A furniture designer has developed a flip-up storage bed. Available in natural acacia or white painted finish, its uses a hydraulic lift mechanism to access the storage area under the mattress. 

The double bed retails for roughly $858 and is sold under the British brand Kids Avenue. That includes the raised frame, integrated exterior shelving (which doubles as a step up), and the storage underneath. The bed lifts to help users push the mattress up and hold it in the open position. The mattress rests on a European-style wood slat box spring.

The bed’s simple design and efficient storage will suit anyone from a young child to an apartment owner short on space.