Transformer furniture lets you have multiple functions in a single space- it does not make a lot of sense to have a bedroom empty for 16 out of 24 hours. It may not even make sense to have a bedroom if you have furniture like Mobelform. with a few quick moves, this sleek Italian desk transforms...
into a bed. You don't even have to close the computer, it just floats up.
In many cities, high housing costs mean smaller apartments, yet furniture, for the most part has not evolved to meet the challenge. Mobelform makes some pretty extraordinary pieces- (see ::Apartment Therapy for a $ 20,000 living room set that seems bigger than most apartments) and Italian furniture is expensive, but what an inspiration. ::Mobelform
see also the ::Inova TableBed