Sho, a multifunctional mattress, was designed by Biwei Pan, a student at ESAD de REIMS in France. His simple system transforms from a flat bed to a sofa and a chair with the help of a metal support rest. The lightweight latex mattress is readily adjusted and cleaned, simplifying the task of furnishing a small space. Encased in what looks like linen, the prototype has a casual, even rustic quality to match its ease of use.

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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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