Product > residential furniture: occasional tables
Everyone knows the sofa bed and the wall bed, but now there’s something new: Tablebed! It’s a table that turns into a bed in seconds. Tablebed Single is a smart solution if you want to use the square meters in your apartment, house or summer house efficiently. With the innovative mechanism the furniture can easily be turned from a table or desk into a bed, and vice versa.
These days the home has to cater for many needs; as well as eating, sleeping and relaxing we sometimes need to work, home-school and entertain the kids. But we still only have the same footprint to perform all these functions. Tablebed helps to solve these problems by being both a table one minute and a bed the next. It converts from one to the other in a simple, smooth movement which can be performed by one person.
The first product Tablebed created was a doublebed/dinner table for 6 people. Tablebed added a single version to the collection in 2020, perfect for remote home offices where a workspace needs to double up as a guest room.
Rising housing costs as well as remote home offices call for multi-purpose and space-saving furniture like Tablebed. The future norm will be flexible spaces both in private homes and in the hospitality business. Having just one purpose for a space is economically, practically and ecologically unsustainable. In addition, many folding furniture solutions that are available are not necessarily comfortable or pleasing to the eye. Tablebed is creating a whole new category of space-saving and functional furniture.
The work-from-home boom has increased the need for multipurpose furniture. The market for folding furniture, such as wall and closet beds, was already over $3 billion before COVID-19 and grew 6-8% every year. As people started to set up home offices in 2020, the market grew even faster. In addition to the consumer market, Tablebed’s solution and the product are perfect for the hospitality industry, i.e. hotels and furnished apartments, looking for new ways to operate and efficiently use their space.
Tablebed’s story began when Finnish Dine Renfors, the founder and man behind Tablebed, wanted to find a way to make the space in his home more efficient. It became obvious that the two most space-consuming pieces of furniture are the bed and the dining table, and they are never in use at the same time.
Tablebed experienced significant growth in 2020. Its revenue grew by 200% and it acquired resellers from 16 countries, such as the UK, Portugal, the Netherlands, the Nordics and Hong Kong as the first Asian economy. In addition, it received a €600k investment from former directors from IKEA and Framery.
Tablebed Single, price starts from $3500
Table 213 x 52,5 x 90 cm
Single bed 213 x 101 x 48 cm
Mattresses 2 (pcs) x 200 x 85 x 13 cm
Thickness of the edges 4 cm
Space for knees 30 cm
Tablebed weighs 46 kg, with mattress 54,2 kg and with wall plate 84,2 kg