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Valkyrie Bed

CompanyRockwell Collins
Lead DesignersAlex Lei Velet
Design TeamAdvance Design Studio
ClientRockwell Collins
Prize(s)Silver in Transportation / Aircraft/Aerospace
Entry Description

A bed and a seat, not a bed that was a seat or a seat that can be a bed. The Valkyrie Bed is a new solution to an old problem; How to make a seat also a comfortable place to sleep? When transforming a seat to a bed there is a compromise, but when each feature is allowed to serve its singular purpose we are able to focus on improving both conditions. The Valkyrie seat is a comfortable seat to work, eat and lounge in, but when it is time to sleep the seat folds away and a full size mattress comes out of the console. This benefits the passenger by giving a more luxurious experience and benefits t