Habitus loves …sleeping

As Charles Caleb Colton once pointed out, bed is a bundle of paradoxes: 'we go to it with reluctance, we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late'. Here we look at 8 designs that help make sleeping even more pleasurable

03 Feb 2012

Alcova

Designed by: Antonio Citterio

Why we love it: This four poster bed places the bed centre stage. Clean lined and spacious, the Alcova by Maxalto suits voluminous rooms and warehouses spaces.

Where you can get it: Space Furniture

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Lindolino

Designed by: LIndolino

Why we love it: Best quality, luxury Italian linen bed linen makes any bed time divine. If you spend half your life in bed, why not make it a heavenly experience.

Where you can get it: Lindolino

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Big Bed

Designed by: Paola Navone

Why we love it:  An evolution of the armchairs Bug and Big Bug, the Big Bed offers an extra-large look and introduces an informal style to the sleeping area.

Where you can get it: Poliform

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St. Germain

Designed by: Nicky Line

Why we love it:A soft sweet bedhead with a hint of Parisian romance, the  gentle curve, buttons and stud details create a piece that is really elegant in neutral shades.

Where you can get it: Bed Nest

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Highlands

Designed by:  Patricia Urquiola

Why we love it: Sinuous, fluid and almost organic Highlands is part of a system of seating that can be moved and manipulated into a bed.

Where you can get it: Hub Furniture

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Onda

Designed by: Paola Piva

Why we love it: The light structure matches with the capitonné in leather of the headboard. A true protagonist of the night room

Where you can get it: Poliform

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Clarence

Designed by: Nicky Line

Why we love it: With a touch of the English Countryside about it, this masculine bed head can be customised in any height, size of fabric you choose.

Where you can get it: Bed Nest

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Lulu #23

Designed by: Missoni

Why we love it: This geometric self patterned Missoni bed linen adds a spice of colour to any bedroom.

Where you can get it: Spence & Lyda

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