Space-saving murphy furniture designed by a mechanical engineer

Having lived my whole adult life in small, crowded spaces, I'm extremely excited to see these exceedingly well-designed space-saving tables, desks, shelves and beds, which, for a change, don't require you to move everything out of the way before using them, or require a heroic act of Greco-Roman wrestling to make them work.

Amazing Italian Designed Space Saving Furniture

(via Making Light)