We go to bed to sleep, to dream, to read and to, um, do other fun things. Surely being in bed is one of the most underrated small pleasures afforded to mankind. In our minds it ranks right up there with a leisurely Sunday brunch, a meandering stroll through the park or an unexpected Ryan Gosling sighting in the East Village.
Ernest Hemingway had a point when he admitted “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” In considering the actuality of never getting out of bed, we thought we’d take a look around the virtual playground that is Google to see how we might be able to maximize days on end between the sheets. From a giant book with comfy-looking pages to a mattress roller coaster, click through to check out our roundup of offbeat beds and unusual sleeping experiences that may or may not have you taking Hemingway’s profound words to heart.
Book Bed by Yusuke Suzuki
Image credit: Yusuke Suzuki via life in the slow lane
The greatest book concept that we’ve seen since we took a look at gorgeous, innovative bookshelves.