Multifunctional furniture that are a perfect balance of form and function can help to streamline the number of pieces you own, while maximising the space in your flat. Here are 5 types of furniture to consider!

1. Furniture with Hidden Storage

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From underbed storage, a shoe rack that doubles up as seating, to hidden shelving in wall mirrors, designers have figured out nifty and ingenious ways to incorporate storage options into furniture, without taking up too much space.

2. Loft Bed

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Loft beds are a great way to maximise the use of vertical space in your house. While it does mean you need to climb a short distance to get to bed, the raised mattress creates a cosy feel while leaving the space below free for just about anything. A functional workspace, a compact vanity, or even a tiny walk-in wardrobe— reinvent the space your way.

3. Sofa Bed

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Sofa beds in the living room or spare room are perfect when you invite guests for a sleepover, or when you just need some extra space to laze around for a weekend Netflix session.

4. End Table

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End tables are a versatile addition to your flat— you can use it as a side table in the bedroom, a flat surface to work on from your couch, or just a spot to rest your drinks when you’re lounging around the living room.

5. Kitchen Island-Dining Table Hybrids

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If you have an open concept kitchen, why not turn the space into a dining area as well? A wide kitchen counter, or kitchen island with a pull out dining table is a great way to add extra space for cooking, dining, or working.

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