With this in mind we're rounding up the best of Swede giant Ikea's small space solutions, starting with the bedroom.
Pictured at top, the new Malm Queen Bed with "Vanishing" Headboard shelves, $189. The headboard unit contains two banks of retracting shelves. A nifty trick for hiding visual clutter, though the unit does still occupy some floorsplace, behind the bed.Anes Mirror, $89.99, is a dramatic way to bounce and maximize light in a small space Hopen Bedside Table, $79.99, gives you easy access to underbed storage: just swivel around to retrieve whatever lurks beneath your bed -- as long as you placed it on the platform. Brekke (twin) bed with storage boxes, $149, is a twin bed with built-in storage boxes Hack of the Year award in 2006. Sadly, found now only via craigslist.