Seating and storage is combined in this stylish bench, making it the perfect partner for a busy hallway.
Exchange storage bench by Alex Bradley (H36cm x W120cm x D40cm), £795, Heals
Choose a smart upholstered chair on castors for the main bedroom and it can be moved to a living room or guest bedroom when visitors arrive.
Emma armchair in Sunshine velvet (H75cm x W58cm x D65cm), £540, www.sofa.com
A unit with a mix of open shelves, doors and drawers gives plenty of storage choices, and the narrow proportions make it a great choice for a small alcove.
Milton multi-coloured storage unit (H145cm x W120cm x D35cm), £925, Laura Ashley
Ideal for a small area, this changes from a coffee table into a dining table.
Occa table (H40-74.5cm x W70-140cm x D110cm), £1195, BoConcept
A built-in shelf makes this strikingly simple birch ply mirror a useful addition to an ensuite.
Loop mantle mirror by Nazanin Kamali (H60cm x W110cm x D25cm), £225, Case Furniture
This portable side-tablecum- mini-bar has a deep recess for bottles and glasses, and the sides and top fold down to make a neat little serving area.
Side table and mini bar (H60cm x W60cm x D30cm, £179, Store
This stylish duo doubles up on table space and tucks neatly away when not in use.
Twain nesting tables in walnut (large table H51cm x W38cm x D38cm), £109, www.made.com
This shoe bench keeps eight to 10 pairs of shoes close to hand but out of sight. It also makes a useful seat or TV stand.
Shoe bench (H50cm x W120cm x D36cm; larger versions available), £275, John Lewis
A table that extends and bench seating provides room for extra guests.
Lucido walnut dining table (H75cm x L180- 253cm x W90cm), £3095; Lucido leather and walnut bench (H45cm x L200cm x W40cm), £1150; both Heals
A trolley set on castors can be moved around to provide an extra work surface. The drawer and shelves provide more storage space.
Pembroke assembled trolley (H89.5cm x W69.5cm x D50cm), £385, T and G Woodware
With three drop-down doors, this wide TV unit will hide all your electronics and plenty more besides.
Walnut veneer and stone gloss Brick TV unit (H48cm x W180cm x D50cm), £499, Dwell
A shelf unit on castors is versatile and practical and is suitable for use in almost any room.
Tabac shelves (H190cm x W87cm x D40.5cm), £495, The Sleep Room
Manoeuvre this table between kitchen, dining area and conservatory for an extra surface for glassware and cutlery.
Industrial-style side table (H60cm x W55cm x D50cm), £225, Rose and Grey
Freestanding island units can be moved if needed and offer versatile storage options.
Bramley kitchen island (H90cm x W81cm x D61cm), £850, Laura Ashley
This attractive unit combines a writing desk with practical cupboard space and can be tucked away neatly into a corner or alcove.
Malabar bureau (H123.5cm x W104cm x D46.5cm), £799, Marks and Spencer