Apr 01, 2021 | Carpet One Floor & Home
Multifunctional spaces in a home are truly the best way to perfect a specific area and make a room useful for everyone. From a bedroom that will sleep two or more kids to a kitchen that will constantly be used by a family of five, there’s simply no better way to take advantage of all the possibilities of a home than by designing multiuse spaces.
Our stunning collection of beautiful home interiors features a variety of design styles and various rooms that showcase just how easy it is to create multiuse spaces that are practical, trendy, and beautiful.
Design: RED BARRINUEVO Photography: MIKE CHAJECKI
Bedrooms don’t only need to include beds and nightstands. They can also include other elements and be just as practical and multifunctional as any other room, especially if there are no built-in closets. Providing as much as two closets’ worth of space, these two armoires make a built-in closet unnecessary. Not only do they offer storage for clothing, including tall items, but they also fill the empty space in the room and add to the modern design with their glossy finish. And, nestled between the closet spaces is a conveniently placed desk or vanity space, leaving plenty of room to walk between the bed and the storage closets.
Design: KATE DAVIDSON Photography: JASON HARTOG PHOTOGRAPHY
There’s no shortage of practicality, comfort, and beauty in this multifunctional bedroom that doubles as a comfortable seating area. Symmetric wooden nightstands with metal pulls embellish a tufted headboard that exudes a traditional style, and the chic nailhead accents help unite several styles. What truly makes this room multifunctional and unique, though, are the leather chairs situated at the end of the bed. A fuzzy throw rests atop one of the leather chairs, adding texture and warmth while also providing a place to relax in peace and quiet. Traditional but chic, this bedroom is the ideal space to escape to after a busy day.
Design: KATE DAVIDSON Photography: MIKE CHAJECKI
Showcasing just how calm and collected an entryway can be, this multiuse entryway features enough storage for a family while keeping its unique design flair. However, what’s truly multifunctional about this space is how it provides as much storage as a typical hallway closet. Tall cabinets next to the door offer ample space for linens, summer or winter accessories, and even last-minute weather items like umbrellas. Six compartments beneath a bench seat also add to the substantial storage, and a basket increases the storage further. Deep brown cabinetry and beadboard feel sleek and composed, whereas hooks and a light fixture add a mix of metals.
Design: REBECCA HAY Photography: STEPHANI BUCHMAN
Using an extra few feet of wall space in the living room to create a desk nook makes this traditionally styled space perfectly multifunctional. A desk lamp, pinboard, and comfortable office chair adorn the desk and make it practical while adding to the overall appearance of this charming space. From an early morning work session to daily note-taking and more, this adorable desk space offers just the right amount of productivity, class, and style.
Design and Photography: LOUIS DUNCAN
A wine cooler, dining area, coffee nook, and full kitchen make this space a top-notch multifunctional room that doesn’t disappoint. Featuring various seating areas, there’s a place for everyone to enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, read the morning newspaper, or gather during a dinner party. Not only does this space have room for everyone, but there’s also a dedicated area for each task: large countertops for preparing food next to the stove; wine glass storage in the nook, perfect for quickly opening up a bottle; and plenty of counter stools for entertaining guests while appetizers are being served.
Design and Photography: JENNIFER BACKSTEIN INTERIORS
Full of chic brass accents, white cabinetry, and glass shelving, this large bathroom lends enough space to create a seating area for applying makeup or getting ready for a night on the town. Rather than going traditional with a sink and some countertop space, this trendy, upscale bathroom becomes multifunctional, offering increased storage by using wall space wisely. Paired with one-of-a-kind lighting, including vertical, horizontal, and chandelier fixtures, there’s the perfect amount of chic décor, elevated design, and high-gloss materials to create a complete, polished look.
Design: SARA BEDERMAN Photography: STEPHANI BUCHMAN
The entryway is one area of the home that begs for storage, efficiency, and organization but often lacks the elements necessary to fulfill these needs. In this stunning entryway, however, substantial cabinetry, a large mirror, and a sconce provide all the components necessary for an entryway that is precisely as it should be—flawlessly multifunctional. Ideal for storing shoes or cold winter accessories under the cabinets, checking the mirror before waltzing out the door, and leaving the light on for a well-lit return home after a long day, it checks all the important boxes for a useful entryway.
Design: KATE DAVIDSON Photography: MIKE CHAJECKI
Taking up just a small corner of the kitchen nook, this cute desk area makes a kitchen into a working space for any family member. Using the same white kitchen cabinets above the desk helps blend this area into the already beautiful kitchen space and creates additional storage for office supplies. A wooden chair makes the space feel functional and tucks in nicely when the kitchen is bustling with friends and family or guests. Taking up just a small corner of the kitchen nook proves just how easy it is to create multifunctional spaces in any home while also staying true to the design vision.
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