This Sofa Brings The Campsite Indoors

Camping is only fun at certain times of the year -- the conditions have to ideal in order to be enjoyable. But if designer Stephanie Hornig had her way, we would all be snuggled up in sleeping bags every night -- with the help of her wonderful campsite-inspired furniture.

Hornig's final-year project at the University of the Arts in Berlin let her explore the idea of bringing a life in the great outdoors inside for once. She explains:

"I began to compare the life of a modern nomad with camping; it's the feeling of simplicity and independence when we're outside in nature that inspired me. The pieces are reminiscent of the outdoor world and retain their functional character, but are frozen in their movement: a sleeping bag on legs, a torch in a power strip made of stone, and an umbrella stand with a large tabletop."

Our favourite item is without doubt the sleeping bag sofa: just imagine taking a lie down in that to watch a movie. Only, we might not make it to the end of the movie...

[Sight Unseen]