Murphy beds save space in a small house and often have a double functionality as a desk or shelf. Plus, they’ve been around forever and are always cool.
This may not be something on our immediate list, but I imagine someday we’ll get one to give us a bit more floor space. Below are a couple of modern improved options that are being produced these days…and, no, I don’t think that Murphy beds can actually fold up while you are sleeping in them, like so many cartoons have portrayed…
image from Modern Furniture Ideas
image from Freshome