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The Living Cube – Multifunctional furniture

The Living Cube is multi-purpose minimalistic furniture that is perfect for small spaces. The design is the brainchild of Switzerland-based designer Till Könneker. He created the design when he moved into a small studio apartment that had very little storage space. With his creation, he found space for his vinyl collection, TV, clothes, and shoes and also incorporated a guest bed on top of it. It has a modular design and there are three ideas presented on their website: The Urban Cube, The Living Wall and The Mini Cube.

“I wanted to focus on practicality and functionality and skip any unnecessary elements. My goal was to come up with a timeless design that fits any space and living situation,” Könneker said. “A house is not really flexible but we can re-think the space and furniture inside. I believe useful furniture must be adapted to the needs of the user.”

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Simple DIY cinderblock bench

If you’re in need an inexpensive, easy to make, weather proof, sturdy, and cool looking outdoor piece of furniture this DIY bench is what you’re looking for. All you need is a few concrete blocks and a couple of wood planks. For added effect you can paint the block in any color you like, or throw some bench pillow on it. It will go perfect in your garden, fire place area or back yard. Here are some examples for your inspiration:

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25 space saving furniture design ideas for small homes

Space saving furniture is will never go out of style as more and more people live in small homes, lofts or apartments, where the lack of space is a problem. In this situation a well-designed home product or a well-placed storage furniture that can also be merged into a single piece can save you or help you live more efficiently. There are lots of great examples of organizing a limited space like expanding tables and dining sets, storage beds, small sofas that can turn into separate comfortable chairs, and other multi-functional items. All these awesome furniture pieces can have different applications in everyday life and are dedicated to the idea to be optimally adapted to small spaces.

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25 great furniture design ideas for your pets

We tend spend a lot of time and money furnishing and renovating our apartments or homes, but we often forget to customize some comfortable, pet-friendly space for our animal companions. Pets love to search for cozy hiding spots and crawl around our furniture. Luckily, there are some creative furniture designs for our beloved furry friends that can be easily integrated in our homes. Get one for your pet, and he will love you even more.

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Here is a collection of creative pet furniture design and interior arrangement ideas to inspire you setting up a special place for them.

1. Confortable pet bed
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2. Under chair cat hammock
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7 easy DIY upcycle and repurpose ideas

Inspiration series about finding a creative, beautiful purpose for salvaged materials.

1. Sweater pumpkins
Turn an old sweater into a pumpkin for Halloween.

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2. Vintage suitcase table
Repurpose old hard-sided suitcases by transforming them in a functional table. The vintage luggage will add retro feeling to your home.

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