Cool Seating Designs That Reinvent The Basics

The days when all chairs and sofas looked pretty much the same are long gone. Designers now focus on coming up with new creations and with designs that question the basics of furniture and reinvent even the most common details. It’s how all these cool pieces have been created. They each hide surprising features so let’s see what those are.

Paq Chair.

This is the Paq Chair and it’s actually more than just a simple chair to sit on. It’s a multifunctional piece that can be converted into a mattress. This way you can use it as a chair most of the time and you can turn it into a mattress whenever a guest staying over needs it, when you want to relax on the floor while reading a book or watching TV or in other situations. All you have to do is unzip it from the back and pull out the mattress.

Story sofa.

And since we were talking about multifunctional pieces of furniture, here’s another great one. There are plenty of sofas that turn into beds and it’s no longer news when someone designs something similar. But when that sofa also hides something else, it’s a whole different story. The name of this piece is actually Story and it’s a sofa that can be converted into a bed and that also has a pair of mini tables and a tabletop on the backside that can be used as a desk. Also, it has storage underneath.

Side Table&Chair.

Here’s another very versatile and multifunctional piece of furniture designed by Al-Hamad Design. This is a compact piece which, in this form, can be used as a coffee table. However, you can see that the top portion can partially fold up and it reveals a comfortable chair. In addition, the seat of the chair hides a storage space underneath. This makes this piece functional on several different levels.


When choosing a seat, the main concern is related to comfort. In the case of Blandito, comfort is no longer a problem. It’s difficult to define this piece. It was created by Oradaria Design and it’s a mattress that can be modeled and turned into a chair with various shapes and it could even be used as a cozy blanket that wraps around you like a burrito.

Massaging Bed Rest.

I’m sure you’ve all been in this situation: you’re in bed watching TV or a movie and wish you could somehow combine the comfort of the mattress with the structure of an armchair. Well, the Nap Massaging Bed Rest can quickly solve that problem. It was designed to turn your bed into an armchair and to let you enjoy the best of both pieces. It has a backrest and headrest and two arrests. When not needed it can easily fit under the bed.Available for 100$.

Published by in Sofa and Chair, on March 28th, 2013


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