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.
See all our stories from Milan 09 in our special category.
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.
More about Philippe Malouin on Dezeen:
- Picnic Table by Michael Beitz
- Ronny by Daniel Böttcher for Formverl…eih at Dezeen Super Store
- Floating skateboard ramp installed on …Lake Tahoe for pro-skater Bob Burnquist
- Pillhead lamps by A+Z Design
- (No)where (Now)here: Two Gaze-activate…d Dresses by Ying Gao
- Andrea Branzi at Fondation Cartier
- Jaime Hayón's collection for Galerie …Kreo includes a mirror shaped like a table-tennis bat
- Campana Brothers video interview 1
- Dezeen Screen: Ventura Lambrate
Sign up for a daily roundup
of all our stories