The Pumpkin Tiny Is a Masterclass in Modern Rustic Functionality

Mobi 08 Pumpkin adds functionality with an office area in the loft bedroom 16 photos
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Is it possible to enjoy both the familiar coziness of a traditional wooden cabin and the ingenious functionality of a contemporary abode in the same tiny house? The answer is yes, and the colorful Mobi 08 Pumpkin is here to prove it.
Homes on wheels designed by Mobi House are always easily recognizable due to their trademark colorful exteriors with a traditional look. If you're looking for futuristic designs and unusual architectural structures, these houses might seem overly simplistic. Still, their ingenious spirit focused on functionality is fully revealed inside. Despite their classic structure, the Mobi House tiny homes make a statement through the bold use of unusually vibrant colors, making way for more mellow interiors where Scandinavian clean aesthetics meet rustic elements for old-school comfort.

The Pumpkin draws attention with a beautiful color scheme of dark red and anthracite gray – not too flashy, yet striking. On the outside, white window frames and trims were used to create contrast and add a fresh touch. On the inside, jet-black accents were used for the same purpose, highlighting the pristine white walls and wooden furniture in light, natural tones. The Scandinavian inspiration is obvious, but with an edgy twist that keeps the Pumpkin Tiny from lining up with classic minimalist designs.

Using functional elements such as doors, appliances, and pieces of furniture as décor elements is one of the brand's trademarks. It's a smart way to make the most of the available floor space without adding anything that could create clutter. The glossy black full-size fridge isn't just a required kitchen appliance but also a visually striking accent against the backdrop of the white furniture and walls. The sliding bathroom door has a similar effect, as does the protection wall for the loft above.

Mobi 08 Pumpkin
Photo: Mobi House
The modular sofa, one of the most popular pieces of furniture made in-house by the tiny house builder, comes in a fresh shade of green so that it doubles as a splash of color for the overall décor and becomes the centerpiece of the home's open-plan ground floor. This clever item provides ample storage underneath and is also convertible. It's generous in size yet designed to fit perfectly into that area at one end of the home, surrounded by large windows for a blast of sunshine and great views.

That would be enough to satisfy the general requirements for functionality, but the team at Mobi House went the extra mile with this particular design. They added an extra seating area above the sofa, right by the window, as well as full-height, open-shelf cabinets on each side. This adds even more storage without taking up any extra inch of floor space.

Last but not least, a rustic-style fireplace makes this socializing/relaxation corner even cozier in any weather. The spacious kitchen doubles as a dining area in a way that also requires as little space as possible. The simple solution was to add a foldable countertop extension that turns into a breakfast bar whenever needed and then folds back down to not get in the way. A couple of bar stools complete the dining setup and also require minimal space.

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Photo: Mobi House
The traditional kitchen integrates ample storage and all the basic appliances, including a full-size oven and a range hood. With windows on both sides, this cooking space gets plenty of natural light throughout the day. Behind the accent door, the Pumpkin Tiny hides its well-equipped bathroom. The main thing that stands out is the unexpected storage capabilities in the form of multiple cabinets. The all-white design with a patterned floor in black and white gives this bathroom a contemporary, fresh look.

The Pumpkin Tiny's main bedroom is upstairs, and it's designed to generously accommodate two people. More than a basic loft, this room features plush carpeted flooring, a solid protection wall, and convenient storage. All of this ramps up the comfort level, especially long-term. It's also easy to access via the classic staircase with a wall-mounted handrail. The goal is to provide more comfort compared to standard lofts, and the Pumpkin does a good job with that. The big horizontal windows flanking the bed are also important for recreating the familiar comfort of a traditional bedroom.

As a final surprise, this beautifully designed bedroom reveals a multi-functional office area behind the massive bookcase, doubling as a separating element. A full-length bench by the window is ideally suited for home office work. The ingenious placement of this desk area also makes it more private and quiet. This is probably one of the best lofts we've seen in terms of functionality – you get the coziness of a modern bedroom, ample and easy-to-reach storage, and a separate office area, all within the same space.

Mobi 08 Pumpkin
Photo: Mobi House
The surprisingly functional Mobi 08 Pumpkin is part of this European brand's Unique Forever Line, a premium range aiming to offer maximum comfort and flawless style. Its functionality and contemporary elegance are even more impressive given the fact that the Pumpkin is only 8.4 meters (27.5 feet) long. An interesting option for nomad urban dwellers who work from home, this red-colored tiny home is both modern and traditional in the best way.
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About the author: Otilia Drăgan
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Otilia believes that if it’s eco, green, or groundbreaking, people should know about it (especially if it's got wheels or wings). Working in online media for over five years, she's gained a deeper perspective on how people everywhere can inspire each other.
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