10 Multifunctional Furniture Pieces for People Living in Smaller Spaces

April 16, 2014 by  


Not all of us can live in a 4,000-square-foot megahome unless we’re able to get one that’s been abandoned due of foreclosure. Having said that, if you reside in a little apartment or perhaps a smaller home, your house shouldn’t be crammed with huge furniture. You need to to find cool, small furniture pieces that utilize space smartly and serve multiple purposes.

From a couch that turns into a bed to a cabinet that transforms into a desk, listed here are ten furniture pieces for people who live in small places – and have no intention to shift to a bigger place.

1.Convertible Desk – Convertible desk can keep your place free of all the clutter as it is big enough to accommodate all the office supplies, papers, and mail. When you are done with your office work, just fold the desk and lock it.

2. Coffee & End Tables – Coffee tables and End tables that have drawers underneath can end all your storage woes. In addition to using the table top for putting down your coffee mug, you can use it for hiding things you no longer need to use.

3. Expandable Dining Tables – With expandable dining tables, it is easy to host a dinner for six or more guests. Go that extra mile and consider looking for a table that has extra storage space in the middle leg. This can be an ideal space for keeping your chinaware and wine bottles. Along with foldable tables, choose stackable chairs – they take up less space allowing you to make room for Yoga and Pilates.

4. Trunks & Benches – When compared to boxes, trunks turn out to be more eco-friendly and easy to use. A storage bench is another great multi-functional furniture piece. You may use it either to keep your shoes, seasonal clothing, or for seating purposes.

sofa-bunk-bed5.The Sofa-Bunk Bed – With a foldout ladder and a safety rail, the sofa-bunk bed looks much elegant. The covers can easily come off and therefore are washable, but that might not be the only important characteristic, unlike a futon, it doesn’t allow two individuals to comfortably sleep together.

6. Wall Beds – A wall bed can be pulled up and down from the wall. You can easily put it away when you have guests in home.

Some unconventional multifunctional furniture pieces that are not much known

7. Wardrobe and Sauna – There is no need to have a large garden or a lot of space to accommodate this piece of furniture: the dressing or your bathing space is enough to support this closet made from larch wood. The joints are specially designed to expand when they are wet; making certain that the closet remains watertight.

8. Modular Bookcase and a Cat Playground – This piece of multifunctional furniture is highly innovative, catering the needs of people who have pets in their homes. The use of subtle stairs in this shelving unit makes it cat-friendly. It is visually intriguing, functional and fun!

9. Table and Wine Display – This multifunctional table allows its owner to display up to 16 wines. Wine enthusiasts love this table as this allows them to have a display of some of the best wines they have collected over years. Apart from that, it is also useful as a table.

10. Stool, Side Table and Magazine Rack – This table and magazine rack is especially designed for smaller interiors. This unusual stool can adjust its height based on the number of magazines put inside. It can also be used as a small table.

The kind of wood used in the construction of the furniture highly impacts the durability it will have. Avoid furniture pieces that are made from particle wood as they are known to have lesser durability. If you’re unable to figure out the kind of wood used in the furniture you have ordered, don’t hesitate to ask.

For people who need more storage in their homes or those who are short on space, multi-functional furniture is an excellent answer to all their storage needs. With multifunctional furniture, it is easy to have your space well organized and clutter-free. The Internet is the largest furniture market you will ever find, so use it. You can even find some online furniture stores that have an entire selection of furnishings and essentials like pillows, comforters, and mattresses, apart from their regular selections, so that you can look for all you need without ever leaving your house.

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