What to do when your fish has wanderlust? Ditch the tank and bowl, and let your fine-finned friend swim squares in his/her Umbra Fish Hotel Aquarium. If you have Trump-like ambitions, you can build a tower of these stackable hotels for your family of scales. Best of all, you can paint—or remove—the external ABS plastic facade to match your fish’s fancy, formal or folksy taste.
The Tent Sofa is neither proper tent nor a full-sized sofa. But it is a chair that can transform into a children’s hideaway sleeping area. Designed by Philippe Malouin, the Tent Sofa wowed at the 2009 Milan Design Week and is now sold through the Italian manufacturer Campeggi. See it in action in the video below: see more
With upcycled products sometimes there’s a fine line between what looks artistic and what looks like something people would make of trash in some post-appocolypic world. And so it is with the Rag Chair by Dutch artist Tejo Remy.
For cramped kid and guest rooms the Tradewins Birch Youth Computer Loft Bed will multitask your space. On top: a twin-sized mattress reached by a ladder sided with guard rails. In the middle: a pull-out desk and open shelves ideal for a computer and printer. Around the sides: deep drawers of birch wood. On the bottom: a pull-out trundle bed. All that with a footprint of only 44 x 80 inches.