A Lightweight Cork Sofa Means You'll Never Hire a Mover Again

Beds can be dismantled, legs can come off dining tables, and shelves can be emptied, but that large sofa in your living room? That's not getting any smaller or lighter for moving day. And all it takes is one time moving a nightmarishly heavy sofa bed yourself to long for Lucie Koldova's alternative made from cork. » 9/09/14 6:32pm 9/09/14 6:32pm

This Single Sofa Becomes a Full Living Room Set In Seconds

When you live by yourself, a sofa and TV are pretty much all you need in your living room. Unless you intend to shun a hermit-like lifestyle and actually invite people over to visit. In that case you'll need additional seating, and the Sofista fills both roles by transforming from a couch into a three-seat sofa,… » 7/31/14 9:25am 7/31/14 9:25am

This Bunk Bed Sofa Out-Transforms Even Optimus Prime

Life in the big city usually means life in a small apartment. It's fine while you're by yourself, but it gets complicated when it comes to giving visitors a place to stay. So if you find yourself lacking a guest suite, this transforming sofa bed called the Palazzo provides a double-decker spot for a couple of people… » 5/26/14 6:30pm 5/26/14 6:30pm

A Remote Control Sofabed For Your Laziest Houseguests

Like Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, sofabeds put two wonderful things into one even awesomer package. People like sitting, and people like sleeping—it's the perfect combo. So how could a sofabed possibly ever be improved? With an electric mechanism that automatically unfolds and retracts the mattress, with the cushions… » 3/07/14 3:20pm 3/07/14 3:20pm

Finally, a Sofa That Puts Your Building Block Skills To Good Use

Unless you grew up to become an architect, you're probably wondering if you wasted your toddler years playing with blocks when you could've been learning more valuable skills. But worry not—thanks to designer Scott Jones, anyone can put their longstanding block skills to good use with this lovely modular Bloc'd Sofa,… » 10/21/13 5:00pm 10/21/13 5:00pm

The Tri-Folds Sofa Gives You Plenty of Places to Stash the Remote

Every sofa doubles as a black hole that sucks and traps the pocket contents of all who dare sit on it. But when the TV remote goes missing in a room accented with this lovely Tri-Folds sofa by Camille Paillard, the odds are pretty good that it's just hiding inside one of its folded pockets. » 7/11/13 12:20pm 7/11/13 12:20pm

Your Ass Makes These Chair Paintings Come to Life

Need to stash a few extra seats in your place? You could opt for folding chairs like a rube, or you could hang that spare seating on your wall. » 4/15/13 3:40pm 4/15/13 3:40pm

The Perfect Sofa For When You Don't Want To Snuggle

A big comfy couch is fine when you know who you're cozying up to. But when it's all strangers squeezed together on a sofa, you're probably more inclined to just stand. Unless it's Matali Crasset's Concentré De Vie which features removable cushions that double as single seats. » 4/08/13 3:20pm 4/08/13 3:20pm

Slotted Sofa Makes It Easier To Dine in Front of the TV

Eating dinner off a TV tray is an awkward experience because it and your sofa were designed separately, preventing them from working together in harmony. And that's an oversight that Merely's Marcin Wielgosz has solved with this brilliant Hocky seating collection featuring custom designed end tables that slot into… » 10/05/12 11:35am 10/05/12 11:35am

You Don't Need an Engineering Degree To Transform This Sofa Bed

Your typical pull-out sofabed is a marvel of modern engineering, but with all those interconnected parts and a mattress that's designed to fold away, they're not exactly the epitome of comfort. At least not compared to Guido Rosati's brilliantly simple Scoop sofabed which simply opens and closes like a giant pair of… » 9/18/12 1:20pm 9/18/12 1:20pm

Mankind's Crowning Achievement Might Be This Sofa That Folds Into a…

Conference rooms, airport lounges, hospital waiting rooms, there's an endless list of places that can benefit from more comfortable seating. So ditch carrying a briefcase full of reports and legal forms for this awesome alternative that unfolds into a comfy two-person sofa. » 6/12/12 7:20pm 6/12/12 7:20pm

A Sofa That Encourages You To Lose Things Between the Cushions

Even though the cushions on your couch can be a black hole for everything from pocket change to the TV remote, they're also a handy place to quickly hide stuff when company visits. And it's that exact idea that inspired Jess Fügler's Jam Sofa. » 5/19/12 9:00pm 5/19/12 9:00pm

This Couch Is the Only Place It's Ever Ok To Fall Asleep At the Wheel

At some point in your life you're going to have to give up the dream of sleeping in an awesome car bed. We still totally support you, but the rest of society won't be as accepting. So as an alternative, you might want to consider a car-shaped couch instead. » 5/19/12 2:30pm 5/19/12 2:30pm

Why Does This iPod Dock Sofa Exist?

Nothing says class and modern charm like building speakers into furniture, and the UK Sound Sofa by CSL isn't going to miss this trend-wave. For just $1,500, you can own (and nap on!) the world's worst idea. » 4/09/12 3:20pm 4/09/12 3:20pm

A Sofa Made From Nothing But Hardware Store Materials

I won't be replacing my sofa anytime soon for this rather uncomfy-looking terracota vision, but you've got to respect a man who knows how to build something using nothing but crap found at a local hardware store. » 10/26/10 3:40am 10/26/10 3:40am

The Slanket Armchair, For Next-Level Warmth

When does a Slanket stop being a wearable-blanket, and start being a bed? I'd say right about now, when it's attached to an armchair. Shame it's not electric for added warmth. [Super-ette via The Design Blog] » 10/11/10 4:00am 10/11/10 4:00am

Go Pew Pew in the Space Invaders Couch

This sofa is likely to never see the dawn of a waking day, nor the imprints of your buttocks as you settle in for a marathon 15-hour Space Invaders sesh. Shame, Igor Chak, shame. [Igor Chak via Kotaku] » 7/30/10 3:40am 7/30/10 3:40am

Athena Sofa Is the Most Comfy PC, Ever

Sure, your PC may be packing a quad core processor, dual monitors and a second mortgage worth of RAM. But can you sleep on it? Let me rephrase that. Should you sleep on it? » 2/05/09 12:40pm 2/05/09 12:40pm

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

Dino Sofa

Does sitting on a sofa that looks like a dinosaur vertebrae and pretending it's a trophy from your hunting trip appeal to you? The Dino Sofa from Central Unit Design fulfills your most primitive decorative urges. » 4/27/06 11:53pm 4/27/06 11:53pm