Emily can't crawl yet - after all she is only 5 weeks old, but we can't help feel here at dad blog that when she does we need some way of containing her.

In steps the Kuutio Futon, a thick cotton mattress in the form of an opened cube with a zipper that runs round its rim.

Kuutio is the Finnish word for a cube. It is also the name of this design project in which the designers Susan Elo and Sirpa Fourastié approach the familiar form in a new way.

When folded in different ways and zipped up, it can be made into a bench, a stool, and an easy chair.

In its cube form, it converts into a storage for the bedding or . When not used, it can be packed away with ease.

Or as we think, for trapping your nippa in a soft box.

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