Unless you are living in a palace or have an extensive living space, you must have had a furniture dilemma. You need furniture, but you don’t have enough space for them. Getting any more furniture would clutter your living space if it already hasn’t. Other than moving into a bigger home, or reducing the gravity in your home to zero so that you can fasten furniture to the ceiling, you don’t really have many options.
While there aren’t many options to solve this dilemma, there is one effective way to maximize space without compromising on furniture- Multi-Utility or Smart furniture.
Beds with storage are commonplace now, so they are easy to find. Having one of these can help you stash away a few things while at the same time providing you with a comfortable place to sleep.
Instead of buying spare beds, you could buy a convertible sofa which can be transformed into a bed whenever it is necessary. Till the time a bed is required, it can be used like a regular sofa in your living room.
Murphy Beds or Wall beds are beds that can be vertically stored against the wall when not in use. This is a great space-saving invention that has seen many creative twists over the years ever since its inception.
Loft Beds are like Bunk beds but with the bottom space left empty for a table or shelf. These are perfect for children’s rooms, they get both a study space and a bed in the space required for a bed.
Depending on whether your bed has a headboard or not, you could replace the existing headboard or add a new one with storage for more space saving.
Coffee Table with Storage
There are plenty of innovative Coffee Table designs that have cleverly integrated practicality like storage space. Some can even be used as a work table, that is how versatile they are.
Nesting tables are designed to be tucked one under the other, so when not in use, you can tuck them away, maximizing your available space.
Shoe Rack Bench
Shoe racks like these allow you to both store your shoes and sit on them. With these around you won’t need to lug around a chair to put on your shoes.
You can reduce the number of chairs by swapping a few of them with these. These are small, comfortable, and come with storage space. Some coffee tables come with nested ottomans, if you get those with storage, you will be saving a lot of space.
Effectively utilizing your walls will save you a lot of space. If normal shelves are too much for you, you can get floating shelves installed on your walls. They have both form and function.
Smart furniture is a category of its own, you will surprised by the number of spacing-saving furniture you can find. There is a whole community dedicated to small-space living, you will find hundreds of game-changing ideas there.