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Transformer Furniture Hidden On Ceiling Deploys By Command

Having worked on the Tesla Model Y and the Apple Watch, when Sankarshan Murthy wanted to add more space to his families’ small Silicon Valley home, he chose to make the furniture transformable on command.

source/image(PrtSc): Kirsten Dirksen

Today, his startup Bumblebee Spaces sells a robotic ceiling system that can hide any furniture- beds, closets, bureaus- in the ceiling and deploy it with a simple voice command.

The system is not just a space saver, but a “Marie Kondo in the ceiling”, according to Murthy. It inventories all your possessions so you can easily find, sort or cull unused items.

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We visited the company’s first beta prototype in San Francisco’s South Park neighborhood. Here they installed a ceiling system to allow a one-bedroom home inside a coliving space to morph between bedroom, living room and closet with a click or a command.