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post #1 of 13
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I'm going to moving soon (probably) and more likely than not I will end up with only a room 12 feet by 12 feet (room share will probably save me some money).

If you have a space roughly that size or if you can imagine that's all the space you had...
  • What's the best way to organize your desk/bed/multiple PCs?
  • Any thing to watch out for or "wish you knew then"?
  • Other notes about such a confined space?
 
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post #2 of 13
Here's what I can think of off the top of my head.

1. Go up. Bunk your bed above a TV or desk.
2. Be simple. Go with as little stuff as possible.
3. Go up again, store things in a dresser, shelves, a wardrobe, etc.
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post #3 of 13
futon, desk, tv, frig and ur set
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post #4 of 13
Shelves, shelves and more shelves. If you have a closet and can keep all of your clothes in a drawer (and dont mind) dedicated your closet to something else. The closet in my 'mancave' has a rollout organizing system that stores a lot of smaller things pertaining to my hobbies.
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post #5 of 13
I would put a couch under a bunkbed. Nothing worse than standing up from your desk and banging your head on a bed, believe me I know from experience.
    
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post #6 of 13
Attachment 206718

I like the tv on a desk set up.
Then a couch with a coffee table and wireless keyboard.
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post #7 of 13
Attachment 206719

Sorry for double post but im retarded and didnt put it on the first one... its late /:

But this is the couch/coffee table/keyboard thing i was talkin about.
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post #8 of 13
I think my room is a little smaller than that, only thing i really want is a bigger desk. I will post up pictures of my room soon. It's quite cluttered but im only ever in 2 spots (in my chair or in bed) so its not that big of a deal. I dont need jazzercise space :-p
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post #9 of 13
Install a Wall mounted bed?
What I do, If you have a closet you can probably fit a bed in it, I have a sliding door closet, I just removed the doors and my bed fitted perfectly with in the closet, Lot more space
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post #10 of 13
Thread Starter 
Thank everyone for the contributions. As it turns out the room I ended up getting is

15 ft by 10 ft

Two doors (one for kitchen one for bathroom) are really close and the closet is in the opposite corner.

Anyway the hypothetical is a little different now. I should probably start a new thread with a scan of the sketched out hypothetical floor plan. See what you all think of that.

This room I'm getting just has a regular door that swings, I don't think I could rig it up to stick a bed in there. That's a good idea!
 
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