Murphy patented his idea in 1900 and put it into production. Individuals heard about the Murphy-bed and chose to take advantage of their space-saving qualities. In 1906, the San Francisco earthquake happened and Murphy beds became still more popular.
The quake caused massive damage all through a great part of the city. What living space remained was packed. Murphy beds became a popular way to use the available space to the utmost, and his business prospered.
Murphy moved this flourishing business to New York during the 1920s. It is still there, and still creating beds. More and more individuals living in cities and apartments means that Murphy beds are useful and popular. These are so all around made that many of the original Murphy beds created are still being used today.
Productive use of space is prized in many different areas. In these spaces, such as hotels and hospitals, offices, fire stations, and apartments, Murphy beds are popular and much of the time used.