As much as we try to keep our workspace clean, clutter always seems to creep in – which can be a problem when your desk doubles as a flip-down bed and must be cleared daily. Unless, that is, you can tuck away your work and sleep without seeing it.
The study bed looks a bit like a classic wood roll-top, or perhaps a dorm-style spin-off, but its wide-sided design is actually the secret to its success: the sides become structural supports as the desk surface slides down and the bed slides out. This all in one space-saving piece of furniture easily converts from a desk to a bed within seconds without disturbing anything.
Variants on the base model contain everything from secret shelves (visible only when the bed is folded out lengthwise), above-desk cabinetry and other neat nuances.
The best part, of course, is the fact that you do not have to sweep your stuff from the desk each time you want to transform the object into a sleeping unit. And really, with a desk the size of a twin bed there might be a lot of cleaning up to do if you are shooting to have your study also serve as a guest bedroom.
“StudyBeds are manufactured using the highest quality real wood veneers (NOT melamine!) and with a range of models to accommodate a wide variety of needs and tastes we believe we have the perfect solution to your working and sleeping space dilemmas.”
“The StudyBed desk surface always remains level, so even drinks will not spill, and all equipment can remain plugged in. Neither is it necessary to remove the mattress or the bedding. The process only takes a few seconds in both directions, and can be safely done even by a child. For added security there are 2 simply – operated safety latches which will firmly hold the desk in place.”
“StudyBeds are an extremely solid, weighty piece of furniture; finished in either a choice of sprayed colours, or a range of highest quality real wood veneers. They are solid free-standing items of furniture which do not require fixing to a wall (except the Majestic). They are designed for everyday use and come with a 5 year, first-owner guarantee.”