When artists and curators come to visit the Museion, a contemporary art museum in Northern Italy, they don’t stay in a Marriott. No, those lucky souls get to stay in a residence named theAtelierhouse, designed by Italian designer Harry Thaler.
The Atelierhouse is a minimal sort of concrete space: grey slab floors; whitewashed walls (one of all windows); simple, vaguely Scandinavian-looking blonde wood furniture. But what we really like are the beds. Instead of splitting the room up into multiple sections, the sleeping furniture are modified Murphy beds–beds that fold down from the wall (or from within their own containers).
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