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Murphy Bed – do it yourself

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A murphy bed do it yourself version is it possible? What are the mechanisms for the murphy beds? What selling options does Transforms offer? These are the questions we will try to answer today.

MECHANISM FOR THE MURPHY BED

The heart of every horizontally or vertically foldable bed is a mechanism. Transforms company uses smart, modern mechanisms from Italy to build Smartbed beds. Their advantage is modernity – guaranteeing speed and ease of use as well as quality – thanks to which the beds close and open easily for years. The murphy bed mechanism consists of:

  • steel frame with beech wood slats,
  • gas cylinders,
  • mechanism movement limiters,
  • stops keeping the mattress in one position,
  • automatically opened legs,
  • mattress and bedding straps,
  • grilles, screws, fixing plates.

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TYPE OF MECHANISMS FOR MURPHY BEDS

When you decide to buy a murphy bed in do it yourself version, you have a choice, depending on your needs, mechanisms for vertical and horizontal beds.

Two types of mechanisms are available in both types: for single mattress and double mattress.

Transforms offers mechanisms for mattresses with the following dimensions:

For double beds:

width: 140/160/180
length: 180/200/220

For single beds:

width: 80/90/100/120
length: 180/200/220

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MURPHY BED – DO IT YOURSELF OR …

If you have already made a choice what retractable bed for the wall you need, you know the dimensions of the mattress and you are decided on such a solution for the bedroom, then you can choose the type of cooperation with Transforms.

  • mechanism purchase – do you like DIY and know furniture construction? Or maybe you have a great carpenter who builds for you? We offer you the purchase of any Smartbed mechanism and independent construction of the bed. We will help you in choosing the mechanism, we will show you what to look for during assembly and how to make it correctly. We will suggest proven solutions that will allow you to use the bed in the closet trouble-free for years.
  • purchase only a bed – you are interested in buying a murphy bed that you want to integrate in the room We offer such a solution. You order from us any Smartbed only in the housing. Together, we choose the bed model, housing color and install the bed in your interior. On your side remains how and what you want to build the bed. It’s a very convenient solution when you already have a company that designs and implements the decor of your room. We also often work with interior designers on these principles.
  • built-in wardrobe – do you have an idea for your dream bedroom or other space in which the folding bed is to be placed, but you don’t have a company that would make this dream come true? We design full buildings: wardrobes, bookshelves, etc… We hide beds vertically, horizontally and even rotatably. We make 2-in-1 furniture: beds with a sofa, library, table, shelves, desk. We have unique models of folding bunk beds with the function of a desk. We then determine what you care about and match the bed with the built-in furniture perfectly to your interior.

Here are some details about our latest implementation illustrating the post:

Place of implementation: Płock

Type of bed: Smartbed V – murphy bed 160×200

Housing colors: body 9763BS LOUISIANA WENGE / front 8685 SM ALPINE WHITE

Headrest: type WALL 1495X1020 NAPOLI 18

Mattress: Sembella Amber Dream 160×200

Additionally: LED lighting / USB port

Wallbed – a comfortable bed for two – Smartbed O Sofa

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Can a wall bed be a convenient bed for two? Definitely yes.

But for a comfortable double bed wallbed, the bed has been equipped with several basic features.

The ones that Smartbed O has (yes, we brag) – the bed opens horizontally with different mattress widths: 140/160/180.

What? Here are our insights on how to choose the best double wallbed for yourself.

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WALL BED – QUALITY

  • bed mechanism – this is what should first of all pay attention to when choosing a half-wall. The Smartbed O Sofa mechanism consists of: a steel frame reinforced with eccentrics, automatically opened, self-leveling legs and gas cylinders with the function of gentle falling and braking, facilitating the opening and closing of the bed. This design guarantees trouble-free use for many years – covered by Transforms 10-year warranty.
  • ease of use – the bed mechanism described above allows you to quickly change the interior from day to night or vice versa. Closing or opening the bed takes only a few seconds. In addition, to make the bed safe when closed, additional safeguards are installed to the mechanism to keep the bed upright (visible in the photo)
  • solidity – multifunctional beds that should work well in everyday and long-term functioning should be solidly built. It is by definition a heavy piece of furniture – therefore the bed casing must be strong and durable. The Smartbed O body is made of 36mm thick furniture board. The front of the bed is made of 18 mm board. These dimensions differ from standard solutions on the market. But they are a conscious choice. The durability and stability of the bed requires such solutions.

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WALL BED – FUNCTIONALITY

  • functionality – wall beds not only save space, but also add an extra dimension to it. Smartbed Ogives you the choice – a simple front or an additional sofa function – depending on who needs what and for which room.
  • multitude of solutions – a wall wall for two can be a simple piece of furniture integrated into the existing space. It can also be designed with functional buildings.
  • comfort – for a comfortable bed spread out, and a really comfortable sleep, we recommend the Smartbed O Sembella Amber Dream mattress.

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WALL BED – STYLE

  • stylistic diversity – thanks to dozens of variants of finishing, Smartbed O can be adapted to any style of the room
  • coziness – after opening the bed for two, its additional advantage is the softly padded wall with a headboard giving a sense of intimacy and comfort.
  • facilities – additional lighting, electrical sockets, USB ports – are now standard in Transforms.

Before you decide, check if the wall wall you found has these functions, facilities and mechanisms.

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Smartbed O Sofa – details of the implementation:

Dimensions: 140×200

Colors: body and back – K082 PW BOURBON OAK, front – 7166 MG LATTE

Headrest: Triangolo 1200X2070

Additionally: LED lighting + USB port

Bed wall – Smartbed O or Smartbed Single?

Wallbed is a universal solution for small rooms. In a modern version – thanks to the latest technologies – it guarantees comfort of use for many, many years. How to choose the best type of fold-out bed for your needs?

In the Transforms offer, due to the diverse expectations of customers, we offer 2 types of only seemingly similar beds. These are the Smartbed O and Smartbed Single models.

Smartbed O and Smartbed Single – similarities of the wallbeds

  • horizontally folding beds
  • many variants of building – from a simple (half wall bed, as in the pictures) – to the building in the form of a wardrobe, library, mixed version and more.
  • rich design and colors – in the basic finish over 50 designs and colors
  • mechanisms that open and close the bed – a 10-year guarantee of use
  • the possibility of additional finishes – lighting, USB sockets, traditional
  • headboards – several types in rich colors of fabrics
  • bedding straps – so you can quickly get rid of the problem of an uncovered bed
  • Sembella Amber Dream mattresses with H3 hardness – optimally matched to the requirements of the wardrobe bed – 10 years manufacturer’s warranty
    frames for a beech wood mattress – providing adequate elasticity
  • each bed can be used in the Smartbed Twins bunk bed as the bottom bed

Smartbed O and Smartbed Single – differences in horizontally retractable beds

  • The single bed has an additional function – desks – therefore it is ideal as a children’s or youth bed
  • Smartbed Single is a single bed, for a 90/100/120 mattress, and Smartbed O can be both a single and double bed. In addition to the sizes of the Single version, it is available for mattresses with a width of 140/160/180
  • In each of the beds different opening systems are used: in the Smartbed Single there is a lock that, when released, causes the bed to fall slowly. The Smartbed O uses a system of handles to facilitate opening the bed

Who is Smartbed Single for?

  • bed recommended as a children’s bed or for a teenager: it has a comfortable, spacious desk that, when unfolding the bed, hides underneath. An additional advantage is that it does not require cleaning the items left on it.
  • for the safety of children, it has special motion retarders – the bed needs to be lightly pressed down to fully unfold
  • maximum strength of the bed frame – 150 kg
  • desk top strength – 15 kg

Who is Smartbed O for?

  • bed for older teens and adults: thanks to the different mattresses available, they can be adapted to individual needs
  • works great in small adult bedrooms or as a guest bed – discreetly closed waiting for its moment, in every space of the apartment – living room, bedroom, work room
  • maximum strength of the bed frame – 200 kg

Smartbed Single 90×200 (below):

Body and desk: KRONOSPAN STANDARD (K006 PW AMBER URBAN OAK, FRONT: ALPINE WHITE 8685 SM,

Headrest: WALL MONT BLANC 11

Additionally: LED lighting

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Smartbed O 90×200 (pictures below)

Housing: PR Mountain Oak 0740

Additionally: LED lighting

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Murphy bed for small and large bedrooms

Murphy bed for a small bedroom are the domain of  Transforms. Our idea is to create friendly solutions for small apartments, rooms and spaces.

Multifunctional furniture guarantees, thanks to its innovative solutions, space saving and reliability of use for years.

This was appreciated by many of our clients from all over Poland, choosing the Transforms furniture and leaving us the design and implementation of their bedroom.

A bed for a small bedroom
The most popular model of a folding bed for small bedrooms is Smartbed Classic, which is a classic bed hidden in a wardrobe:

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In the form of a traditional two-door wardrobe, compact, taking up little space and at the same time offering the full functionality of a comfortable, modern bedroom.

Smartbed Classic – implementation details:

SMARTBED V –  CLASSICO front – 1772X450X2186
ENCLOSURE: laminated board 8685 SM ALPINE WHITE
FRONT: mdf – CLASSICO – matt white varnish
HANDLE: ALTERNATIVE C-3274 (S-128) MATTE CHROME

Murphy beds for large rooms
However, more and more often our bedroom beds go to large, spacious rooms, where a place for a traditional, unfolded bed could be found. Why do our clients make such a choice? Here are our insights:

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  • interior aesthetics – a wide range of colors and styles, allows you to create a unique arrangement of the room
  • multifunctionality – bedding can be a wardrobe, a wall with a TV monitor, cabinets for everyday things or as in the picture – a library
  • convenience – there is no need to make the bed or laying the bedspread – within a few seconds the bed disappears and a comfortable sofa appears
  • maximum use of space – a spacious bedroom, where thanks to space saving, there will be space for additional furniture

Last but not least, our Transforms retractable beds just please. The possibility of personalizing the design and the form of the retractable bed themselves are gaining the sympathy and growing interest of customers. This was the case with our latest implementation: the Smartbed V Sofa bed with library furniture. And a shelf above the sofa, which when opening the bed safely hides under it along with what has been placed on it. Calm colors – gray – white – wood texture. Mechanisms with a 10 guarantee and a spacious, comfortable sofa. Only custom-made furniture has so many options.

Smartbed V sofa with a book shelf – details of the implementation:

– SMARTBED V SOFA 160X200

– BODY / BACK / FRONT / FRAME 8685, SOFA PIANO 14 + BOARDS 10CM, LEG SHELF – 5501 SN

– LIBRARY RIGHT BODY / FRAME 8685 BACK WG. PROJECT (8685 BS + 5501 SN),

– LEFT CORPUS LIBRARY / FRAME 8685 BACK WG. PROJECT (8685 BS + 5501 SN),

– HEADREST ENTIRE WALL – FOAM 14,

– TITAN LIGHTING – USB

– MATTRESS – Amber Sembella 160X200 H3

Bunk beds not only for children – Smartbed Twins

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Bunk beds are bedroom beds that enjoy unchanging popularity. These are the most preferred beds for children, when siblings are to share a common room space. But why not go even further and opt for folding bunk beds? They have additional advantages that classic bunk beds lack.

Features of a good folding bunk bed horizontally retractable? Here they are:

Safety – both during sleep and during the day. Children love to jump, climb and roll on their beds. Smartbed Twins bunk beds have a system of comfortable, reliable barriers that fold together with the bed and guarantee freedom of movement and safety during use. In addition, both beds are based on solid steel frames reinforced with eccentrics – which guarantees that you can jump and play on them.

Ease of use – thanks to the mechanisms used with gas servomotors, opening and closing the beds is child’s play. Just raise the bed from below with one hand and it closes in just a few seconds. It is similar with opening. The beds, thanks to the retarders, open and close at a safe pace, and the mounted closing safeguards ensure that the bed does not fall suddenly on your head.

QUALITY AND RELIABILITY OF APPLIED MECHANISMS PROVIDES 10 YEARS WARRANTY OF USE.

Space saving – this is the undisputed advantage of folding bunk beds. Smartbed Twins can be used even in the narrowest and smallest bedrooms. During the day, just close them to gain a few meters of free space. But that’s not all. The classic version of Smartbed Twins, when closed, creates a smooth surface that blends harmoniously with the interior design and style.

The second solution is to use the Smartbed Single model at the bottom of the bed, i.e. a horizontally folding bed with a desk. The furniture top is the length of the bed so there is plenty of space to study and work. An additional advantage of the desk is that you can safely leave all your things on it before opening the bed. The desk folds under the bed. And all the textbooks, computer, notebooks will stay in their place.

Individual solutionsevery child is different and wants to emphasize it. Thanks to the wide range of colors and stylistic headboards, each of the beds can have a different character and be a cozy place to rest, different for everyone (example: photos below).

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After closing, if such are the expectations of users, the beds form a stylistically homogeneous whole. If the beds are also to be different in the daytime version, there is a possibility of any choice of front colors from among several dozen colors of the basic palette.

The Smartbed Twins bed has one more advantage: the possibility of freely installing bunk beds: wardrobe, library, cabinets for everyday items. Thanks to this Transforms furniture adapts to any space.

What else Smartbed Twins is a patented design for horizontally folding bunk beds.

Smartbed Twins bed dimensions:

Standard dimension: 217 x 209 cm high

Mattress dimensions: 90 x 200 cm

Maximum weight supported by a single metal base: 150 kg

Bed housing:

Bed body – 36 mm thick furniture board

Front and back of the bed – 18 cm thick board.

The depth of the furniture: 40 cm

Bedroom to size and folding bed

When we dream of a bedroom to size, the Smartbed V Sofa Box folding bed is the perfect solution,.

Even in a several-meter interior designed for a night’s rest you can save a place, and even increase its functionality.

The most important is the layout of the space. Therefore, especially when arranging a small room, it is worth considering a design with furniture to size.

Then, every element necessary in the bedroom can be exactly adapted to each other and the room’s possibilities.

Usually, from the bedroom, we expect that there will be a place for a wardrobe, a bedside table, and of course a bed.

Most often double bed. This is the minimum necessary.

It would be great if there was still space to hide the bedding and place,

on which you can sit, for example during the morning dress.

Now, imagine that one piece of furniture is enough to meet all these expectations.

A piece of furniture that creates additional space in the living space.

How is this possible?

The folding bed with the Smartbed V Sofa Box is:

  • comfortable, fully functional double folding bed
  • wardrobe building that will accommodate clothing
  • fold-out comfortable sofa, which can be used freely after folding the bed
  • under the sofa (opening) there is a drawer for bedding

Ah, and there was to be a bedside table. Please look at the photos from our last implementation: it is!

Because the size of this bedroom is really small, it uses an interesting solution for the night table.

The SALICE shelf slides out of the closet and creates a place where you can put down your phone, book, cup of tea.

When it is not needed, it disappears in the building. And during the day it can be used as a small table for the sofa.

Yes, with this solution there is no place for a bedside lamp.

But it is not a need. Lighting the interior of the bed with LED lamps gives a warm, gentle, intimate light.

You can read, relax and talk with him.

Additional amenities of this project are:

  • USB sockets in the walls of the bed (shown in the pictures)
  • Push-pull doors that open after lightly pressing the cabinet’s wall
  • Amber Dream mattress – optimally adjusted for thickness, hardness and other parameters to the requirements of the vertical folding bed

Here are other details of our last implementation:

Smartbed Box 120×200, in STANDARD 8685 Snow White

2-D wardrobe with shelf 160

A post with drawers

Wall Headrest 129×170 – PENTA 16

Amber Dream 120×200 mattress

 

A bed for a Single – Smartbed O

A bed for a single – the design has a new meaning.

In the past, a single couch has gone: narrow, often incoming, with a box for bedding under the mattress.

However, it is still on the bed, which must have its functions to a small extent

area of ​​the flat, with limited number of rooms.

What is the guiding principle when creating single beds?

Before you make the final decision, think about whether your potential bed is:

  • comfortable – sleep quality and convenience is a priority
  • save space – a small bedroom does not have to be cluttered with a large one
  • multifunctional – as found in the arrangement, when the living room also functions as a bedroom
  • modern – bad mattress, hard-working mechanisms, cheap solutions – will quickly bounce on your pocket
  • how many stylizations and solutions does the bed manufacturer offer you

If you care about all these aspects of the furniture, consider choosing a hide-and-seek bed horizontally.

Such as Smartbed O from Transforms. It meets all of these expectations and additionally:

  • has a 10-year operating warranty
  • has 10 days warranty on the quality of the cartridge used in ithas several dozen color versions of casings and soft elements
  • offers several versions of the program: from 90 cm up
  • picture of a multitude of building versions: from the bed itself to any other arrangement: libraries, wardrobes, shelves, lockers, etc.
  • has an additional option of expanding the bed with a comfortable sofa – and is functional in the living space
  • thanks to a multi-variant solution adapting to each stylization of the room
  • may have additional facilities: USB ports, electrical sockets, LED lighting, and even a program for remote opening
    But that’s not all. We have that the arrangement of the first apartment is no mean feat.Therefore, we use the system when ordering each of our beds.At the end will find out whether your bed for a single is all it can and offers?

How can you look your Smartbed About in the pictures from our latest implementation:

  • Smartbed O for 120×200 mattress.
  • Amber Dream mattress (10 years warranty on the contribution)
  • Housing and fronts – white 8685 SM
  • Wardrobe 100×240 – white 8685 SM
  • Extension over the bed216x49,5 – door – birch plywood
  • Upholstered headrest 208×100 – LANA 10 fabric,
  • Additional equipment: LED lighting and USB socket.

Smartbed V Sofa – “made to measure” hidden beds

What we really like about designing and building hidden beds is the fact that each implementation is unique.

Our offer includes:

beds hidden vertically and horizontally
single and double beds
retractable beds with the function of a sofa, table, desk, shelves
swivel bed
bunk beds
So the number of solutions and choice options is seemingly limited. Nevertheless, it did not happen that we would realize two, even similar to each other, stylistically or coloristically, projects. Thanks to the wide selection of finishes: fronts, enclosures, upholstery, each bed is truly unique, just like its owner. An additional advantage is the possibility of housing the bed in accordance with the arrangement of the room, the needs of the user or already functioning in the selected room furniture.

Often, we also deviate from accepted standard designs, implementing very individual projects. Bent sofa backrests, designing the sofa according to the pattern and concept of the interior designer, shortening the shelves, installing the grilles, taking the place of the TV screen, etc., etc. The only thing that limits us is the parameters of the frame and bed mechanism and … imagination.

Please, take a look at our latest Warsaw realization. Smartbed V Sofa 140×200. Most often and most often bought bed hidden Transform.

Here, in pastel delicate colors, which corresponds very well with the current season. Full of light and brightness, the arrangement that gives lightness to the whole, quite powerful after all, and highlights the interior finish.

It is a project with buildings in the form of bookshelves, which stood in the living room and will have two separate functions, depending on the time of day and the needs of users. And the carefully prepared buildings blend in perfectly with the bed space.

Here are the details of our June implementation:

The color of the casing and bed: body and back SN K022 / front and edge PE 0540

Colors of the sofa and headboard: Piano 13

At the client’s request, we installed a LED lighting system under the library, placed under the shelves.

What is your dream bed?

 

Bed hidden horizontally? Of course Smartbed O Sofa

 

A horizontally hidden bed is an excellent alternative to the classic version of beds hidden in a cabinet with vertical closing.

Recommended for people with lower height and space with low furniture. Both in the bedroom and in the living room.

This is the Smartbed O Sofa bed. At night, it provides comfortable sleep and convenience. It saves room space during the day.

A comfortable sofa – soft, spacious, with a modern design – gives you the opportunity to spend your time relaxing in a non-loaded environment

interior furniture.

Changing the arrangement of space from day to night is quick and easy – thanks to the use of a system of gas cylinders and decelerators.

The bed has self-leveling legs, which ensure the stability of the furniture and a peaceful rest.

Thanks to the sides of the sofa, which remain in place and form the sides of the bed and a soft headboard, it arises

an intimate and cozy place designed for comfortable relaxation and peaceful sleep.

Available rich color palette provides any style of furniture, depending on the needs and expectations of the client.

The Smartbed O Sofa bed can be a separate piece of furniture or be part of a larger building:

wardrobe, bookcase, spacious cabinets for everyday items.

The freedom of the bed arrangement gives the possibility of multiple and diverse functionalities and styles.

The latest exhibition model Smartbed O Sofa, available on the attached photos

to see, try and get to know each other in our Transforms store in Warsaw.

 

Description of the implementation visible in the pictures:

Smartbed O Sofa 140×200

Colors: body and bed – K014 Truffle Artisan Beach + Acrilic Mat 0190 AM BLACK

Sofa and headrest: Mustang 15

Mattress: Sembella Amber Dream

Additional equipment: LED lighting

Children’s room other than all

Children’s room is a challenge. For arrangement, keeping order. Satisfaction of young customers’ tastes.

Very often it is also a small room. And the needs of the children are growing every year.

The children’s room is a challenge also for another reason. By design, this is a place with several usages.

It should have:

  • comfortable bed to rest
  • friendly learning space
  • enough space to play and receive guests
  • arrangement including a room for all possible “must have” of a small user
  • take into account the tastes and preferences of the child

enable comfortable functioning both for an only child and siblings

To meet these expectations, a patented bed model – Smartbed Twin.

Its features are:

  • savings in space management – a bunk bed with a desk with a bed length is three furniture in one room space
  • comfort of use – Transforms beds, thanks to gas cylinders, children open with one hand in less than half a minute
  • safety – an ergonomic ladder and barriers to prevent falling on a bunk bed
  • reliable system – both beds are supported on solid steel frames reinforced with eccentrics
  • cosiness – upholstered bed sides with soft fabric increase the comfort of sleep and give a sense of intimacy
  • sleep comfort – Sembella mattresses adapt to the body and its arrangement
  • rich color – over 50 color versions in the standard offer
  • durability – the maximum weight for each bed is 150kg
  • solidity – the body of the bed is made of 36 mm thick furniture board. The front panel and back are made of 18 cm thick board.

 

Details of the implementation from the pictures:

Bed – Smartbed Single 90×200 + Smartbed Twin 90×200 + desk.

Colors: 7190 BS Mamba Green, 7113 BS Chilli Red, 8685 BS Snow White

Headrest: model: Slim 3D, colors – top – Aspen 14/15/13, bottom – Aspen 05/15/13

Additional equipment: LED lighting