In collaboration with designer Yves Behar from
According to CEO Hasier Larrea, the Ori furniture model has been tested around the United States in the last year. “This time has given us the opportunity to perfect our Ori Full and Ori Queen models, which will allow people to transform small living spaces with the tap of a finger into spacious bedrooms, comfortable living rooms, beautiful closets, and so much more,” she said
Influenced by the growing number of urban micro-apartments and amount of people living in smaller spaces, Larrea and four others initially created a prototype called
Moving the unit is easy, thanks to a button that when pushed, will slide the unit back against a wall to make more space for the living area. If you’re confused as to what this might look like, Ori created a
Given this robotic prowess, development companies wanting to buy the units for their properties will have to pay a steep price. At $10,000, Ori Systems aren’t exactly the most financially-sound purchases for those of us not living in a small apartment by choice. But given the rising
This story was originally published on June 10, 2017. It has been updated with new information.
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