SOFAS FOR SMALL LIVING SPACES
quality multipurpose furniture is versatilein its ability to adapt to many situations. modular, reconfigurable elements provide freedomin arranging your homeâ€™s decor. the current surge in downsizing is the drivingforce behind a palette of creative and elegant furniture solutions. many of which are not only ingenious in theirfunctionality but very stylish as well. to give you an idea of whatâ€™s out there,here are 30 multifunctional furniture for small spaces. an overview of the best pieces available todayas a means of inspiration to optimally furnish your space-limited place.
1. cortesi convertible chair bed. the cortesi convertible chair bed not onlylooks chic and comfortable; it also folds out into a lounge-chair-style bed. simply unfold the chair to transform it intoa spot to sleep for overnight visitors. color options make it a bright, stylish additionto your living room. 2. vegetale coffee table â€“ double tablet. how much functionality can you cram in onesmall sized piece of furniture while still
making it look elegant? a lot with this vegetale coffee table. the design piece makes for a perfect itemin cramped spaces since it acts like a coffee table, desk and book shelf. it may not be officially intended as suchbut we think of it as a handy little dinner table too. 3. the coffee table that houses an armchair andside table. looks can be deceiving.
at first coffee table by daniel pearlman seemslike a robust coffee table with storage space. when the side table and arm chair are removedfrom under the mantle of the large table the setup makes for an almost complete small condointerior. the small side table element functions asa chest of drawer too.. 4. duty box wardrobe. whether itâ€™s organizing your collectionof shoes or storing essential bathroom supplies, the duty box wardrobe is a hidden treasuretrove of chic functionality. an ordinary (but fashionable) full-lengthmirror opens up to reveal nine spacious shelves
for all of your clutter. perfect for small space living, where bathroomclosets might not be included, this mirror provides all the organization you need tokeep your home looking clean. 5. mag table. another piece in the category â€œsimplicitykills it every timeâ€. mag table by offi can be flipped over to functionas a laptop stand. with its smooth, flowing forms this minimalistspace saver is a pleasure to look at. the file folder, as the name, mag table hintsat, designed to house magazines, can be used
as the perfect laptop or tablet storage too. 6. the table that doubles as mirror. dining tables are often bulky occupying alot of your precious space. on the other hand, the comfort they provideby allowing you to dine with company, to do some office work, to practice a hobby, orjust to read the paper make them indispensable for most dwellers. retractable tables offer a solution by lettingyou make your table smaller but how about a table you can hang flat on the wall?
one you can use as a mirror too? when on the wall the vengio appears to bejust a stylish wall mirror. when it is down, it is a stylish dining tableor work surface. 7. huk table. the huk table is practically a superhero. you can use it for just about anything, whetherthatâ€™s as a cozy side table to set your coffee on, or a plucky perch for your laptopor papers. do you need a magazine rack?
a bookshelf? a stool? the huk table can be those things too. its design is such that you can hook it ontotables to transform it into a cubby or file holder. 8. the couch armrest table and tablet stand. a couch arm rest wrap or tray as they arecalled as well is one of those simple yet highly functional small living innovations.
as with the paperclip and the clothespin,the beauty of the idea lies in its simplicity and functionality. in this particular case thereâ€™s more thantransforming a regular couch arm rest into a side table. embrace interaction platform features a tabletstand and charging dock too. not to forget its use as a well-executed cableorganizer. 9. drop leaf console table. a twist on the classic drop-leaf style, thistable folds down laterally to make a narrow
console table when not in use. when fully extended, the table can comfortablyseat six; when folded down, it makes a foot-wide shelf to stand against a wall and use foreveryday storage. 10. 3 pc stacking tables. the 3 piece stacking tables come apart easilyto make three different coffee or accent tables. put them back together again, and you havea storage shelf for books or knick-knacks. each table has its own distinct color. 11.
westminster sofa bed. the westminster convertible sofa bed has asleek design and the perfect size for a small living room. need a bed for one of the guests? not a problem, you can do it all with thewestminster sofa bed, which can easily be converted into a sofa bed by using a click-clackmechanism. the couch cushions are firm and comfortable,and the back adjusts into three positions â€“ upright, flat, and recline. a clever and well-designed sofa thatâ€™s notonly appreciated by cartoon characters.
12. folding iron board and cheval mirror in one. this is one of those items that makes youwonder, why wasnâ€™t this invented before? maybe it was as a diy project by some macgyverishtype of person but never as goodlooking as the folding iron board and mirror designedby aissa logerot. ironing clothes and dressing up are two practicesthat are often combined anyway so this piece of furniture couldnâ€™t make more sense. 13. trick, table and two chairs nesting bookcase.
at first glance just a simple bookcase, trickis easily transformed into a table with two chairs. just slide the sides aside and you are setto have dinner. or do some work. we think trick would fit a small kitchen nicelytoo. it reminds us somewhat of the convertibleshelf table we featured earlier. 14. playful seat or sofa bed combo. pause, a convertible seat and sofa bed bymeike langer, is a wooden chair frame with
five large pillows which when folded up formsa wonderful chair and a comfortable sofa bed when folded out. 15. the storage stepladder and seat in one. there isnâ€™t a room in which this storagestepladder doesnâ€™t come in handy. it would be great in our bedroom to reachthose boxes on top of the wardrobe. it wouldnâ€™t misfit in the hallway eitherto store some shoes and sit on while putting them on when going out. sit on indoor stoop, as its name implies isan indoor stoop, storage solution, seat and
stepladder in one. it has three soft-close drawers and makesfor a fashionable display unit for showcasing items too. 16. flatframe, wall mounted, foldable desk. when not in use as a desk the work surfacecan be folded rendering flatframe only 4,5 cm thick making it a minimally invasive mobileequipment terminal. use it as a standing desk for tablets, towrite a postcard, open your mail or hang it lower on the wall and grab a chair.
17. transforming x table. at full height, the transforming x table isa dining table which seats four comfortably (six if theyâ€™re very good friends.)holdthe lever and give the tabletop a firm push from above: the legs slide over each otherto lower the height, and itâ€™s now a coffee table. another firm push folds the table entirelyflat, so you can slide it away for easy storage. its heavy weight (75lbs) means that it doesnâ€™twobble or feel flimsy when in use. 18.
cubista ottoman turns into five seats. the cubista can be converted into five separateseats. each side the ottoman can be attached to oneof four bases that nest inside the structure. the stools are equipped with a comfortablepadded seat and have a perfect dinner and table height. a multifunctional outstanding piece of furniturefor small living rooms and limited spaces. 19. the lift top coffee table that makes a convenientcouch desk. this lift-top coffee table which lets youeasily and quickly adjust its height.
so you can use it as a traditional coffeetable or as a laptop workstation. apart from creating your little home officefrom the comfort of your couch the mainstays lift-top table also makes a great table tohave dinner from. no more reaching for that cheese oozing pizzaslice because its top layer pivots and swivels 360-degrees. of course its interior hides storage spacetoo. 20. the multiple use wall shelf. coat racks are so 1990â€™s.
who needs a one-purpose item in the modernmodestly sized home anyway? maybe if you live in a macmansion thereâ€™splenty unused space to indulge in such eccentricities but most modern day dwellers want get moreout of their space. a wall shelf that also functions as a coatand bicycle rack is one of those emblems of contemporary use of space maximalization. fusillo bookshelf with its modular elementsallows optimal adaptation to your specific needs. hang your bike or just your car keys. place your books or your hat.
it could be a highly useful addition to thekitchen too providing room for cooking literature and hanging bunches of herbs. 21. the library chair. have you always looked in awe at those lush,in-home libraries? having one isnâ€™t exclusively restrictedto mansions anymore. with the openbook chair you can create yourown cosy miniature home library. the ingenious piece of furniture combinesall you need to snug up with a book and a hot cup of tea.
it omits the need for a side table to putyour beverage on, your books are within reach and it sports a lap desk too. its upholstered wall has featuring racks forhanging magazine and newspapers and magazines on the outside. 22. the chair that houses a shelving system. on a related note, meet domus chair, a readingchair that harbors a modular bookcase. when making the most out of your micro apartment,convertible furnishings are your best friend. rearranging and stacking modules lets youcreate the furniture you need at that specific
moment with the elements you have available. domus chair is the pinnacle of various functionsand modular elements merged into one designer item. 23. the futuristic modular, multifunctional sofa. a modular sofa with loose cushions, whichcan be arranged in many different ways and can accommodate up to 7 people. the cushions can serve as a seat, but alsoas armrest, footstool, side table or ottoman. concentrã© de vie can be used as a sofa orsingle bed.
therefore very suitable for a small living. 24. flã„pps 2 shelves. itâ€™s easy to scoot tables and chairs outof the way, but what if your wall shelf isnâ€™t movable? the flã¤pps 2 shelves piece takes care ofthis problem with surprising grace. rather than move the shelf, you simply haveto fold it up against the wall. you wonâ€™t even know itâ€™s there! its white slats blend into its surroundingsand only reappear when you fold the shelves
down again. with a sturdy set of two shelves and easymounting, itâ€™s no wonder the flapp 2 shelves system is so popular. 25. the wall bed & fold-down desk combo. wall beds are great space savers but as ifthat wasnâ€™t enough resource furniture came with space saving tilting bed that featuresa fold down desk. donâ€™t need a desk? itâ€™s optional.
another useful space saving sleeping solutionis the sofa that transforms to bunk bed. 26. the modular furniture system. modos is a customizable modular shelving systemof which the elements can be used to create a tabouret or standing desk too. larger sized elements allow you to createlife size desks, tables, chairs and other items all without the use of tools. 27. the bookcase that hides a whole dining set.
as if from nowhere is a bookcase that housestwo tables (together 1 dining table) and four dining chairs. the ingenious creation is intended for smallliving spaces. the chairs and tables are just as easily storedas they are taken out to accomodate current 28. the side table thatâ€™s extendable to diningtable. extendable tables are the golden oldies whenit comes to adjustable space saving furniture. a large surface offers so much conveniencebut you do not always need it. being able to temporarily get rid of the spacehogger is a blessing.
whether you need room to practice yoga, playtwister with friends or just donâ€™t need a large surface at the moment, the generousminuetto extendable table is transformed to a humble side table in a cinch. 29. steel stool. the steel modular stool is a true double andtriple duty product. besides its use as a small side table (whichall stools do) it has some additional uses. the steel stool, when lined up makes a trendycoffee table. when stacked, a unique bookshelf evolves.
the modular units allow for grouping, stacking,combining, and creating. all without the use of screws, tools, or glue. its handle makes the stools easily transportableaddding to its versatility.