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A Desk that Transforms into a Bed

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 12, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Nov 11, 2013

Spotted in the Berlin live-work apartment of Mira Schröder, exhibition designer for experimental design group BLESS: a piece of furniture that flips from spacious desk into an instant bed. The perfect solution for small, urban living, it's also ideal for offering nap options in a work setting. Above: The design in desk mode. A side unit provides desk (and bed) shelving. Photographs via  Freunde von Freunden . Above: With the press of a button Mira Schröder begins the transformation process from desk to bed. Read an interview with her about BLESS at  Freunde von Freunden . Above: The Workbed is part of BLESS's No. 33 Artistcare collection; it stemmed from the desire to create a comfortable sleep and workspace in one. As  Schröder explains, "BLESS is much more than a brand, it is a concept of life." Above: The Workbed's mattress is unveiled by a rotating mechanism. Sheets are specially designed to latch to the underside of the table when it is turned upside down. Above: The Workbed in bed mode.  Above:  The design is available directly from the company, which has offices in Berlin and Paris; for pricing and more information contact  BLESS . Check out BLESS's bead and macramé extension cords in 5 Favorites: Alternative Extension Cords . Living in tiny quarters? See more posts on Small Space Living . And for another experimental desk design, go to  Transformer Furniture . 






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