Having to disassemble, pack and move heavy furniture is tough. But there’s a solution: flat-pack furniture. This new wave of moving-friendly furniture makes it easy to relocate. There’s no hardware to lose and no tools required.
Modern, stylish and eco-friendly, most flat-pack furniture pieces are also modular, so you can reconfigure them according to the space in your new home. Check out these 20 beautiful and easy-to-move furniture items for your next move!
How would you like a sofa that fits in boxes like this…
Four 50-pound boxes hold Burrow’s well-made sofa, with handles for easy transportation.
…and looks like this?
Starting at $1,095, the handcrafted sofa by Burrow features reversible seat cushions and USB outlets underneath. Thanks to snapping hinges, it also assembles in about five minutes. It starts as a two-seater but expands into a sectional.
Make your next move easier with modern flat-pack furniture that expands from a two-seater into a sofa as large as you need
Hem debuted this stylish and expandable flat-pack sofa this year.
Hem’s Kumo sofa, shown here as a four-seater and above as a loveseat, can also be used as a single armchair or configured into a sectional. The legs, arms and cushions break down for moving.
This eco-friendly bamboo desk uses slots instead of screws
Legare Furniture has a whole line of furniture that requires no tools to assemble or disassemble, like this desk, which can be configured into lengths of four, five or six feet. Made of strong and eco-friendly bamboo, it slots together like a puzzle to quickly set up or to break down flat.
Fashionable flat-pack side tables combine functionality and style
The legs notch together, and a bright red tool attaches the top to the legs securely.
A timeless table makes moving a snap
The Time Desk or Table by Nomi can be designed in the color, size and finish of your choice. Legs connect to the tabletop using connectors that tighten with a coin.
Small spaces are no problem with this folding desk
The OneSpace Basics desk is fitted with a dual USB charger, requires no assembly, folds flat for moving or storage and is only $59.
This mid-century modern table can also function as a work desk
The Floyd Table is solid and sturdy. Available in several sizes and finishes, you can use the table as a desk or dining table — or both.
Imagine a bookcase that snaps together like a puzzle
The Trilogy Bookcase by Smart Furniture is designed at an angle to fit underneath a staircase. Expandable shelves hold up to 75 pounds each. The shelves slot together like a puzzle, requiring no tools or hardware.
Add geometry to your design with customizable shelves
The Modos S5 bookcase comes in many different configurations. It assembles using simple connectors and packs flat for shipping and moving.
Combine storage and shelves with this unique bookcase
Add doors to the Tylko Sideboard flat-pack furniture system to customize your storage piece for your needs.
Expand your shelves with your book collection
Tylko’s Regale Bookcase can be as small or as large as you need it to be. The best part is that no matter how large you create your wall system, the individual planks pack flat for moving.
This bookcase folds down for easy transport
The folding bookcase by Stony Edge makes moving a snap. It’s available in two sizes and two wood finishes.
This blanket chest breaks down flat and requires zero tools