Modular furniture refers to furniture that is made up of independent units and can be put together in a variety of ways. Basically, it is ready made furniture which can be used according to your needs, hence it helps to save space. This idea guide features some awesome modular furniture that totally saves space at home. The most popular modular furniture for the home is the modular kitchen, however there are loads of other types of furniture that is available for the living room, bedroom, and bathroom as well.
So what is the great benefit of modular furniture other than its space efficiency? Well, modular furniture is also very flexible, convenient, and practical as you can use it in different ways. It gives your home a modern, contemporary look and feel that is both aesthetically and functionally desirable. Now, let's check out some of the incredible modular furniture available on homify shall we?
A modular living room is a brilliant idea for small apartments or homes with space constraints. So how does one design a modular living room? For a start, you could get multi-functional furniture that changes function such as a sofa that can be converted into a bed or a futon. There are various types of creative and imaginative multi-functional furniture available on the market. For example, a full length mirror that can be converted into an ironing board.
Modular shelves are wonderful because they can be put together in many different ways to suit your needs. The modular shelves pictured here are upcycled from pallets. The lovely wooden shelves can be used as a coffee table, side table, or even a bench.
Pictured here, we see the modular shelves being used as planters and a small table. These shelves will add a casual shabby chic look to any space, giving it a laid-back, natural feel.
Modular storage usually consists of a storage unit that can be used for other purposes as well. For example, the Rubik's cube pictured here can be used as a seat, table, and for storage too. It also adds vibrant, bright colors which will make any setting come to life.
The modular storage pictured here is available from Surface Tension, based in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
A modular bedroom is quite easy to achieve these days with so many different kinds of innovative furniture around. The modular bedroom pictured here features the 'living cube’, a single unit that has all the basic furniture you need in a bedroom such as a wardrobe, shelves, storage space, and a bed. This compact piece of furniture can be put together in various ways, for example, the TV cabinet space can be removed to make more shelves. The shelves can also be adjusted to fit bigger things.
Modular tables or foldable tables are convenient and practical as they can be expanded in size when needed, or folded up and put away if not needed at all. As you can see, even the legs of the table can be folded in so that you could easily just lean it against a wall or even store it under the bed.
Browse through modern table designs here on homify for more ideas and inspiration.
Modular chairs such as the one pictured here can be folded in various different ways, making it a great piece of furniture to add to your home. This chair even has a side table, a storage space underneath, and shelves at the back where you could place books or even plants if you fancy.
The modular kitchen is probably the most popular type of modular unit around. There are various types of modular kitchen shapes you can choose from such as l-shape, u-shape, or you could even have all the cabinets arranged in one long row against the wall if you have a really small kitchen. The cabinets can be adjusted to suit your storage needs.
We hope you found some pieces of modular furniture that you like through this idea guide. For more related inspiration and ideas, have a look at 8 modular kitchen designs for a small apartment.