Multi-utility Fantasy Bed: Experimental Design

  • Paraasaram KCPEmail author
  • Namrita Sharma
  • Urmi R. Salve
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 134)


Traditionally, beds have been designed only for sleeping/lying down. Owing to various conditions and constraints, modern generation spends a large portion of their leisure time on bed other than for mere sleeping, i.e. for web browsing, mobile chatting, etc. Concised living spaces due to apartment culture has virtually deprived people of their well-deserved privacy and own space. Nuclear family culture promotes a natural trait for additional sense of privacy/own space. In above context, an aesthetic looking multi-utility bed which can also provide a sense of exclusivity/own space is like a fantasy. A survey conducted supports this opinion. In the current market, not many options exist for beds that cater for additional functions other than sleeping. The proposed design solution attempts to innovatively amalgamate multifunctions into any existing bed through suitable modular mechanisms. The outlook is redesigned to enhance aesthetic quotient. In addition, the design also provides a sense of privacy/own space thus making ‘fantasy bed’ come true. Prototype needs customer validation.


Multi-utility bed Modular concept Aesthetic looking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paraasaram KCP
    • 1
    Email author
  • Namrita Sharma
    • 1
  • Urmi R. Salve
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DesignIIT GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia

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