"We’re trying to lower our price per-square-foot with this launch," says Maura McCarthy, one of Blu’s cofounders, "and want to deliver cooler, more personalized homes on a tighter timeframe."
The Lotus Mini starts at $275,000.
Blu’s new miniature models offers more streamlined, flexible spaces meant to have a range of uses, from potential pool houses or extensions meant to densify a lot to a vehicle for a full-on embrace of the tiny home lifestyle. The Lotus line, which includes both a compact 640-square foot mini model and 1,600-square-foot option with an offset floor plan and two bedrooms, were created with a more small footprint and luxurious lifestyle in mind. Both sizes features options that magnify their relatively small layouts, including custom storage systems from California Closets, Murphy beds, full kitchenettes, and a series of sliding doors and decks meant to amplify outdoor space. "Building lots of options into the small footprint is important to us," says McCarthy.