Living in small spaces has been a growing trend in American housing markets. From micro-loft apartments to tiny homes, small spaces offer a streamlined, minimalist approach along with the added benefit of a much smaller carbon footprint. While the micro-lifestyle might seem at odds with the American tradition of big homes and wide-open spaces, it is gaining in popularity.
The challenge of living in small spaces has captivated the minds of furniture designers. The key is to find ways to create items that transform into something else.
If you are thinking about downsized living, or if you have a small space at home that could use some customization, take a look at eight transformable pieces that will make small living feel larger than life.