Downsizing Solution: Double-Duty Rooms

Downsizing Solution: Double-Duty Rooms

Kristen Lubbe
Aug 5, 2010

It's becoming more and more common for people to downsize and it's important to know how to maximize square footage in the smaller space. There are thousands of tips and tricks that designers use every day to help people who are struggling with the idea of double-duty rooms.

Double-duty rooms certainly aren't anything new. People have been coveting the home office/guest bedroom combination for years, and it's stuck around for a reason. Not all of us have the luxury of living in McMansions, so we've had to get creative!

Whether you're looking to accomodate guests in your guest bedroom or turn your dining room into a library room, here's some excellent inspiration.

&bull Double Duty Guest Rooms: Five Ideas
&bull Daybeds for Double-Duty Guest Rooms
&bull Look! Library Dining Rooms
&bull Retro Rooms Doing Double Duty
&bull Shauna & Stephen's Lively Loft

Do you have a double-duty room?

Images: Metropolitan Home, Design Sponge, Habitually Chic, Better Homes & Gardens, Apartment Therapy

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