Strange Bedfellows: A Bed Frame and A Coffee Table

Strange Bedfellows: A Bed Frame and A Coffee Table

Grace Shu
Apr 25, 2008

We've been staring at this photo for the past ten minutes or so, trying to figure out how exactly this aft deck transforms from a double bed to a dining area. It looks like the "bed frame" is actually a low table, with a futon mattress on top...? An interesting solution...

[ Photo from Architectural Digest ]

But this has inspired us to look at vintage coffee tables a different way: instead of chucking it, wouldn't it be interesting to use some of its elements to create a new bed frame? Take something like this table for example: the painted table top could be repurposed as a part of the headboard; and the legs reinforced to support a mattress and frame.

We could be crazy. After all, it is Friday.

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