Photograph by Norman McGrath

Why buy a couch, chairs, a bed, tables and storage units when you could just build yourself a set of Superstairs like the ones architect Dennis Holloway came up with back in 1968? Holloway designed and made the transforming, multi-purpose furniture system for his Brooklyn apartment for just around $200. Check out more of the whopping 36 different ways this ingenious piece of furniture can be used here.