Pandemic-era design solution from the past: The Murphy bed

  • This image provided by Ten Plus Three shows a closed Murphy bed designed by Gonzalo Bueno.

  • This image provided by Ten Plus Three shows an open Murphy bed designed by Gonzalo Bueno. (photos by `Gonzalo Bueno/Ten Plus Three via AP)

  • This image provided by Ten Plus Three shows a closed Murphy bed designed by Gonzalo Bueno. (Gonzalo Bueno/Ten Plus Three via AP)

When the vast majority of your life is happening within the four walls of your home, every square foot counts. So the past two years have inspired some serious, space-saving creativity.