A sneak peek into what the bedrooms of the future will look like really comes down to one common denominator, multimedia. By definition, designed to go above and beyond their originally intended functions, these super techno hyped designer beds can easily occupy the modern bedroom of “tomorrows” and are in fact a multitasker ’s fantasy. By and large designed to maximize the time spent in the bedroom, these beds will make its occupants want to do everything but sleep…from work to entertainment to relaxation, the purpose of these futuristic-tech-loaded islands is to offer all conveniences at hand’s reach and sequentially redefine the role of the bed and the meaning the bedroom space in the 21st century.
Hi Can: short for Hi Fidelity canopy bed was designed by Edoardo Carlino for Hi-interior, a spin-off company of Datamobili. A product that intends to address frenzied lifestyles, HiCan is the starting and the ending point to a busy day, designed to maximize the time spent in the bedroom (which on average amounts to a third of our day) with features like adjustable mattress positions, state of the art sound system, reading and ambient lighting, privacy blinds, built-in PC and full multimedia component with game and entertainment console connected to a projector of the home theater screen. Optional home automation system customized to control smart-home systems which include security, appliances lighting and more. HiCan is the starting and the ending point to a busy day that helps maximize the time spent in the bedroom (which on average amounts to a third of our day).
Somnus Neu: Named after the Roman God of Sleep, is not just a “command center for all your technology”, but a destination in its own right. Including perks like personalized mood lighting controlled for color and intensity, internet connection via touch screens, high definition projector and hidden screen, retractable privacy screens, digital amplifier and five-point internal speakers system that can be connected to any mobile device, Somnus Neu is a platform that integrates all activities and devices that are typically used before falling asleep and after waking up.
Sphere: designed by Karim Rashid for Hollandia International is stamped with designer appeal and features a built-in 32” HD television (optional theater system), champagne holder or both sides of the bed, iPod docking station and surround sound system, LED canopy lighting, exterior vanity mirror and a fully adjustable sleep comfort system that even goes as far as to offer a custom massage.