The 6 Essential Must-Have Pieces For Your Small Space

Looking for multifunctional pieces for your small space be quite frustrating at times. Small space living is a niche area when it comes to furniture and home decor with so many retailers catering to a more board customer base. To make your life a bit easier we’ve done a lot of the leg work for you. We’ve compiled a list of some of the essential pieces you need to make your small space work for you. We’ve carefully chosen only pieces with dual functionality, giving you more bang for your buck.

The perfect sized sofa!

The right sofa can be the focal point of your space. Regardless of what material or colour you chose one thing is certain, the size of your sofa needs to be proportional to the rest of your home.

The Bari Sofa is perfect for most small spaces as not only does it have storage but it also has a pull out bed for when guests visit. 3 in 1. Brilliant.

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Another great sofa with extra storage and additional sleeping is the Mayne Sofa

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Loft bed or high sleeper beds are becoming popular. This loft bed has a small work space area underneath with a cupboard. In the past this style of bed was designated for kids. Now adults living in tight living quarters are getting in on the action and adding a more grown up design like this Loft Bed Work Space below:

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We love bed with storage. Two options: Habitat Fredd Charcoal Upholstered Bed with pull out drawers or the Habitat Ottori Grey Wool Double bed lift-up option. Both give you just the added storage you needimgres-4 4364412_R_Z007A imgres-5314612_1_1bari_corner_storage_right_malva_blue_grey_foam_matress_lb05
The right lighting is key in making your house a home. Lighting effects the ambiance and mood of your space. Lighting is also a great way to add style and design. Chances are you’ll need a floor lamp and at least one bedside table. We love these Trivet floor lamps that come in various colour combinations. These lamps are quite modern and would tie in great with a minimalist decor.

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Beside lamps can also add to your decor. Try getting a lamp on the smaller side that way your beside table won’t feel crammed. These Kartell battery table lamps come in an array of colours AND are battery operated so you don’t have to worry about being close to an outlet.


Often one of the first pieces of furniture small space dwellers feel they have to compromise on is a dining room table. This table is rising extending coffee table in stone by Dwell

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Ambivalenz has a great range of space saving shelving. The shelves fold down when you need the extra space and fold up when you don’t. Clever!

Extra storage for clothes is also key in making your space feel like home. Mirrored wardrobes are definitely the way to go. Mirror help make your space feel larger and also helps you make sure you look extra fab before you leave the house. Win – Win. We’ve chosen the Loft three door wardrobe in white gloss with mirror.

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