Although integrated washer and dryers are pretty common in Europe, they've just started appearing stateside. It definitely cuts down the amount of space needed to have a laundry station if you have only one appliance to do your washing.
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.
Compact Kitchen Designs For Small Spaces - Everything You Need In One Single Unit