18 multifunctional furniture ideas (perfect for small homes!)

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We love small homes as they make us think a little more carefully about how to furnish our most functional spaces, such as bedrooms

This often leads to funky, clever furniture that larger homes wouldn't ever contain, but these multifunctional, ingenious designs really float our boat. We've found some brilliant interior designer-lead spaces that contain some of the most snazzy and smart furniture we've ever come across. 

Take a look and see if any of these creations could solve a small home design conundrum for you! 

1. Is it a bed? A sofa? A storage unit?

It's all three!

2. Double-duty bookshelf

A bookshelf that doubles as a desk is all sorts of practical.

3. Secret storage

A kitchen when you need it and a sleek cupboard when you don't.

4. Working lunch

A pretty dining table, but also a desk with room for office storage baskets.

5. Where's the remote?

This coffee table makes losing the remote almost impossible thanks to secret drawers.

6. Disappearing desk

A super slimline desk that folds up into a simple wall mantle? Yes, please

7. How's this for multifunctional?

A bookcase that acts as a room divide and a desk!

8. How often do you wish you could get more on your desk?

Not a problem with this integral shelving system.

9. For the modern generation of go-getters

Muebles sobre diseño, Weld Weld Modern living room Side tables & trays

A coffee table that flips into a workstation is perfection.

10. A bed built onto a shelving plinth

Means you'd never struggle to tidy again.

11. Small but mighty

This desk might be small but when not in use it would make a mighty beautiful wall light.

12. Perfect for kids

Even the kiddies can get multifunctional with a cabin bed filled with storage.

13. Don't just display your television

When you can add picture shelves and storage cubbyholes.

14. You need shoe storage, but also somewhere to put your shoes on?

Job done with this bench/shelving set up.

15. A small kitchen island is handy for food prep

But the shelves underneath make crockery storage a breeze.

16. This is the ultimate in multifunctional furniture

A bed, desk, bookcase and guest bed!

17. Truly multifunctional items make sense

So a dining table with a cutlery drawer inside is spot on.

18. Laundry rooms can become changing stations

With a custom sideboard that's deep enough to act as a changing table as well as a folding platform.

For more small home inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 25 Cunning ways to better organise your small home.

Could any of these ideas help streamline your home?

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