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All The Secret Small-Space Tricks Of Studio Units

Go play hide-and-seek with these storage solutions

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If you want hidden storage solutions, look no further than these studio units. All of these homes will give you clever—and usually hidden—small space solutions to help clear your clutter.  

Peek-a-boo Murphy bed


Architect Ivy Darilag incorporated built-in units that transform into beds at night. One of these is this Murphy bed that can be folded neatly to look like a wall panel (below).


READ: Space-Saving Pieces Complete This Studio Unit In Tagaytay

Swing-out dining table


Morfosis design duo Pai Edles and Misty Floro are known for their edgy style and space-savvy solutions, like this sleek, black dining table that folds away and out of sight after dinner.

Another one!


Interior designer Nikki Audine also incorporated a fold-out dining table that cleanly tucks away into the TV cabinet.

READ: This 31sqm Condo Is A Pastel Dream

Roll-out kitchen island


Real Living stylist and interior designer Tala Singson took advantage of an awkward gap in between kitchen counters to add this clever little island-on-wheels that can be rolled out when needed.

READ: A Homey, Minimalist Look For A 36sqm Studio Unit

Discreet bike rack


Cebu-based interior designer Maya Franco created this bachelor studio unit with space-enhancing features in mind, such as this mirrored wall. She added a very discreet wooden bike rack with a tiny cubbyhole for a cap or bike accessories.

Swiveling TV


In this lounge area (which also doubles as a sleeping nook, by the way), the residents can pull out the TV anchored on the screen and turn it their way—or towards the opposite side.

READ: This 26sqm Studio Unit Can Accommodate More Than 5 People

Hidden nooks


This 18sqm pad designed by Bash Batara and Jolo Francisco has loads of hidden storage solutions, such as paneled accent wall that actually hides a work desk (below), closet, and pantry.

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Hidden shoe storage, too!


There’s also a secret compartment built within the floor for Marlon’s shoes; it’s lined with faux turf to serve as a mat and add a green accent, too.

READ: A Sleek And Comfy 18sqm Studio Unit In Quezon City

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