You don’t typically expect to find moving parts, hidden features or multiple uses for furniture, which makes convertible furniture all the more impressive as a décor addition. Not only does convertible furniture have the appeal of great design, it offers space-saving solutions that can make the most of even small living areas.</br></br><strong>Tucked-Away Beds</strong></br></br>Beds are one of the largest essential furniture pieces and are a great place to start when looking for ways to conserve space.</br></br>A <a title="Sofa Beds" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/living-room-furniture/sofas/sofa-beds/" target="_blank">hide-a-bed</a> is the quintessential convertible furniture piece. Stylish sofa by day, unfolding into a comfy sleeping space by night, these versatile couches moonlight as full- or queen-sized beds that are perfect for guests, sleepovers or just saving space in studio apartments.</br></br>Alternately, if you’re looking for a different bed option that takes up almost no floor space, <a title="Murphy Beds" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bedroom-furniture/beds-mattresses/beds/type/murphy-beds/" target="_blank">Murphy beds</a> can fold up into a wall or cabinet to look like a narrow wardrobe when not in use.</br></br>So, those options help cover the sleeping situation, but what about discreet options for workspaces?</br></br><strong>Flexible Workspaces </strong></br></br>Coffee tables aren’t anyone’s first thought when looking for workspace and storage, but a <a title="Lift-Top Coffee Tables" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/living-room-furniture/living-room-tables/coffee-tables/coffee_table_features/lift-tops/" target="_blank">convertible coffee table</a> can offer a surprising amount of utility. With feature options like hidden storage, sliding compartments or a lift-up top that creates a desk-height workspace, coffee tables can include far more features than they appear to.</br></br>If you have a bit more space to work with, a <a title="Armoires" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/bedroom-furniture/armoires/type/computer-armoire/" target="_blank">computer desk armoire</a> can be a big help when it comes to making a room more versatile. Not only do these units offer a functional area to work in, you can conceal it when not in use. So, even if your office is in your living room, you can still keep the space looking tidy and uncluttered.</br></br><strong>Surprising Dining Spaces </strong></br></br>When it comes to dining tables, most people who are trying to conserve space opt for something small. But a small dining table greatly limits options for entertaining, hosting holiday dinners or even just using your table for anything more than dining for two.</br></br>This is where the ingenious design of a <a title="Expandable Dining Tables" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/kitchen-dining-furniture/dining-tables/design_features/butterfly-leaf/" target="_blank">butterfly-leaf dining table</a> comes in handy. These marvels of mechanics and carpentry can be expanded almost instantly by simply sliding the table open and folding an extra leaf out of its storage space inside. This convenient design makes it easy to keep things compact while still maintaining the functionality of a much larger table.</br></br>If you’re content with the size of your dining table, but want more room for fun, there is also a whole other category of <a title="Game Tables" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/kitchen-dining-furniture/dining-tables/type/multi-game-table/" target="_blank">convertible dining/game table</a> options that are meant just for this purpose. Different options include tables with two-sided surfaces that can be flipped over or removable tops that conceal professional felt-topped gaming tables for poker or even billiards.</br></br>Of course, all of these are by no means the only convertible furniture options out there, but hopefully they’ve illustrated a bit of the remarkable versatility available in modern design. No matter what your space, there are solutions to keep your home uncluttered and ultra-functional with innovative convertible furniture.