Maybe you've just scored your first exquisite (postage stamp-sized) apartment. Maybe you're downsizing from a family home. Or maybe you just love a cozy set-up. Whatever reason you're in the market for stylish, small footprint pieces, we're happy to have you and show you the way. Furniture in small spaces should be every bit as attractive as the big stuff, only much more versatile. Extra points for dual-functionality. Ahead, 20 of the best couches, beds, side tables and shelves ideal for small spaces.
So many daybeds have a grandmotherly feel; this one is very bachelor pad without being giant or overly macho. (The whole thing is just over six feet long.)
At less than three feet in diameter, you'll be surprised how many pals can squeeze comfortably around the clean lines of this honeyed wood bistro table.
Platform beds are great in cramped spaces thanks to a small footprint; this one is even better thanks to four slide-away drawers.
We dare you to find a room of your home that couldn't use this versatile piece.
Most sleeper sofas are both physically enormous and aesthetically clunky, both of which aren't ideal in a small space. This sleek unit is just under seven feet long, less than three feet wide, and opens up into a generous twin mattress.
Even 500 SF apartments need a touch of whimsy (if it's a roomy storage option, too).
Storage can be brutal in small spaces; a few of these slim units, which are less than a foot deep, can create an instant built-in bookshelf vibe.
A narrow, high-top table with tons of style.
Not only do you get a luxe-looking tufted-stitch bed frame, but you also get four deep rollout drawers for stashing sweaters, linens, or shoes.
There's nothing like a multi-use table, especially in tight quarters. Stash books, magazines, or tablets in the side compartment, flip up the leaves for a quickie TV table, or fold them down for the sleekest little side table you ever did see.
If you don't have the square footage for a proper desk, the wall mount version just requires a few studs and a solid anchor.
Yes, even small spaces deserve bar carts.
Stools can play double-duty as side tables and seating options; this Wayfair customer favorite comes in a whopping 22 finishes.
One of CB2's all-time bestselling pieces is this simple C-shaped table in industrial raw iron which would work with pretty much any decor style.
A low-profile console—it's only a foot wide—to house your TV, books, and anything else you want out of sight and out of mind.
A full 14 inches of under-the-bed storage. 'Nuff said.
Don't have room for a dining room table everyday, but sometimes like hosting groups for dinner? Here's your 15.5" (when folded) solution.
Buy the most standard, simple bed frame you can find, then attach this digitally printed delight. Tons of style, not a ton of space.
The perfect everything table with the tiniest little tripod footprint.
Two slim top drawers for underthings, a pull-out surface for folding clothes or placing a laptop, and two deep roomy drawers for sweaters and pants.