Multi-functional furniture is a clever way to make the most of a space, especially if you’re limited on square footage. Daybeds, for example, can serve as both a bed and a sofa. Sometimes, they even come with built-in storage to optimize the functionality even more.
Daybeds usually fit a twin-sized mattress (you can find some that fit a double), so they aren’t ideal for every scenario, but if you are looking for space to sleep one person then it could be a great option for you. They’re particularly useful in small spaces (such as a studio apartment or loft area) or in a multi-functional space (such as a home office/guest room).
If you think daybeds limit your design possibilities, think again. They can be as elegant and beautiful as a standard bed. Here are some inspiring examples to give you some ideas.
A blue and cream canopy creates an elegant focal point with this daybed.
Source: Traditional Home
Another beautiful example of a canopy making the daybed more extravagant, this time with a mirror hung in the middle for an extra special touch.
This blush pink daybed is perfect for this glamorous room.
Source: Rachel Cannon Limited
The clean lines and structure of this daybed make it the perfect multi-functional piece that can serve as a sofa and a bed.
Source: Apartment Therapy
Love the bohemian chic look happening here. Lots of pillows help dress it up.
Source: SF Girl
Placing the daybed under the window makes a beautiful statement and the curtains frame it all beautifully.
Source: Design Dump
How charming and sweet is this antique-style daybed?
Source: Mix and Chic
This set-up looks like an elegant place to entertain people by day and sleep in by night.
Source: Elle Decor
An extra long daybed looks ultra chic in this space.
Source: Camille Styles
Think daybeds can’t be fashionable and glamorous? Think again!
Source: Christine Dovey
What’s not to love about a daybed?