So something like this, where the bed is now - but with the headboard turned into a storage shelf (your dad could do that) so when the bed folds down, the pretty headboard you are using now aligns with the top of the mattress.
Murphy bed idea for guest room, but add second "foot" that turns into desk further down the bed. Store work items and craft items in cabinet. Also, embed lights in top "foot," to shine down on desk, just like ones that shine on bed.
a murphy bed-style bunk system.I think ALL homes should be built with at least one room with a murphy bed of some type. I personally would like a queen in one room and put a bunk bed style for future grands in the craft room
French design workshop Atelier Décadrages, designed the BedUP, a space-saving design where the bed is raised to the ceiling to provide more space in the room when not in use I do not understAnd this but it's pretty solid concept