As the cost of living rises and space comes at an increasing premium, it makes sense to consider living on the smaller side with smaller houses, smaller cars, and smaller energy consumption. There are many benefits to be had with this style of living including lower living costs and a lower carbon footprint. Of course, the obvious downside of downsized living is that you need to work with less space.
Most of the time this might not be that big of an issue, especially if you’re living alone. However, things tend to get a lot more complicated if your household grows or if you begin to have guests over. The good news is that many people throughout the world have been making do with less space since time immemorial, and we’ve come up with a lot of tricks to make the most out of limited space.
Dining tables are an example of this inventive spirit, as there are different kitchen table designs that attempt to address the space issue in various intelligent ways. If you’re just aching to freshen up your kitchen with some new furniture, here are five of the best space-saving kitchen table designs we’ve come across.