Versatile, modern and displaying an enticing design, the Ludovico Desk/Chairs/Storage still keeps that classic charm, without pushing the materials and design too far into the future. Designed based on the simple concept of placing two chairs inside the furniture while ensuring that the drawers remain considerably large, the Ludovico Desk/Chairs/Storage unit was the fabrication of Uruguayan industrial designer Claudio Sibille‘s imagination. Proving to be a challenging design project, the Ludovico was made out of eucalyptus grandis finger joint and adorned with aluminum handles.
Constantly thinking about how furniture “can offer viable and innovative solutions to reduced spaces“, the furniture designer combines function, utility and versatility into unique design projects like this contemporary furniture item. Perfect for small spaces that do not benefit from the luxury of having too much furniture, this versatile modern 4-in-one furniture piece has a visually deceiving design: “When closed, the chairs seem hidden and give the impression of four more little drawers.”
You can never have enough storage in the kitchen. If you lack cabinet space but have just enough room along an area of a wall, an armoire can serve as a wonderful pantry. Check out this great example from Decoholic. Alternatively, you could use the same idea as above, but for coffee instead. Ever Evolving Life 4-5 shows the complete transformation this armoire went through to become a cute little coffee bar.
Hobbyists often have lots of stuff that require lots of storage room that’s easy to access and keep tidy. Whether it’s sewing, crafting, gardening, or something else — organization is key, and an armoire can really be the perfect solution for it. You might be surprised to find how versatile armoires can be to use in place of other pieces of furniture. Check out this desk from Apartment Therapy! Put it out of sight by closing the doors when you’re all done working. If you’re expecting, an armoire can be a clever use of a changing table. And when baby is all grown up, you’ll have the opportunity to find another use for your armoire. An old armoire works just as well as a regular bookcase — if not better for the unique look you get. Check out how these home owners replaced the glass doors with netting to show off their book collection.