read more

Elsewhere Cabin Retreat

Located just outside of Georgetown in the American state of Texas, the Elsewhere Cabin Retreat delivers a simple, beautiful experience tailor-made for a solo or couple getaway. The tiny off-the-grid, 160-square-foot, trailer-mounted cabin is available to rent for short stays, it features a sofa that converts to a twin bed, a small kitchen (equipped... read more

Catskills Black A-frame

Looking for a unique vacation cabin in NY state to unwind, disconnect, and enjoy some time in the mountains? Deep in the heart of the Catskill mountains, this beautiful off grid A-frame cabin sits on a two acre property with private access, surrounded by woods. The newly renovated house features two full bedrooms, two private baths with soaking tub... read more