The Chicest Convertible Furniture Pieces to Try Now
Now, more than ever, many of us are spending more time at home; so it’s the perfect time to cull inspiration from the latest home design trends. Whether you want to commit to a large-scale interior renovation or add one new statement furniture piece, there are a myriad of cues, tips, and tricks to update your space and refresh your environment. Convertible furniture is one of the simplest and most innovative ways to add a dynamic versatility to your home. Here’s a quick guide to some of our favorite new convertible furniture pieces, which seamlessly fuse art and architecture and are poised to work for every taste from the globetrotter to the entertainer to the bookworm. Read below for our editors’ picks of the chicest new convertible furniture pieces on the market now!
There are few greater pleasures in life than reading a good book just before bed. This convertible furniture piece makes it easy to luxuriate in that nightly ritual by way of a foldable double bed complete with a tilting structure that moves up and down to reveal a bookcase Stock it with everything from cult classic books to true crime novels, magazines, and more to add a sophisticated and worldly slant to your home and bedtime routine.
This Eden bed from Antonio Citterio combines clean lines, masterful craftsmanship, and the most luxurious materials for an elegant piece that effortlessly elevates any room, while channeling the breezy, cool aesthetics of Greece and the French Riviera. This convertible furniture piece rises above trends and fads for a truly timeless effect with its lightweight fabric, soft goose-down-filled cushions, and wood-clad armrests and back.
This Italian murphy bed from Clei seamlessly fuses a double bed, sofa, bookshelf, storage space, and office space all in one, set on an innovative slatted base and aluminum frame. With its smooth and easy mechanism, you’ll be able to instantly go from work-mode to sleep-mode while you WFH and transition between your to-do’s in a heartbeat!
If you’re someone who enjoys having guests over, consider this convertible furniture piece from Cleu your essential, holy grail item. Through a sleek turning mechanism, this contemporary murphy bed unit can be transformed from day-to-night. A large shelving unit, flip-up table, and a queen-sized bed with a wooden, slatted base and lateral sliding tablets, make it easy to accessorize with books, accent pillows, and other accoutrements that can add your personal aesthetic touch.
This Pick Chair is a canvas chair with movable joints that doubles as a place for art. Its hinged metal framework comprises four panels, the top of which features a small hole. When it rests as a 2-dimensional object, it can be hung on a wall, then morphed into a seat with a single gesture. What’s striking about the convertible furniture piece is that it “stands at the intersection of these dimensions,” and paves the way for the recurring theme of “physical transformation” and dynamic home furnishings, an idea that we’re very much in the mood for this season.