'1.6 sm of Life' Accommodates a Career and Catnaps in the Same Space

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Oct 10, 2011 • References: studionl & designspotter
George Costanza would have been thrilled with this project entitled '1.6 sm of Life,' providing a much more comfortable setup for sleeping on the job. The piece first appears to be an attractive but otherwise ordinary desk, but it can gradually convert into a cozy bed thanks to a 2-meter-long mattress set into its base.

In fact, few adjustments need to be made if you intend to snooze away in secret, for the panelling that surrounds the cushion can be left in place for privacy. If you're fortunate enough to have your own sound-proof office, you can even turn on the small flat screen TV mounted on one wall of your catnapping cubicle.

Perfect for those evenings when you've worked too late, and ideal for mornings after a big night on the town, the '1.6 sm of Life' desk-bed hybrid by Athanasia Leivaditou has an allure to most white-collar workers. Stats for Doze-Friendly Desks Trending: Older & Popular
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