Space-Saving Furniture: Make Your House Feel Bigger

Space-saving furniture helps you simplify and live more efficiently by creating multipurpose rooms in your home. Well-placed storage furniture, as well as furniture for small spaces, also increases your home storage options and lets you live large despite cramped surroundings.

Tiny Home Interior in Snohornish, Washington
A drop-down table, storage bench and shelves are space-saving features that improve the livability of this 140-square-foot home in Snohomish, Washington.
Photo By Christopher Tack
Exterior of Chris and Malissa Tack's Tiny Home
Chris and Malissa Tack live in this 140-square-foot tiny home in Snohomish, Washington.
Photo By Christopher Tack
Murphy Bed Unfolded in a Small Apartment
Murphy beds fold up behind shelves or inside cabinets when not in use, creating efficient, multipurpose rooms, such as in this Washington, D.C., apartment.
Photo By Jennifer Hefferan
Murphy Bed Folded Up
The cabinet at right conceals a fold-down Murphy bed to quickly convert this small living space into a bedroom.
Photo By Jennifer Hefferan
Wall-Mounted Desk
Empty walls can be put to work with space-saving furniture, such as this drop-front desk from
Photo Courtesy
Kitchen With Open Shelving for Storage and Display
Shelving offers opportunities for both storage and display, and packs a lot of function into a small space in this 648-square-foot home in Franklin, Maine.
Photo By Brittany Courville
Log Home Multipurpose Room
Sleeping, dining and cooking each has its place in this cozy log-cabin room.
Photo Courtesy Ralph Kylloe/The Log Home Book

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