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Convertible Dining Desks

The SwitchTop Table Transitions from Study to Supper in a Jiffy

— October 11, 2013 — Art & Design
Convertible furnishings are wonderful solutions for tight spaces, and the SwitchTop Table would prove particularly helpful for those who have work to do at home. Made by Quirky, the product is a hybrid desk and kitchen table that alters easily to specialize as one or the other.

When it's time to hit the books, you and your roommate or your spouse can each take a side of the adaptable escritoire and pull up a pair of dividers to keep you focused on the tasks at hand. This configuration opens up compartments and gaps for cord management and enables you to magnet notes onto the metal barriers. When dinner is served, clear your papers and electronics off of the SwitchTop Table, pull the tabletops outwards and and replace the separators. You now have space to seat six.
Trend Themes
1. Convertible Furnishings - Opportunity to create innovative furniture designs that can transform to suit different functions and save space in small living areas.
2. Multi-functional Desks - Potential to develop desks that can easily transition between workspaces and dining areas, providing versatility for home offices.
3. Space-saving Solutions - Opportunity to design products that optimize space in small homes by combining multiple functions into a single piece of furniture.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - The furniture industry can explore innovative designs for convertible furnishings to cater to the growing demand for space-saving solutions.
2. Home Office - The home office industry can capitalize on the trend of multi-functional desks to provide versatile workspaces for remote workers.
3. Interior Design - Interior designers can incorporate convertible furnishings into their designs to maximize space utilization and offer practical solutions for small living spaces.
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