Key facts

Product:
Bed Couch
Family:
Bed Couch
Manufacturer:
Wittmann
Designer:
Friedrich Kiesler
Architonic ID:
1019362
Country:
Austria
Launched:
1933
Groups:
Seating-Sofas
Relaxing-Day beds

Concept

The simple division of seat and bed into short and long backrest sections creates two possible positions — comfortable reclining or sitting upright. Friedrich Kiesler came up with the design for the Mergentime apartment in New York in 1935.