Live Large in a Small Space

City living may not be able to afford us as much space as we’d like, but you can still achieve your stylish dream home in the space you have. 

Multifunctional furnishings and furniture—such as tall shelves and coffee table with stools—help maximize space in the house
 “You don’t always have to downsize your furniture to fit into your home. The trick is to make the most out of the space by choosing double—or even triple—duty pieces,” shares SB Furniture Merchandising Manager Jackson Cue. You can have all the necessities, and even have room to spare, if you choose clever pieces that work hard for your home. 


Your bedroom is your most personal space and a reflection of who you are. The focal point of this room is also the most used piece of furniture in the home—the bed. Because you’re going to be spending a lot of time relaxing and resting on it, you wouldn’t want to sacrifice size and comfort when picking out a bed. Look for multi-functional pieces such as SB Furniture’s Spazz Twin Bed, which houses an outlet, LED night light and niche for your gadgets and books. This investment piece, following SB Furniture’s European standard quality, is sure to last a long time. 

Living Room

Your living room should be able to function as a space for unwinding and entertaining. You will want to make as much room as you can for your guests. For maximum utility, SB designers recommend a piece like SB’s Winning Coffee Table, which stores small cushion stools under it. A few extra seats go a long way when family and friends are around. If you have someone staying overnight, the Canny Sofa Bed erases the issue of storing an extra mattress. 

Dining Room

A few people would argue that the kitchen or dining area is the best part of the home. For us food-loving Filipinos that may be true since this is where we usually share our most joyous occasions, and even our simple get-togethers. You don’t need to fit a banquet hall in your home to enjoy a fine meal; a good sturdy and stylish table that fits your needs will do just the trick. SB Furniture’s Minimo Dining Table is functional in more ways than you expect. Its leg serves as a compartment for little things, such as kitchen utensils. Plus, it’s foldable, allowing for space-saving when not in use.

Spazz Minimo Dining Table 
Putting it all together

Finally moving in all your things is another challenge. Make sure you have space to put even the smaller items like books and trophies. SB designers suggest to put up tall wall shelves that serve as both decorative and functional piece. The brand’s wide range of trendy, stylish collections ensure that no matter the design of your home, there’s a piece to help you maximize your space and de-clutter a room.

When you’ve bought all the furniture, it’s time to assemble and position them in the best way possible. Thankfully, SB Furniture offers free Furniture Layout Consultancy (FLC), which allows you to work with the SB in-house designers as a friend and partner to create the space that reflects who you are. These experts have helped thousands of homeowners design their dream homes and maximize their living spaces—and they can do the same for you.

Following these tips on choosing stylish, multifunctional pieces, your dream space is already well on its way to being a reality. To get an expert’s hand in helping you style your home, check out SB Furniture’s trendy and quality pieces. 

Visit the SB Furniture Showrooms in Waltermart Makati and Market! Market! BGC, log on to and like SB Furniture Philippines on Facebook for more details. 

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