Is FLAT a ‘4 letter word’ ?? When I received this request to share this guest post at first I was put off by the subject matter. Isn’t flat packed furniture cheap? Flat packed furniture may be a good option to consider in certain circumstances. First apartments, second homes, kids rooms, home offices are a few places that using flat packed (R.T.A.-ready to assemble) furniture may make sense. The article below shares some pros and cons to consider.