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Morri­son Bed

c. 1991

by Jasper Morrison
for Cappellini

Morri­son Bed

by Jasper Morrison
for  Cappellini

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Designed over two decades ago, the Morri­son Bed designed by Jasper Morri­son for Cappellini is an elegant and straight­for­ward design that remains one of our favorites. The recti­lin­ear plat­for­m’s minimal reveal creates the illu­sion that the mattress is an inte­gral part of the form. The attached head­board is a gently curved verti­cal form that creates a beau­ti­ful foil to the hori­zon­tal plane support­ing the mattress. 

The Morri­son Bed frame is composed of fir, poplar plywood, and metal with staves in beech plywood and padding in multi-density polyurethane foam. Its slightly canted feet are in natural polished aluminum. The uphol­stery covers used on the hori­zon­tal and verti­cal portions are fully removable.


Jasper Morrison

United Kingdom

Jasper Morrison is a British designer, born in London in 1959. He is best known for his industrial design work that uses thoughtful design to create mass-produced pieces using advanced technology. Morrison’s design work encompasses furniture design, product design, art direction, and authoring design books. Morrison studied at the Kingston Polytecnic Design School and The Royal College of Art in London, earning both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Design.

Throughout the 2000’s he designed kitchen appliances for Rowenta, and opened the Jasper Morrison Shop in 2008 in the building adjacent to his design studio. Morrison has collaborated with many companies throughout his career, including Aram, Cappellini, Vitra, Alessi, Flos, Magis, Rosenthal, Camper, Kettle, and Maharam. In 2014 Morrison created furniture for Tate Modern. Throughout his career he has written books about design, including A Book Of Things, Everything But The Walls, and A World Without Words.

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