9 ingenious multifunctional items

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Cool multifunctional items bring out the inner nerd in us. We just love how clever little pieces slot, stack and work to create a single form. It is the efficiency and ingenuity that really gets us. Efficient designs are often the most elegant designs. There are no frills and fuss, just a pureness of function.

But multifunctional items are also a very practical choice in the modern home. These days we are drowning in excess objects of questionable value. So it helps to think of ways to really make every object in your home earn its place. Today on homify we present a great little collection of 9 multifunctional items. We hope you love them as much as we do!

Wall sculpture and storage

This great geometric wall feature does triple duty. It is a mirror, a wall sculpture and a storage unit in one. It's incredible to think how much function it packs in for such a beautiful, light piece.

Kids' toys and food trays

eclectic Kitchen by FAIRSENS
FAIRSENS

KART plates

FAIRSENS

You won't have trouble getting kids to come to the dining room with these cool food trays on wheels. Kids will have loads of fun rolling them up and down the dinner table as you all pass the food back and forth.

Foldable bed and sofa

This ingenious bed and sofa design is the perfect way to save space in a small apartment. By day the bed packs cleanly away leaving a chic sofa and precious free space. By night you've a fully-equipped boudoir!

From bowl to tooth picks

This white household object is reminiscent of a sea anemone. It works as a small white sculptural piece for your dining table, but then opens up to create a bowl and a beautifully little toothpick holder.

A wax lamps that turns into a sculpture

This beautiful lamp is made from wax. When it is switched on, the heat from the bulb melts the wax lampshade and transforms it into a cool wax sculpture.

Green display and cool clock

 Household by Progetti
Progetti

Clock Circle design Studio Kuadra—Progetti

Progetti

Living walls are very popular at the moment. And we bet this green clock will be popular with our readers. The surface is made from living moss. It acts as a green living wall and a clock at the same time!

Laptop stand and pinboard

modern Study/office by Alexander Claessen
Alexander Claessen

Scrivano—Multifunctional Writing Desk

Alexander Claessen

This ingenious table features a light, a writing surface, electric points, storage space (which can conceal a charging laptop) and a pinboard. What more could you want from a desk?!

Fun charging stations

These boldly coloured dog sculptures double as charging points for your phone. Their cool expressions actually dare you to challenge the look!

Hanging lamp and pot plant holder

 Household by PACA
PACA

ISLAS

PACA

This wooden hanging lamp has a beautifully integrated little pot plant holder. It is two-toned and has a simple, earthy functionality.

If you are in the mood for accessorising, you'll love this Ideabook The 9 must-have kitchen accessories.

Which of these cool multifunctional items is your favourite? Let us know in the comments field below!
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