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Posted By Evelyn Lee On June 8, 2006 @ 8:17 pm In green furniture,Green Home decor,Transforming Furniture | 5 Comments
As fans of flatpak construction, we are intrigued by the new Itbed  design from It Design . Made from folded 7mm thick cardboard, the accordion folded cardboard bedframe is easy to collapse and store away, making it a perfect guest-bed for unexpected visitors. While we are a little suspicious that this design really is as simple as it looks – i.e. merely a stack of folded cardboard – we have to hand it to It Design  for trying to market this simple space-saving take on the fold-away bed.
Honestly however, instead of going to this much trouble – I would probably just put the mattress on the floor.
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Created by two architects, Valérie Jomini and Stanislas Zimmermann, It  is based in Switzerland and continues to produce �compact and flexible furniture for young and mobile urbanites since 1997.
It ‘s showroom, a mobile transparent living unit, has popped up in several different locations. Reflecting the philosophy of It  design; compact, light, and mobile, the mobile transparent living unit represents minimal living including It ‘s two main products, Itbed and Itbox.
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