Murphy Entry Bench
In a small space, multipurpose products should be your go-to choice. This streamlined mango wood bench has storage below for shoes or a basket of dog-walking accessories.
To buy: $199; potterybarn.com.
Adesso Cormac Chair
Even in tight quarters, it’s nice to have a cozy chair to read and relax in. This upholstered armchair’s tapered wooden legs and curved base make it feel airier than a traditional club chair.
To buy: $355; bedbathandbeyond.com.
Norden Gateleg Table
In need of a dining table or work station that will fit into a multipurpose room? This two-sided, drop-leaf table seats two to four people and can sit flush against the wall if extra floor space is needed instead. A trio of drawers in the center makes it ultra-functional.
To buy: $199; ikea-usa.com.
Ghost Side Chair
Give the illusion of more space by incorporating transparent chairs around the dining table or alongside your desk. This version will provide the necessary seating without taking up visual space in the room.
To buy: $77; atgstores.com.
Wood and White Metal Leilani Tulip Dining Table
A small-scale round pedestal table will give you the surface area you need for meals at home without the added bulk of multiple legs.
To buy: $200; worldmarket.com.