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Cot-Intergrated Desks

This Modern Desk Model Features a Hidden Bed Compartment for Naps

— September 25, 2015 — Art & Design
Working long hours, overtime and weekends even calls for taking breaks and this desk known as the 1.6 S.M. of Life design by Studio NL lets you do just that with a hidden cot compartment. This allows workers to enjoy a snooze in a comfortable hidden bed located directly under the desk table.

Designer Athanasia Leivaditou put together the 1.6 S.M. of Life desk and named it after its intended dimensions of 2 x 0.8 x 0.8 meters. The desk comes in a thin rectangular design with a table top ledge that can be extended for more work space. However underneath panelled portion can be converted into a sleeping area complete with a mattress, pillow and extra storage space. The space is designed to fit snuggly a full person by giving hem a relaxing place to unwind.
Trend Themes
1. Flexible Workstations - Designing workstations with versatile features such as a hidden cot compartment provides opportunities for individuals to take breaks or even stay the night at work.
2. Workplace Wellness - The integration of sleeping areas in workspaces encourages productivity by providing a space for employees to recharge and take care of their physical and mental health.
3. Multi-functional Workspaces - The incorporation of multi-functional features in workspaces, such as hidden compartments that can be converted into a sleeping area, allows for better space utilization and potential cost savings.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture - The furniture industry can explore the creation of flexible and multi-functional workstations, taking into consideration the importance of workplace wellness.
2. Office Design - Office design professionals can draw inspiration from the integration of sleeping areas in workspaces to create designs that prioritize employee well-being and productivity.
3. Corporate Real Estate - Corporate real estate companies can consider incorporating wellness features in office spaces, such as multi-functional workstations that cater to employees' diverse needs.
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