25 Cool Transforming Furnitures
Flexible furniture is becoming a dire necessity for the space-starved urban dweller. With both material costs and stuff-shunning Cults of Less rising, furniture designers have started to devote their creative energies towards multi-purpose designs. Here are 25 ingenious transforming furniture systems for the apartments of the future.
Vestal Design's "DoubleSpace Kitchenette" goes from armchair to stovetop in a matter of moments. Just make sure you don't sit on it when the stove is running.
Designed especially for kids of up to eight years, the "Portakal" by Esin ISIK can be disintegrated to be used as a bed, a changing table, a wall hang, storage space or a table.
The incredible "Matroshka" includes: bookshelves, a double bed, corner couch, dinner table, four stools, working space, drawers, a wardrobe and additional storage... and everything packs down to just 13 square feet.
The 31x47 "Casulo" by Marcel Krings & Sebastian Mühlhäuser can carry the furniture of an entire room and it can be assembled in under 10 minutes with no external tools and zero wastage (even the external cover of the box is used). Watch for yourself.
The "Nolte Küchen" Dynamic Living Kitchen goes from a comfy breakfast nook to an elaborate dining hub by a simple rearrangement of the movable tables.
Daniel Milchtein Peltsverge's "Biombo Chair" when not in use is a folding screen (Biombo). The surface of the seat can be engraved with a graphic image that transforms it into a decorative object when folded flat. To turn it into a chair, you simply take it off and get all origami.
“Grado" by Nintek Design alters its shape to accommodate different tastes and the availability of space.
The “Changeable” by Germany-based Chinese designer Wing Fung Ng switches between a chair, coffee table and workstation.