Create An Instant Living Room Sofa

Spotted on The Coveteur: the use of camp cots as additional seating in the 1960s-inspired the Parisian loft of fashion design couple Jerome Dreyfuss and Isabel Marant. Recreate the look with the following pieces.

Above: Dreyfuss’ colorful and bohemian loft. On The Coveteur, he says: “For my house, I always have been inspired by California. It is filled with pieces from the 60′s and books about architecture.”

Above: A well-priced and sturdy option is the canvas and wood Maine Heritage Cot by Byer of Maine; $99.50.

Above: Any army blanket will add warmth and texture; here the Rothco Olive Drab Wool Blanket can be sourced from Camping Survival; $19.99

Above: For color, Crate & Barrel’s Brinkley 18-Inch Pillows are made from double-ply, hand-dyed cotton in a variety of shades like moss, mustard, denim, and red; $24.95.

What are your DIY living room ideas? Visit Remodelista‘s Design Sleuth posts for more inspiration on how to incorporate comfort and style into your home.


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Alisha F.
Alisha F.2 years ago

I like all information that you provide in your articles.
corner sofas

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

doesnt look to comfy...

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Christine W.3 years ago

Thanks for sharing!

Als S.
Alysia S.3 years ago


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Pamela W.
Pamela W.3 years ago

Sorry, but that looks to be very uncomfortable! Ouch, I can feel it digging into my legs just thinking about it!

rene davis
rene davis3 years ago

better out on a patio!

Linda Hudson
Linda Hudson3 years ago

think with some thought I could come up with a litle sturdy idea like using old door for base & lots of blankets pillows etc or using crates they use at grocery stores or old surf board for love seat see ideas r endless

Miranda Parkinson

better out on a patio!

Magdalen B.
Magdalen B.3 years ago

I'm sure it would tip over easily.