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Multitasking Design

Accepting small spaces, consumers invest in manipulable, multi-use furniture

Implications - Making the most of small spaces in urban settings, consumers are accepting minimalistic living as the norm by choosing furniture that evolves as required over time. The demand for multitasking design marks a shift away from frivolity to more utilitarian lifestyles that are less impressed with novelty and more concerned with necessity.
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6 Featured, 53 Examples:
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Date Range:
Dec 13 — Sep 14
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Featured Examples

Cubby-Integrated Couches
Cubby-Integrated Couches
Geta Sofa Incorporates Boxy Components to Combine Comfort with Storage
The designer of the Geta Sofa understands that when you provide a cozy place to sit, the user will quite likely come along with a book, a gadget or a snack with which to snuggle up. For this reason,... MORE
Infant-Accommodating Tables
Infant-Accommodating Tables
The Baby In Table is a Playful an Family-Friendly Hybrid Furnishing
The Baby In Table would be a practical family room inclusion if your child has recently learned to crawl. Keeping tabs on newly mobile bubs can be a bit of a challenge when there’s always... MORE
3-in-1 Multifunctional Tables
3-in-1 Multifunctional Tables
The Pi Workstation by Joe Manus is Perfect for Small Spaces
As the world population continues to rise, so too will shoebox condos and similar small living spaces; but with furniture such as this multifunctional table, such changes won’t be felt as... MORE
Industrialized Collaborative Furniture
Industrialized Collaborative Furniture
This Flexible Collaborative Office Furniture can Transform
This flexible collaborative office furniture was designed by London-based Industrial Facility to create an efficient working environment. The minimalist furniture pieces can transform and facilitate... MORE
Stylish Stepladder Chairs
Stylish Stepladder Chairs
Usit by Maarten Olden Pulls Double Duty
Usit by Maarten Olden, a designer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is a hybrid piece of furniture that combines a stepladder with a chair. Inspired by the idea of revamping the traditional... MORE
Marvelous Multitasking Movables
Marvelous Multitasking Movables
Mus by Moya Acts as a Shelf, a Cabinet, a Bench and a Table
Why clutter your front foyer or your family room with multiple pieces of furniture when the Mus by Moya can function as several of these combined? This asymmetric assembly of wooden panels and V-... MORE

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