Before we dive into our inspiration spread concerning the best Horizontal Murphy Bed, you may be asking yourself, what exactly are Murphy Beds and why would I need one?
Both of those answers are pretty simple – it is a wall or sometimes even referred to as a “fold-down” bed. And, they’re the best at saving space when space is in desperate need.
But, more importantly, they’re contemporary and hip in the world of interior design as they’re more than just a place of rest but a place that exudes a fun, masculine charm and organizational essence.
Whether you’re looking into one for your spare bedroom or college apartment, you’d be surprised how versatile this “hideaway” idea has transformed over the years. So, let’s sit back and take a look at 12 of the coolest ones we have found.
Your clean and chic space may be in need of a space-saver. Not only does this piece have all the fine lines and clean edges of a posh, yet subdued, princess – it’s also got the classic fold-away benefits for when you need the room for entertaining purposes.
We love how the style also brings together a certain amount of zen and traditionalism while keeping within the confines of a smart and fashion-forward feeling.
Big or small, indoor dogs need a place to rest too! And instead of an eye-sore of a black “prison-like” kennel, look into something that’s not only comfy for the pooch but stylish for the home too (even if it’s just in the corner).
When guests come over or you need the nook for extra holiday space, take the pup to the porch or outside for a run, while you tuck their pillowed palace away for the evening.
Let’s be honest, unless you’ve got the master bedroom of the house, you’ll be needing to cut some corners when it comes to bulky furniture and big accent pieces.
So, when the kid’s corner room isn’t allowing the space for his or her new “big” boy or girl bed, it’s time to get savvy in style and organization.
Whether your twins are sharing the bedroom or your teen needs the extra space for when he has friends over, a Murphy (or twin set) has the “cool” factor and the versatility factor that parents love.
This office and study space is beautiful, don’t you think? Well, in a blink of an eye it can turn into the chicest and inviting guest room around.
That hidden door behind the chocolate sofa can be pulled down to instantly create a soft place to rest your family or friends’ heads when they stay for an evening. This entire system is conducive to the organization and utilizing every part of a space, big or small, it does its job.
Folded away in the daytime for a place to entertain and relax with friends, then once the sun sets, use its turning piece wind down (literally and figuratively speaking, of course).
This system again takes that foremost wall and makes every inch available for accents and functionality. Of course, the natural lighting of the room helps to brighten and spread the room’s actual space.
We’re pretty sure it doesn’t get any “cooler” or forward-thinking than this. With a click of the remote, your studio apartment can turn into a two-bedroom with ease.
A king-size bed will literally pop right out of the ceiling and welcome your guests (or yourself) with open arms. Whether you install this beauty for when you have friends over or to better serve your entertaining space on a daily basis, it’s a genius plan.
We love the chic, womanly touch that this space gives to our round of Murphy bed picks. Of course, its sharpness and contemporary magic have us swooning, but we also gush over the fact that this ready-to-assemble piece has a certain amount of femininity that most fold-away beds are rid of.
It’s a bit more delicate in design, but with all the bells and whistles intact.
Not only are you getting the space-saving option with this system, you’re getting a charming sofa in the same breath. It certainly takes the saying “best of both worlds,” or “have your cake and eat it too,” to heart. The white and subdued camel hues also push that futuristic, modern style into the light.
Unless told, we’re pretty sure that no one would notice, at first glance, that there’s a bed hidden inside that organizational wall system. Which is why, this piece, won the best innovation award during the NEC Birmingham Furniture show.
Again, it utilizes a big space, helping to hide clutter and chaos, while giving your guests throughout the holiday season a space to tuck in at night.
Classic and timeless office space by day and a place to sleep by night. Whether this functional design is installed in your studio apartment, making it easy to hide your personals during at-home work meetings, or turning your study into a guest room in a blink of an eye, it’s another innovative and stylish way to use your home to its full advantage and full potential.
What’s so great about a fold-away design system that comes with most, is the amount of versatility it brings. You can hide everything inside in an organized and less chaotic way than having everything “un-stylish” lay out for the world to see.
Which is why these beds offer great help to those in smaller homes or urban living environments, it helps with their modern goals while lessening the fuss.
A savvy room partition turned everyday lounge zone with one simple movement, this is just another genius example of innovation and design.
Tucked away throughout the day, you’ll help to conquer your decor and design block and throughout the night you’ll have a place to rest and enjoy or even a place for your best bud to spend the evening with you.
Notice the “shelving” that stays on display at the footboard, it’s a complete style enhancer.
This twin saver is perfect for your teen’s bedroom. She’ll want the space to have slumber parties and do her homework in peace, without all the clutter that comes with the middle school years.
That, and it’ll be quite impressive when she gets to pull it down out of the wall in front of all of her friends. Remember, there’s a “cool” factor that comes with this hide away designs that other pieces just don’t have.
And our final choice of the day, this City 2 system has everything you need to stay stylish, alert and uncluttered. Tuck away your books and other necessities of life throughout the day when you need some extra room for school projects.
There’s even a small closet in this design that makes the stress of organizing a smaller room so much easier. If you enjoyed this post be sure and check out our other cool Murphy Beds.