**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*
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Small homes don't always offer enough square footage for separate spaces with their own dedicated function, so you have to get creative. Consider these ideas when setting up one room with two purposes, in a way that makes sense and looks stylish.
GLEBE RESIDENCE by The Designory + B2 Construction. This ornate and traditional terrace was given a complete overhaul by providing a refreshed and modernised space. The brief was to retain and enhance existing period details whilst adding customised functionality and new indoor/outdoor kitchen, new bathroom and hideaway laundry along with updates to the rear courtyard, second story balcony, and bedrooms. A bespoke staircase was also incorporated to introduce natural light.
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