QWERTY sofa by ZO_loft
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may 14, 2013
QWERTY sofa by ZO_loft


QWERTY sofa by ZO_loft design
image courtesy ZO_loft

 

 

 

arms folded and cheek pressed on the keys – sooner or later, at home or at work, we all end up by falling asleep on our computer’s keyboard.
turning the archetypal image of a keyboard, into a sofa bed, QWERTY by italian studio ZO_loft uses micro-electric motors to control and
adjust each individual ‘key’ cushion. in this way, the furniture becomes a playful carpet – a comfortable support but an unconventional surface –
allowing users to be able to design new configurations useful for everyday life, giving them the opportunity to finally sleep on their keyboard.

 

 


the QWERTY couch uses micro-electric motors to control and adjust each individual ‘key’ cushion
image courtesy ZO_loft

 

 

the furniture becomes a playful carpet – a comfortable support but an unconventional surface
image courtesy ZO_loft

 

 

rear product view
image courtesy ZO_loft

 

 

side view
image courtesy ZO_loft

 

 

adjustable supports
image courtesy ZO_loft

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