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Here’s a first: a high-tech transforming sofa that’s controlled with a touchpad. Put simply, “using a built-in touch pad, the pillows on this futuristic piece of furniture unfurl like the fingers on an open palm, creating a bed, chaise lounge, or anything else you can think up.” Click here for more pictures.

Welcome to the future! It’s an exciting place. We’ve got plexiglass chairs, faucets with chipsets, and this innocent-looking couch from designer Matali Crasset. What’s so futuristic about a piece of furniture, pray tell?

[via GizmodoFastCoDesign]

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