The Futuristic 1959 Luxury Bed That Literally Does Everything

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This luxury bed of the future as envisioned in 1959 had built-in phone and control panels for the lights in the room, a small kitchenette hidden inside a drawer, and was also a power bed able to raise and lower. The two-twin bed configuration slides together or apart in what is the epitome of 1950s sitcom glam, but with a futuristic luxury twist. And how much did this space age bed weigh? A mere 2,500 pounds!

Other modern conveniences they thought up were electrified facial care (so very prevalent today) and a tape player for listening to music in bed (or if career ladies wanted to dictate work notes before bed!). Some aspects of the future they couldn’t have predicted: the decline of the fur industry, and the idea that in the future we’d still be bringing milk inside in the morning! Have a look below in this fun British Pathé newsreel below.

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The Futuristic 1959 Luxury Bed That Literally Does Everything

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