10 Multi-Purpose Furniture Pieces for Your NYC-Style Apartment

New Yorkers are never short on style, inspiration, or cultural sophistication – but one thing most Sew Yorkers are short on is living space. Whether living in a 250-square-foot-studio or riding the elevator up to “Floor P,” these 10 furniture pieces provide multi-purpose functionality for a creative and versatile lifestyle in the Big Apple:

1. Bungalow 5 Claudette One Drawer Round Side table

Bungalow 5 Claudette One Drawer Round Side Table

    Compact and functional, the Claudette One Drawer Round Side Table by Bungalow 5 provides ample storage space while maintaining a 28" height and 14" diameter. It's perfect next to your sofa, bed, or foyer table. 

    2. Four Hands Griffon Side Table

      Minimalist and natural, the Griffon Side Table in Iron by Four Hands gives visual interest to any living space. It's ideal for effortless entertaining because it can be rotated in any direction while maintaining its unique design.

      3. Worlds Away Sterling Desk

        Midcentury rosewood and striking angles, the Sterling Desk by Worlds Away is undeniably beautiful. Its angled legs provide space for many seating options while acting as an ideal choice for a home office or study.

        4. Four Hands Dylan Leather Sofa Rider

        Shop Four Hands Dylan Leather Sofa from Clayton Gray Home

          Tight and tufted, the Dylan Leather Sofa Rider by Four Hands provides masculine elegance with a simplified design. The Dylan features rich textures and a classic sofa shape. It's perfect for a compact space in need of ample seating without compromising on design.

          5. Made Goods Askel 48” Console Seal Faux Raffia

            Inspired by traditional Chinese design, the Askel Console by Made Goods showcases a simple yet captivating silhouette. Perfect for your entryway, behind a sofa, a wide hallway, or in your dining area. 

            6. Four Hands Darren Chair

              Handcrafted curves and clean lines, the Darren Chair by Four Hands is perfectly sized at 32" high, 26.75" wide, and 32" deep. It's incredibly comfortable and compact, and it brings rich color and texture to your living room or bedroom.

              7. Bungalow 5 H-Bench Natural

              Shop Bungalow 5 H-Bench from Clayton Gray Home

                Natural tones and striking design, the H-Bench by Bungalow 5 offers that extra seating you need for intimate entertaining. Easily stored under a console or boldly displayed, you can add the H-Bench to almost any room in your home for beautiful practicality.

                8. Jamie Young Baldwin Settee Grey Wood Off White Linen

                  Casual and refined, the Baldwin Settee by Jamie Young gives you the ability to provide extra seating without the commitment of a love seat. This piece brings versatile simplicity and warm comfort to your living area.

                  9. Studio A Urban Stool Grey Hair and Hide

                    An addition of texture and eclecticism, the Urban Stool by Studio A is ideal for sliding under a vanity or providing a comfortable and compact foot rest near your sofa or chair. Luxe grey hair-on-hide gives a contemporary and antiqued look to ths stool for a modern or contemporary interior.

                    10. Studio A Hammered Console Table Bronze with White Marble

                    Shop Studio A Hammered Console Table Bronze from Clayton Gray Home

                      Chic style and striking lines, the Hammered Console Table by Studio A features an antique bronze finish and a white marble top. Easily blended into any area to add interest like a entryway, living area, and home office space.

                      No matter how big or small New York-style living space may be, these are pieces that will give you the freedom and versatility to maintain your style and aesthetic without crowding your home.

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                      Nicholas Trobiano

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                      Nicholas is a blogger, editor, and designer in Tampa Bay.