Written by Hugh Metcalf

6 clever hidden storage ideas for your home

Sneak in a little extra storage with these ingenious furniture ideas.

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We could all do with extra storage in our homes, but often, storage furniture comes with added functionality at the expense of style.

With this in mind, we’ve round up furniture designs which are subtle and discrete in their delivery of storage space.

Mirage storage bed, from £1,480, Furl

Storage beds are nothing new, but traditional ottoman beds can feel clunky and space-consuming. This beautiful velvet bed from Furl has retained the space under the bed, while also feature a lift-up divan style.

Headboard storage bed, Argos

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As alternative to the traditional under-bed storage, this design from Argos features a small pocket behind the headboard – a perfect spot for keeping bedside clutter at bay and room for the book you read before bed.

Two block storage coffee table, £299, Dwell

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By day, a mild-mannered, modern coffee table, but under the surface, useful hidden storage lurks!

Ashton stool, £120, Next

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This stylish side table has a removeable tray top and hidden storage for a double hit of useful functionality. The Ashton is also available with a footstool top.

Vox hidden container table, from £355, Cuckooland

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Making use of an otherwise wasted space, this dining table features hidden drawers inset into it (perfect for cutlery, place settings or even the kid’s homework), as well as a central trough container which can be used in all kinds of ways when the table is in use.

Copenhagen storage sofa, from £659, M&S

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This sofa may be compact, but the seating lifts up to reveal generous hidden storage – a great spot for storing away extra blankets to keep at hand when required for cosy evenings on the sofa.

 

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