When you live in a small apartment you get familiar with the importance of space and thus prefer furniture units that are spatially efficient. Retractable ceiling beds have been an outright choice for people who crave for space-saving furniture. These beds save floor space by lifting up to the ceiling, leaving below an open space that can be utilized for living, playing or working.
For all those who are unfamiliar with retractable ceiling beds, we have a list of some of the best retractable ceiling beds (in no particular order) that will help you understand what it is. And for the ones who like the concept, you can choose one that matches your needs.
1. Retractable Ceiling Bed from Bed Up Down
This Jacuzzi under the bed from the Italian company Bed Up Down appears to be a modern take on the classic bed design. The bed smoothly rises up to the ceiling, unveiling a full-fledged Jacuzzi underneath. This way, the bedroom doesn’t stick only to sleeping but transforms into a cozy bathroom.
With a click of the remote control, you can make the bed appear or retract and disappear in the ceiling. The bed frame is made of white glossy laminated wood and a standard 160 x 190 cm double bed mattress can be used with the bed.
2. Espace Loggia Retractable Ceiling Bed
Boasting goodness of easy operation, the Espace Loggia retractable loft bed helps save valuable floor space within a room. During the daytime, these bed can be lifted towards the ceiling, making space for conventional furniture items like shelves, dressers, tables, and chairs underneath.
When you are tired enough and want to hit the sack, you can push down the bed easily. Made from solid pine and MDF, the Espace Loggia ceiling bed is designed as space-saving bedroom furniture. It is built with superior structural specifications, allowing decor frenzy to utilize the advantage of the bed for various spatial areas within their home.
3. LiftBed from Fabconcept
This remote-controlled ceiling bed (made in Germany) lets you experience the comfort of a modern bed. With a press of a button, it gently glides up to the ceiling and vice versa. The LiftBed retracts to the ceiling in the day, making room for comfortable living underneath.
4. Bedaway Ceiling Suspended Bed
The Bedaway retractable ceiling bed glides up to the ceiling, leaving vacant floor space underneath to be used for various purposes during the day. There are different versions to match varied needs and styles. All the beds work with a counterweight mechanism. It rests on the floor with a built-in telescopic post and there’s an option to include a second one.
5. BedUp VISION Retractable Ceiling Bed
Paris-based company Decadrages offers folding and ceiling beds under its brand BedUp. Their VISION model is suspended from the ceiling by two steel cables. The innovative suspension system secures the platform at the foot of the bed, ensuring ease of operation. It doesn’t need a load-bearing wall for installation.
6. SlumberUp Ceiling Bed
The SlumberUp ceiling bed from Singapore-based company Spaceman can be placed anywhere in a room. It doesn’t need to be placed against a wall and is available in four different sizes to match all needs. There’s a built-in counterweight mechanism to effortlessly lift the bed up to the ceiling when not required.
7. Custom Ceiling Bed by Renato Arrigo
Renato Arrigo designed this custom ceiling bed in an apartment in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. It cleverly disappears during the day freeing up space for day-to-day activities. There’s a pulley system to raise the bed up to the ceiling.
8. Floating Retractable Ceiling Bed
This floating retractable ceiling bed is built for a family in China. It doesn’t float magically in mid-air but is held in mid-air using disguised wires. Interestingly, the bed can be put out of sight when more space is required in the room. This is a practical solution for apartments in crowded cities where every inch matters.
Thanks to hidden electronics and hydraulic lifters, the bed retraces back into the ceiling efficiently and can be drawn back down as and when required.