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Same room set up for daytime. IKEA corner sofa, coffee table, rug, lighting and armchair.
Start with a sofa-bed that’s comfy to sit on and designed to be slept on every night. If it’s got built-in storage – even better! A small, lightweight side table can easily serve as a bedside table by night.

In day mode it’s a welcoming living room ready for working in or visiting with friends, with no sign that it was a bedroom only a few minutes ago.
Going from day to night and back again is easy when you have so many things in the room performing a double function.

In fact, as you’ll see in this video, it is almost as if the furniture does all the work for you...
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View of IKEA desk opposite a wall mirror and shelf. Between is a footstool
Do more with less
Dual purpose furniture makes one room living much more streamlined. Here, we’ve positioned a desk opposite a make-up station so it’s super easy to turn from one to the other using the same stool.
We’ve also used a footstool as an extra seat and storage for bedding. A chest of drawers can store clothes as well as your laptop.

Blend pieces into the wall by painting them the same colour. The room will seem bigger and have a calm feeling, even when there’s a lot going on.
Close-up of window with IKEA curtains partly drawn..
Night night curtains
Living rooms often have lightweight curtains or panels. To sleep soundly choose window fixtures that block out the light. Blackout blinds or a pair of full-length heavyweight curtains will do the trick.