Somewhere in the grey area between architecture and gadgets lies the room-in-a box — an unholy chimera of comfortable seating and multi-tool functionality. Our friends at Oobject have assembled twelve of the best-designed examples of these portable domiciles.
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In the last few years, IKEA has shrugged off its false perception of a purveyor of cheap furniture and started selling some truly stunning stuff. For 2017, the Swedish flatpack furniture maker mixes classic and modern designs. But for every good-looking piece, there's a terrible one that some poor college student is going to get tricked into buying.