Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 500,000 inspiring examples.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join 309,263 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Consumer Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 250,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI + Human Methodology
Learn how Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
eLearning (NEW)
Prepare for the year's ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Trend Reports
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
Innovation Events
Join the world's top innovators at our FREE Virtual events.
Free Webinars
During COVID-19, learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Search our database of 397,461 cutting edge ideas.

65 Dual-Function Furnishings

From Table-Lamps to Bookshelf Baths

— October 4, 2010 — Art & Design
Whether you're an efficient-furniture junkie or a space-conservationist, these dual-function furnishings will meet your multitasking needs.

These multifaceted home fittings are inanimate accessories, combined in many cases with lighting fixtures, gadgets or other divergent furnishings. Together, these dual-function furnishings provide double the bang for your buck and simplify your living spaces.
6
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
65
Dual Function Light Fixtures
Dual Function Light Fixtures
The USB LED Lamp Fan is a Two-in-One Desk Accessory
<
64
Computer Lamp Hybrids
Computer Lamp Hybrids
The Minitopz Combines a Cool Design With Quality Technology
<
63
Multitasking Coat Hooks
Multitasking Coat Hooks
The Eric Degenhardt 'Saucer' Will Save Much-Needed Space
<
62
Gadget Cubicles
Gadget Cubicles
The Magic-Q-Bicle is a Multifunctional Storage Design
<
61
Pop-Out Portable Mirrors
Pop-Out Portable Mirrors
The Jump Out Mirror Has a Magnetic Attachment
<
60
Complex Cabinets
Complex Cabinets
The Solo Storage Box is Inspired by Architecture and Typography
<
59
Artistic Furniture Heaters
Artistic Furniture Heaters
'I Am Furniture' is a Stunning Hybrid Home Decor Idea
<
58
Pop-Up TV Instruments
Pop-Up TV Instruments
The Mediano is a Piano and TV Shelf Hybrid for Multimedia Fun
<
57
Multi-Purpose Musical Instruments
Multi-Purpose Musical Instruments
The Transformer Grand Piano is a Dual-Purpose Design
<
56
One-Piece Workspaces
One-Piece Workspaces
The Tamp & Lable by Florian Kallus is a 2-in-1 Treat
<
55
Multitasking Hybrid Furniture
Multitasking Hybrid Furniture
Florian Kallus' Tamp and Lable is Part Lamp, Part Table
<
54
Multifunctional Lighting
Multifunctional Lighting
Sexy LED “Aurora” Lights Up Space, Puts Out Fires
<
53
Dining Table Sinks
Dining Table Sinks
The Gossica Kitchen Faucet Lets You Do the Dishes While You Dine
<
52
Swingin' Seminar Rooms
Swingin' Seminar Rooms
The Elevenfeet Makeover of 'The Studios' is Fit for High-Flyers
<
51
Chandelier Showerheads
Chandelier Showerheads
Tannan Winter Creates Lighting Hybrid Design
<
50
Fused Furniture
Fused Furniture
Jurgenbey Creates Back-to-Back Hybrid Chairs
<
49
Chandelier Hybrids
Chandelier Hybrids
The 'Digital Dreams' Hanging Digital Photo Lamp Combines Photography & Lighting
<
48
Couch Transformers
Couch Transformers
The James McAdams Barmobel is an All-In-One Transformable Couch/Bar
<
47
Portable Picnic Tables
Portable Picnic Tables
The Tailgate Wooden Picnic Table Can be Folded into a Suitcase
<
46
Dual Head Shower Fixtures
Dual Head Shower Fixtures
You Can Detach Part of the In2ition by Alsons While Bathing
<
45
Illuminated Shelf Hybrids
Illuminated Shelf Hybrids
The Wall Table Lamps by Zeroombra are Quirky Accessories
<
44
Chair-Bag Hybrids
Chair-Bag Hybrids
The Chairpadbag offers Back Support and Storage
<
43
Pregnant Seating
Pregnant Seating
Studio Thol Designs a Chair That Extends into a Bathtub
<
42
Playground Dining Furniture
Playground Dining Furniture
The Swing Table by Duffy London Brings Fun to Food Time
<
41
Table-Lamp Hybrids
Table-Lamp Hybrids
The Almerich 'Alux' Light Fulfills Two Functions
<
40
Shelf-Lamp Hybrids (UPDATE)
Shelf-Lamp Hybrids (UPDATE)
The ‘TwistTogether Lamp' Blocks Serve as Storage Units
<
39
Street Sign Seating
Street Sign Seating
Transit Chairs and Tables by Boris Bally Will Give You Some Direction
<
38
Playground Tables
Playground Tables
Studio Klass' Eat Table is a Slide/Table Hybrid for Toddlers
<
37
Extreme Multitasking Chairs
Extreme Multitasking Chairs
'Go' by Rizki Tarisa Has Everything You Need for Everyday Life
<
36
Bulletin Board Tables
Bulletin Board Tables
The Endrit Hajno Folding Table has a Dual Personality
<
35
Portable Storage Seats
Portable Storage Seats
The Smith Pro is a Multitasking Workstation
<
34
Sink Urinal Facilities
Sink Urinal Facilities
The Eco Urinal Combines Sinks and Urinals into One Functional Component
<
33
Solar Light Benches
Solar Light Benches
The Multitasking Steven Ma ec-O Bench is Environmentally Friendly
<
32
Rolling Bookshelf Seating
Rolling Bookshelf Seating
Bookinist & Easy Reader Let You Take Your Books With You
<
31
Light Up Lounger
Light Up Lounger
Bot-One Pod Cushion
<
30
Hybrid Electro-Apparel
Hybrid Electro-Apparel
The Lernert and Sander Selfridges' Creations are Cross-Bred
<
29
Puzzle Piece Benches
Puzzle Piece Benches
The Modular Push Bench Inspires Interaction and Creativity
<
28
Coffee Table Book-Burners
Coffee Table Book-Burners
Axel Schaefer's Fireplace/Coffee Table Illuminates Living Rooms
<
27
Convertible Chair Shelves
Convertible Chair Shelves
Power Chair
<
26
Collapsable Comb Loungers
Collapsable Comb Loungers
The 'x-Code' Chair by Yoanndesign is Five Chairs in One
<
25
Beary Stylish Shelving
Beary Stylish Shelving
The 'Polar Bear' Storage Unit is Sculptural and Sensible
<
24
Hybrid Couch Beds
Hybrid Couch Beds
The E-Sens Sofa TV Bed from Guillaume Raoult is a Sensory Experience
<
23
Wheelchair Beds
Wheelchair Beds
Combed Hybrid Helps Mobility of Physically Challenged
<
22
Puzzle Piece Seating
Puzzle Piece Seating
'Jaks' Modular Couches by John Coleman for Zenith Interiors
<
21
Chair-Bed Hybrids
Chair-Bed Hybrids
The Blend Bed by Mieke Meijer Offers Multiple Functions
<
20
Multifunctional Baby Baths
Multifunctional Baby Baths
The Tubtub Doubles as a Storage Chest and Stepping Stool
<
19
Puzzle Piece Seating
Puzzle Piece Seating
The Vibrant Tetris Chair by Gabriel Canas
<
18
Multitasking Mirrors
Multitasking Mirrors
The Mirror Ironing Board Closet is the Ultimate Space-Saving Creation
<
17
Hybrid Lamp Chairs
Hybrid Lamp Chairs
Ontwerpers Nu Creates Useful Multifunctional Furniture
<
16
Multitasking Tables
Multitasking Tables
Harbenger Duo Hammock Coffee Table Doubles as a Magazine Rack
<
15
Hybrid Dish-Washing Devices
Hybrid Dish-Washing Devices
The Colo is a Dishwasher & Sink for the Home
<
14
Bookcase-Workspace Hybrids
Bookcase-Workspace Hybrids
The Cabinet Chair by Ontwerpers Could Fit Into a Smurf's Office
<
13
Shower-Sink Hybrids
Shower-Sink Hybrids
The Roca Showerbasin is Perfect for Small Bathrooms
<
12
Puzzling Furniture
Puzzling Furniture
The Rubik Cube Locker Functions as a Table and Storage
<
11
Multitouch Side Tables
Multitouch Side Tables
The Cosmikart Digital Coffee Table Reuses an Old iBook G4
<
10
Metamorphic Furnishings
Metamorphic Furnishings
The HeyTeam Multiplo Transforms More Than 5 Ways
<
9
Ambiguous Interiors
Ambiguous Interiors
Mobile Wall by Paul Coudamy Creates Multiple Design Possibilities
<
8
Ottoman Workout Benches
Ottoman Workout Benches
Hybrid Furniture Designed for City Dwellers
<
7
Wine Barrel Furniture
Wine Barrel Furniture
Sterling Wine Online Reuses Retired Casks From the Napa Valley Winery
<
6
Luxury Bookworm Bathtubs
Luxury Bookworm Bathtubs
Thais Art Tub Features Waterjetted Bathing and Book Storage
<
5
Pillow Pullout Couches
Pillow Pullout Couches
The 'ZipZip' by Pling Creates Adaptable Cushion Arrangements
<
4
Wooden Egg Workspaces
Wooden Egg Workspaces
Plywood Egg Chairs Bring the Community Together, Separately
<
3
Space-Saving Escritoires
Space-Saving Escritoires
The 'K Workstation' Exploits Your Wall and Not Your Floor
<
2
Hybrid Sofa Beds
Hybrid Sofa Beds
The Palet Sofa by Stone Designs has Interchangable Armrests
<
1
Multitasking Appliances
Multitasking Appliances
The Moshi Multifunctional Kitchen is a Three-in-One Gizmo
<