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Now There's a Sofa That You Can Control With Your Phone

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Finally, a sofa that cares about what we want

The vision of the future that designers seem to be increasingly latching onto is a future where we can control everything with out smartphones—from the air conditioning, to our locks, to our kitchen herb gardens, to, now, a sofa. Italian architect Carlo Ratti has created this modular seating system called Lift-Bit, which can not be arranged into almost any configuration, but can be done so via phone commands, or by hovering a hand over one of the modules like some kind of wizard.

Carlo Ratti Associati launches "world's first Internet of Things sofa"