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MODERNIST MURPHY BEDS
Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On June 20, 2005 @ 4:51 am In Design,Green Furniture,Transforming Furniture | 5 Comments
Readers of Inhabitat may have noticed that I have a thing for folding furniture. Transformer furniture is just so much more space-saving and efficient than regular furniture. I really feel that all furniture should have some sort of multipurpose element to it.
Murphy beds  are the original folding furniture, dating back to the turn of the century. Unfortunately, they have been around (and been neglected) for so long that most of them have a kitschy grandma look: nostalgic but not something you really want cluttering your house. Fortunately, it is possible to find fold-up furniture that will save space AND maintain your minimalist aesthetic.
Clei UK  makes modernist Murphy beds in a variety of shapes and styles. They have bunk beds, double beds, single beds, and beds that transform into desks and shelves. This particularly awesome LGM  piece folds up seamlessly into a
shelving unit ? and has a work desk that folds out of it as well.
Clei Uk furniture is available through bonbon.co.uk 
Via Mocoloco 
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 Murphy beds: http://www.modernwallbeds.com/history.htm
 Clei UK: http://www.bonbon.co.uk/
 LGM: http://www.bonbon.co.uk/clei/lgm_desk.htm
 Mocoloco: http://mocoloco.com/archives/000331.php
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