You Could Probably Spend Your Entire Life On Starck's New Gadget-Friendly Sofa

Philippe Starck is known for designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. So it's not surprising that when it came to designing a sofa, the results would include everything from privacy dividers, to accessible power outlets, to even a Powermat wireless induction charging pad. There's probably a good reason… » 4/09/13 4:00pm 4/09/13 4:00pm

Removable Armrest Lapdesks Make This Sofa the Ideal Home Office

On those rare occasions you get to work from home you know you should stay perched at a desk for reasons of posture and productivity. But the allure of your living room sofa is just too strong, particularly Kibuc's Connect sofa which seems specifically designed as the most comfortable office you'll ever find. » 10/18/12 3:20pm 10/18/12 3:20pm

Thanko's Lazy Geek's Cushion, Perfect for Prone PC Action

Ages ago I admitted to being a floor-lounger, and it looks like Thanko has come up with a solution that'll let me combine lazing around and blogging for the Giz at the same time. I might rename it from Lazy Geek's Cushion to "Relaxed Blogger's Desk" though. Looking a little like a massage table, it's 31 x 19 inches… » 6/17/08 4:52am 6/17/08 4:52am

Oi Modular Sofa Makes me Think of Albino Tetris, Shipping Now

The Oi sofa concept was launched in New York last year, but it's taken almost a year and a half to make it available. Made out of L- and bar-shaped components, you can make loads of different-shaped sofas with it, including one with a neat side table add-on. It packs up/down into a 30-inch cube so shipping and storage… » 10/23/07 8:00am 10/23/07 8:00am

Transformer Sofa Magically Morphs into Bunk Bed

If a 400-square-foot apartment sounds big to you, you may be interested in this space-saving Doc XL sofa that can transform into a bunk bed in a flash. Pull up a certain area of the sofa and thar she blows—your sofa is suddenly a pair of bunk beds, complete with a ladder that helps you climb up on top. On the next… » 7/24/07 10:40am 7/24/07 10:40am

Hammock Sofa: Bring Out the Swinger in You

This sofa hammock from a Franco-German design team called Bless is such a simple concept that it's a wonder it hasn't been done before. If you did have a sudden hammock-floor interface (tying the wrong knots, house a cardboard box, murderous other half, or simply too fat) then you would be nicely cushioned against… » 4/12/07 7:40am 4/12/07 7:40am