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According to a recent study, the average size of homes in the U.S. has shrunk by five percent since 2007. By 2015, it is estimated that the average size of homes will have shrunk by another ten percent. This continued and growing trend in the downsizing of living space has led to a surge in creativity in furniture design. Specifically, more and more people are investing in what's known as "micro dwellings." Micro dwellings are buildings or units that have an average living space of approximately 186 sq/ft. In the following infographic, we're presenting a number of additional facts and figures about the growing usage of micro dwellings as homes. We'll start by offering information about the people who own micro dwellings. Next, we'll introduce a few famous micro dwelling owners and provide a few facts about their homes. Finally, we'll outline a number of helpful tips and recommendations to help you make the most of the space you have in your current home.