“We should think very seriously about what a bed is today” says Beatriz Colomina


#TIA – We’re not quite sure where this designer’s research is taking her but there may be a possibility she’s on the right track

“Architectural historian Beatriz Colomina wants to know what people get up to in bed – it will affect the way we design cities in the future, she says.

Colomina, who is a professor at Princeton University, has hosted two events she calls bed-ins, to explore the role of the bed in the architecture of the digital age.

The combination of smart-phone technology, the flexible and untethered nature of work, the sharing economy, and the rise of co-living has given the “horizontal architecture” of the bed a new significance, she claims.”

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