Modern sofa beds that let you sleep like a baby
Modern sofa beds are no longer old and boring. Any other design is attractive enough to be in a living room and spacious enough to sleep on. Great variations in styles allow to choose the design that perfectly fit with your existing decor. Multifunctional design approach also means that there could be extra features such as side tables that makes these sofas so comfortable.
Modern sofa bed in daybed style
Daybeds, while compact is perhaps not the most versatile, but this design by Emil Højfeldt and Per Weiss for not only serves as a cool sofa alternative, but also provides a spacious sleeping space for when you do not want guests to leave.
The Dulox consists of two stacked pillows and provides a headrest for daily sleep and comfortable reading. And its neutral palette and simple lines ensure that you can turn it into any modern interior.
The Twilight Sleeper Sofa looks more like a daybed with its roll-shaped back and missing armrests. However, it is easily convertible, with its seat cushion and platform that form a spacious bed.
By winning a furniture competition in 1999 at Århus School of Architecture in Denmark, the sofa is still one of the best sleep designs we’ve ever seen.
Unusual sofa bed designs
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Andreas Lund, Flemming Højfeldt and Per Weiss 2004 Design Puzzle Wood is a rather unusual-looking sofa. With its bank-like back that looks airy, it looks fresh and unexpected.
Flattened it offers plenty of space to lie, scatter and sleep, as if there is no tomorrow.
It stretches and expands in sections like a caterpillar, green color only reinforces the impression. Slash Sofa is a design by for
The only problem can be the multiple sections that allow it to expand and fold. These can not always create a consistent surface that bothers sensitive backsides.
Disfatto, which is translated as “reversed” from Italian, is one of those projects that try to redefine a familiar object, the sofa.
Although it is known, its functionality shows that it is quite different from what we see in our everyday objects. His back is actually a blanket that can make your nap more comfortable.
Silje Nesdal designed for small spaces. A sofa by day, a bed by night Dorme will convince you with its multifunctionality and really good design.
It may not be for sensitive sleepers, as Dorme’s numerous pillows cover the mattress, but at least this sofa bed does not look and can fit a side table between the thinner pillows. Win and win!
Spacious modern sofa beds
Oz Sofa only looks spacious when done for the night. By day it’s a modern sofa that looks pretty compact, so you can not even say it’s a convertible.
Nicola Gallizia has developed a new mechanism that opens a 200 cm wide bed base and “lets disappear” the armrests, resulting in a stylish sofa and bed.
specializing in sofa beds that do not look like sofa beds. Take, for example, her cheeky One Night Stand Sleeper Sofa that transforms from an elegant, modern sofa into a queen-size mattress on two brushed steel legs.
When assembled, it looks like a perfect couch that is spacious enough but not bulky.
Tvedel is more of a contemporary piece by Emil Højfeldt. It is blocky but soft and easily turns into a bed big enough for throwing and turning.
Just pull the double back forward and let it fit like a puzzle with the protruding seat. Effortless, comfortable and just what a tired night owl needs.
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At first glance very simple, sofa consists of a wooden frame and sleek armrests that hide when the sleeper opens.
Futon-style modern sofa beds
Futon is the next step to a sofa bed, but it does not have to look sad and boring. Even futons can look good enough not to ruin your interior design.
Claude Brisson gave Multy a very fitting name, as he can act as a sofa, bed and chaise longue. With a pillow that looks like a folded futon, Multy looks pretty and inviting.
If you’re looking for a retro futon look, then the Conic sofa is of fashionable style. Clever design makes it possible to hide the similar metallic front legs that support the futon mattress.
Sure, it may look old-fashioned, but some may find its mid-century modern aesthetics.
Looking almost like a futon, Jorgensen is a sofa bed that maximizes both aspects of the design, the sofa and the bed, adding small but helpful accents.
When it is closed, it offers plenty of space with movable and low side tables on both sides. And when it’s open, it’s a roomy bed with a low bedside table that serves as a bedside table. This is what great design looks like.
Sleek sofa beds
Flex is a sofa bed that you want to have in your home in Scandinavian or contemporary style. Slim and stylish it does not look like a sofa bed and there’s no way to say it is.
A three-position sitter comes in a tufted poly fabric complete with a polished chrome base. A perfect combination for contemporary furniture that also looks cozy.
A recent collaboration between Marc Lebas and Per Weiss is this elegant royal blue sofa that has in no way betrayed its secondary purpose.
Fit for a Scandinavian home Debonair Blue definitely adds some flair and color to the minimalist design.
Cosma sounds pretty futuristic, but when you see it, there is no doubt that it was made as an oversized spaceship seat. Maker Cor refuses to describe it as a sofa bed or even a functional sofa.
An “exceptionally elegant seating that also serves as a bed” comes with a transforming design and seductive colors.
Stylish mod sleeper
Colpus is a space-saving solution by Per Weiss. With four-level head heights and two back positions, the sofa can be used not only as a bed, but also as a chaise longue.
It looks quite fashionable with its wooden legs and mustard-yellow upholstery. And the removable armrests make cool cushions.
Nothing says mod like molded plywood. Clubber Sofa by Per Weiss is a great design for those who miss the aesthetics of the 60s.
The tufted sky blue couch can reflect and flatten, but the molded wood armrests remain like the lugs of an old spaceship.
Contemporary sofa beds
Bed & Breakfast by Giuseppe Viganò is an unconventional sleeper in more ways than one. First, it is upholstered with satin, which is unheard of for a sofa.
Second, it’s a hybrid between a couch and a daybed that easily becomes a spacious place to relax and calm the head.
After all, this list would not be complete without a sectional sofa. The multifunctional Alpine Sofa looks like a contemporary living room.