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Four Incredibly Cool One-Of-A-Kind Murphy Beds

By CSC - January 30th, 2015

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At Closet and Storage Concepts, we’re experts in all forms of home storage and organization, from custom closet systems to garage storage systems. Some of our favorite projects involve installing Murphy beds, the coolest way to add some extra space to your home. Because we’re so crazy about the brilliant way that Murphy beds add extra space to our customers’ homes, we’ve gone ahead and put together a list of some of the most unique Murphy bed designs out there. All four of these Murphy beds are homemade, so although we may not be able to deliver a Tardis wall bed to your home, Closet and Storage Concepts is sure to have a Murphy bed that will fit in with your home’s unique décor. Read on to find out a bit more about these incredible custom wall beds.

The Vintage Sports Locker Murphy Bed

One father, when attempting to craft the perfect sports-themed bedroom for his young son, went above and beyond in crafting this incredibly cool sports locker Murphy bed. If you click on the link above, you’ll find some great images that sum up everything we love about wall beds. Not only are Murphy beds a great solution for a cramped space; they also allow you to show of your individual style with incredible customizable looks. You’ve got to imagine the boy with this super cool locker wall bed is the toast of the neighborhood, demonstrating the kind of personal touch you can get with a customized Murphy bed.

Old Barn Door Murphy Bed

At the Blue Moon Rising educational center in Maryland, one of the employees has built a beautiful, one-of-a-kind wall bed out of a distressed barn door. If you click on the link above, you’ll find Brian Oxford’s ingenious design. This Murphy bed again showcases the ability of a wall bed to not only solve a space issue, but to do so while elevating the entire décor of a room. All of the Murphy beds at Closet and Storage Concepts are designed with this goal in mind, so we love what Oxford has done with this vintage beauty.

Tardis Murphy Bed

This Murphy bed goes out to all of the Science Fiction fans out there. If you’re a Dr. Who fan, it’s hard to imagine a better bed for your home than this awesome Tardis wall bed. Built by a fan in New Zealand, this Murphy bed comes equipped with working lights and a talking telephone. What better way to pretend you’re traveling the cosmos with the Doctor than with this completely original design? Here we have just another example of the way that a Murphy bed can truly elevate your entire living space.

Upright Piano Wall Bed

We end with an incredible design that was produced in 1885. Currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum, this upright piano Murphy bed is one of the coolest designs we’ve ever seen, combining the practicality of a wall bed with the aesthetic beauty of a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture. Although the piano itself isn’t playable, this fantastic Murphy bed must have been the perfect place to sleep for the music fanatic. Best of all, the piano Murphy bed showcases the combination of craft and purpose that is at the heart of every great wall bed.

If you’re looking for an easy way to add style and space to your home, contact Closet and Storage Concepts today to get an idea of the beautiful Murphy beds we have in our line. Sleeping in a piano might not be for you, but we’re sure to have something that will add that extra touch for your home!

Wallbeds: Murphy Beds

By csc-admin - January 20th, 2012

Murphy Beds - Closet & Storage ConceptsDo you have a room that needs to serve a dual function? Do you want a playroom for the kids, but the room is too small to accommodate a bed and still have space for them to play?  What if you could have a playroom that could double as a guest room?  Having a room that serves a dual purpose can be a great space saver.

Murphy Wall Bed AwayA Murphy Bed may be the perfect solution for a family that will not be using the bed on a regular basis and would love the extra space.

What is a Murphy Bed, you may ask.  A Murphy Bed is a bed that sits in the wall and is pulled down when needed. They are nothing new. Actually, the concept was design in 1900 by William Murphy. Today Murphy Beds have advanced into sleek and creative units.

Closet & Storage Concepts has all types of furniture options that include Murphy Beds. A full-size bed disappearing behind cabinet doors or a folding wall bed with contemporary wall units. The result is an elegant-looking room while the bed is up and away.

Murphy Wall Bed - DownThe Murphy Bed is as comfortable as any bed in your home and can be stored with the bed fully made-up with sheets, blankets and pillows. The Murphy Bed is available in sizes from Twin to California King.

Contact Closet & Storage Concepts for more information on the Murphy Bed and to schedule a Free In-Home Design Consultation.

Call 1-888-THE-CLOSET (1-888-843-2567).

Organizing For More Space

By csc-admin - May 24th, 2011


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#1: Maximizing Garage Space

Evaluating the garage storage space includes the available floor area and installing storage organizers, tool storage, workbench, storage.  Another possibility many times overlooked is unused space above the car. Creative home owners turn that air space into storage space.

#2: Wall Beds

One of the most ageless examples of maximizing space is the wall bed. Wall beds today combine modern design with luxurious sleeping. If done right, wall beds can offer a useful way of creating a multi-functional room that can work as a bedroom/guestroom and a stunning living and work space.

#3: Built-in Closet Solutions

There are many great built-in closet organization solutions. Here are some tips to help you get your closet organized and give you more space:

  • First choose what is most important to you, and then design your closet to provide the solution.
  • By using long, medium and double hanging areas you can maximize your closet space.
  • Adjustable closet shelving will give you flexibility with your things
  • Your closet should be off of the floor for easy cleaning and flooring changes.

Contact us to Schedule a Free In-Home Design Consultation to help you get organized and gain space.

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