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12 Multitasking Small Space Furniture Pieces

These brilliant pieces of furniture will maximize your small spaces.

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Coffee and Dining Table

If you have a small living room, consider investing in this table. It rises and lowers effortlessly to transform in seconds from a coffee table to a full dining table for 4 to 6 people.

Photo: Courtesy of Corner Housewares

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Fold-Out Wall-Mount Small Space Furniture

This wall-mounted desk will save you valuable floor space. When on the wall, it serves as a mirror, and when you’re in need of a work space, simply fold it out to reveal a handy desk with an open storage area and shelves. Its slim profile makes it one of the best desks for small spaces.

Photo: Courtesy of Kings Brand Furniture

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Multi-Purpose Foam Sofa

A convertible sofa for small spaces that’s actually cute? Yep! This 8-inch thick mattress made of CertiPUR-US certified supportive, high-density foam has a contemporary, durable gray linen-look fabric cover. It easily folds from a mattress to a sofa or lounger, leaving more room for living room storage.

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Twin-Over-Twin Convertible Loft Bed

If your bedroom is tiny, or you live in a studio, this loft bed could be a great find. The bottom twin turns into a seating area with a table, allowing you to do everything from eating to working or playing a card game! When designing your small bedroom, don’t stop with a space-saving bed. Make the most of your small closet and get a small nightstand to match.

Photo: Courtesy of Coaster Home Furnishings

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Sleeper Loveseat and Ottoman

This three-tiered multi-functional piece of furniture is ideal for working with small spaces and changing needs. Chill with a friend in the two-person loveseat with ottomans, or stack the ottomans inside to make a large gaming table or seating pad. If you end up having enough space, you can even fold it out completely into a queen-size mattress. If you’re looking for more options, then check out our round up of the best sleeper sofas to make your search a little easier.

Photo: Courtesy of Jaxx

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Storage Ottoman

This storage ottoman features a double-sized lid with a multi-functional tray, so it can hide clutter and go from seat or foot rest to small table in no time. And, it comes in six vibrant colors.

Photo: Courtesy of Convenience Concepts

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Coffee Table With Nesting Stools

This clever piece of furniture brings modern farmhouse design to your small space. This is a glass-top coffee table, with four wedge-shaped fabric stools that tuck neatly beneath the table. The stools provide extra seating when you need it. Get an outdoor coffee table for your apartment balcony, too.

Photo: Courtesy of O&K Furniture

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Murphy Bed and Sofa

This design is ideal for studios. You can easily transform your living space into a bedroom. Simply remove the four sofa cushions and fold down the stylish Murphy bed. Meanwhile, each side column opens to reveal extra storage and comes with one fixed and three adjustable shelves. For the woodworkers, here’s how to diy a murphy bed.

Photo: Courtesy of BREDABEDS

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Lift-Top Storage Coffee Table

Who doesn’t love furniture with hidden storage? This lift-top storage coffee table allows you to store your belongings out of sight without taking up valuable space. This piece of furniture features two solid mid-sections that open and lift to use as a computer or writing desk.

Photo: Courtesy of Christopher Knight Home

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Versatile Kitchen Island

This rustic antique oak and black industrial metal island works hard in a small kitchen, but can also be used as a sofa table. If you’re serving a meal for a group, push the island against a wall and use it as a modern sideboard. One table, many uses in your small space. You can even build your own kitchen island cart with crates.

Photo: Courtesy of Dorel Living

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Swiveling Storage Units

This playful piece of furniture hugs the wall vertically to free up floor space. When opened, the individual storage units swivel 180 degrees on a column that rests on the floor and is attached to the wall. The contraption opens from the left or right to make it more versatile and can be integrated anywhere in the home.

Photo: Courtesy of Resource Furniture

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Small Space Furniture in a Box

This “room-in-a-box” is called the Kali Ponte Board. It features a twin X-size wall bed with upper hanging and/or shelving storage and a seven-foot desk. The bed folds out horizontally when it’s time for bed, making it an ideal modern Murphy bed for small-space livingBuilt-in storage solutions like this are great for small spaces.

Photo: Courtesy of Resource Furniture

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