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Beautiful Braced Beds

Trusscot by U-Type Incorporates Thoughtfulness into Auxiliary Furniture

— October 3, 2012 — Eco
The Trusscot by U-Type Design exhibits a distinctively well-considered system of construction and aesthetics that is seldom found in an object such as this. Intended only for occasional use when overflow sleepers are required, this surprisingly intricate piece of furniture would go as far as to impress.

This stylish modern cot was developed in response to a challenge that placed priority on compactness for storage and swiftness of assembly. The resultant composition would rely on a clever structure of triangle-incised plywood panels, flatpacked for easy manufacturing, shipping and stashing. When it's not in use, the Trusscot by U-Type Design can be easily taken apart and tucked under a bed or inside a closet. Complete with a taut fabric "mattress" and a privacy canopy, the bed would certainly improve the state of temporary shared living arrangements.
Trend Themes
1. Compact Auxiliary Furniture - There is a burgeoning demand for furniture that are cleverly designed to fit in small spaces without compromising functionality and comfort.
2. Innovative Assembly Techniques - The rise of flatpacked furniture and intricate assembly techniques enable companies to create inventive and modular furniture that appeal to people who value convenience and portability.
3. Privacy-enhancing Furniture - Furniture makers can offer novel solutions to people who live in shared spaces by integrating privacy features into their designs, such as canopies and screens.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture - Furniture manufacturers can leverage the growing demand for compact and easy-to-assemble furniture by developing innovative and creative designs that cater to people who move frequently and have limited space.
2. Real Estate - Real estate companies can explore the market potential of small, shared living spaces and cater to the needs of people who value affordability, convenience, and privacy by partnering with furniture makers and offering furniture as a value-add service.
3. Hospitality - Hotels and other hospitality businesses can attract customers who prioritize space-efficiency, convenience, and privacy by offering customized furniture solutions that cater to the needs of solo or transient travelers.
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