Phil Crook's Compact Sofa System solves the condo conundrum of whether to keep extra seating on hand for guests or to save space and risk having no place for guests to sit.
The Compact Sofa System starts out as a sofa; when needed, the ends detach into stand-alone chairs. Phil Crook's concept was exhibited at the EDF Energy Ideal Home Show, which showcases practical and inspirational home designs.
Implications - As a direct result of the credit crunch, consumers are spending more and more time at home. The increased time spent at home has translated into consumers wanting to make their space more personalized. Companies should consider the current economic situation and create products that consumers will need in their homes.