Tent Sofa by Philippe Malouin for Campeggi

Milan 09: London designer Philippe Malouin has designed a sofa-bed that converts into a tent-like shelter for Italian brand Campeggi.


Upholstered in green fabric intended to evoke military tents, the arms of the Tent Sofa can be unfolded to create walls and a pitched roof around the extended mattress.


The chair was on show at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan during April.


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Here's some text from Campeggi:


A sofa bed is usually placed in a space that is shared or common, therefore completely exposing the user to the other inhabitants of the space.


When a person spends a night on a sofa bed, he or she (the guest) might feel exposed and lack privacy.


The Tent sofa transforms into a shelter in a few moments for its user to spend a good night sleep while keeping his or her privacy.


The sofa gives the impression of a standard military tent.


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