BLESS This Workbed

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Found in Berlin, the BLESS HOME is a live-work studio for the international design collective BLESS. The apartment features BLESS’s designs as they are made, including Ines Kaag and Desiree Heiss’s Workbed, a space-saver that is seemingly made for those artists who sleep over in their studios.
Just long enough to use for a meeting, the workspace looks like a lengthier version of the desk I was issued in college. Its simple wooden design emphasizes utility, and the shelves on the side help to reduce clutter. Keeping this desk bare is a must if one wants to take advantage of its full potential.
To turn the desk over, one just presses a button, releasing the locks so that the work side can be flipped over to reveal a bed. The bed side looks as though it can fit a small person and maybe a cat, but sometimes that’s all one needs. For multitaskers who like the idea of working where they sleep, the Workbed is a compact choice. To learn more and purchase the Workbed, inquire directly with BLESS.

via remodelista; photography by Freunde von Freunden)

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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