These 6 Furniture Pieces Multitask as Much as You Do

Who doesn’t love a piece that serves more than one function? These multiuse products are just the thing

By Chelsea Lin & Jennifer Pinto


May 6, 2019

This article originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the May 2019 issue and is part of our Top Home Shops feature. Click here to subscribe.

Adjustable from 29 to 44 inches high, this ingenious K7 kitchen island (from $35,000) from Team 7 takes form and function to a whole new level. Available at German Kitchen Center, Georgetown, 5701 Sixth Ave. S, Suite 228; 206.453.5506

Well-used spaces deserve one-of-a-kind storage solutions, like this creative bar cart (from $2,500 for similar pieces) custom-designed by Plank & Grain and made from reclaimed wood. Available at Plank & Grain, Chinatown–International District, 666 S King St.; 206.659.9884

Good old Midwestern practicality fuels Minnesota-based Eastvold’s versatile Palm coat rack ($290), a set of three powder-coated steel bars (one with a solid wood shelf) that can fit into just about any space. Available at Digs, Ballard, 2002 NW Market St.; 206.457.5709

The elegant Renee velvet tufted bench ($695), seen here in navy, doubles as storage for items that are better kept out of sight in the entryway, living room or bedroom. Available at Arden Home, Capitol Hill, 710 E Pike St.; 206.566.5995

Use this flexible, fully adjustable wall lamp ($775) from Workstead as a wall sconce, a reading light or a task lamp. Available at Brian Paquette at Home, Central District, 2407 E Union St., Suite D; 206.329.0433

Rise up! Kasala’s Lift cocktail table ($695) features secret storage for all sorts of hidden gems. Pike Place Market, 1505 Western Ave., 206.623.7795, and Bellevue, 1018 116th Ave. NE, No. 110, 425.453.2823;

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