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88 murphy desk Ideabooks
New Looks for Time-Honored Murphy Beds
Check out inventive adaptations of this classic space saver, from a motorized version to a bed on a dance floor
"William L. Murphy was frustrated with how much room his bed hogged up in his studio apartment... doors. The Murphy bed was born. Some of the most hilarious physical comedy I've ever... involved a Murphy bed (check out the "Dinner for Four" episode of Laverne and Shirley)... William L. Murphy's idea is here to stay.... integrated desk (12" deep, facing the room) and beds (also 12" deep, facing the wall)... sized Murphy bed for about 3 years. I generally folded it up during the day and I..."
Houzz Tour: 400-Square-Foot Unfolding Apartment
"ntive Murphy bed cabinet gives tiny Manhattan apartment ultimate flexibility... and a desk, while dividing the home into comfortable activity zones. Browse home... idea of a Murphy bed and the associated cabinetry with closet, bookcase, desk, pivoting... that our Murphy bed uses a REAL mattress, not the kind made just for Murphy beds. So... built-in Murphy beds are often overlooked as some of the most practical solutions for..."
Enter the Office Nook
Goodbye, massive desk. Hello, floating ledges, nooks and hideaway workspaces as flexible as they are practical
"massive desk. Hello, floating ledges, nooks and hideaway workspaces as flexible as... little desk nook but an actual office, complete with an oversize desk and a rolling... and mini desks. They can fit just about anywhere — kitchens, family rooms, even bedrooms... clunky desks dwindle in importance for many. “The traditional home office idea comes... expensive murphy desk / desk combination. I'm close to retirement and I don't want to..."
My Houzz: Easygoing Elegance for a Massachusetts Saltbox
With beers on tap, a pizza oven and a guitar collection, this home mixes classic with generous doses of fun
Double Take: The Disappearing Home Office
Watch a long workstation in a renovated basement vanish with the wave of a wand — er, with some clever architecture anyway
"partial to Murphy Desk Beds in this type of remodel so that you have the ability of adding... glad the desk-in-the-kitchen idea is going away. Love the idea of an under utilized... how the desk area just closes up with laquer doors. And the storage by the stairs.... across the desk, leaving everything as cluttered as can be, with no one the wiser. The..."
Basement of the Week: Amenities Aplenty in Minnesota
Whatever you could want in a finished basement, this transitional-style stunner has it: a bar, billiards, an office, a guest room and more
11 Ways to Create a Multipurpose Office Space
See how to include an office in your kitchen, dining room, guest room, living room, mudroom and more
"putting your desk on wheels, to hiding your work in a cabinet, putting it on plain view... retractable Murphy Bed (www.Zoom-Room.com). There's plenty of space for bookshelves or... Loved the desk on casters and the overall feel of the room. Beautiful! My office is... beat a Murphy bed. Go with a lateral one so it doesn't stick out as far into the room... about Murphy bed, but thought it would make an already narrow room too narrow. How..."
Houzz Tour: A Guesthouse and Grotto in 68 Square Feet
"writing desk, loft sleeping bed and balcony.... for the murphy bed in a geometric print would be good as then they don't have to be... gargage door murphy bed wheels. Also, I wanted to invite people to explore. The urge to... fold-up desk you have in the sofa/bed area. Very cool design! There are a few things... space. A Murphy bed/couch comes with a laptop table that cleverly rotates and affixes... writing desk fully equipped with typewriter and paper and a view of the front yard..."
On Trend: You'll Flip for These Double-Duty Furniture Designs
Multiply your options in a small space with chairs and art that become tables, a sofa that becomes a bed and more
"the Flip desk from Bolia directly from the company's websites. Contact Kvadra, Offecct... table/desk with hidden compartments keep things neat plus the added work surface... retractable Murphy Bed, we love convertible furniture, and love it more with a dose of... keep your desk surface neat — what a brilliant concept! The upholstered cover of this..."
Houzz Tour: Tribeca loft renovation
Converted! Rooms and Spaces that Have Been Altered into Something New
Space-Saving Tips for Your Small Home Office
"fold down desk in front, offering a bed, a desk, a TV monitor and plenty of storage on... squared desk edges. I'm wondering how everyone feels about desk front edges - sharp... standing desk (good for those with back pain). The desk underneath slides under & has... the top desk (move printer to lower desk) and I have a massive arts & crafts work surface... under the desk? Patricia: yes it does look like a window! But can't say for sure. These..."
Get What You Need From the House You Have
"put a Murphy Bed in a bed room that is a desk when the bed is up.I am a garden writer... bookcases and Murphy bed, formal, presentable wine storage), the cost is nothing compared... built in desk sitting in front of a double window and an old kitchen island as my crafting... ideas, the Murphy bed in the office is something we will add. Loved, loved this! I have... than the Murphy Bed (as shown above re the home office) is the Zoom-Room, the electric..."
Simple Pleasures: A Room of Your Own
"right desk and chair and sofa bed so it can be used as a guest room should we have... Perhaps a desk near the stove where I can sit and draw. I would also need some old shelves... rolling desk so I work on my digital scrapbooking and genealogy, etc hobbies while... need a Murphy bed but so far have not found one that we can afford. One day I will... "Geek Desk" is the perfect sewing table that adjusts to any height. It will be completed..."
Downsizing Help: Think ‘Double Duty’ for Small Spaces
Put your rooms and furnishings to work in multiple ways to get the most out of your downsized spaces
"music/desk/library room. Thank you Becky. I recognize several advantages you described... wardrobe, desk, shelf above, a chair and on the wall sport ladder, high in the door opening... used as desk, chair, closet/wardrobe. Separate living room 200 sq f contained wall... retractable Murphy Bed. It can serve as a bed, TV stand, bookshelf, art gallery, and even... to the desk, I have it on my sewing table even now, very convenient. Some items are..."