At an Athenian home, Architect Aaron Ritenour carved a window into an L-shaped wall to open the cramped master bedroom to a small, light-filled atrium.
At a 450-square-foot studio in Brooklyn, Framework Architecture created a partially enclosed sleeping nook that is spacious enough to fit a full-size bed.
In Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe's family home, hidden platform beds fit snugly in warm wood rooms.
In a Brooklyn apartment, a cabinet under the built-in desk opens to reveal a fold-out bed for guests.
At her New York apartment, architect and interior designer Page Goolrick made sliding partitions that when closed still allow light to flow through her 560-square-foot space, and when opened reveal cocoonlike sleeping quarters.