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Auping Royal: the flagship bed

Auping Royal: the flagship bed

For Royal Auping we came up with the design for the new Royal, the flagship product of the famous Dutch bed manufacturer whose characteristics are: durabilty, style and an eye for detail.

Soft shapes in steel

We took care of the design for the whole bed, including the frame, legs, headboard, nighstand and bedside lamp. The Royal is a technical masterpiece with 10 motors and clever hinge systems. Despite all the technology, the frame couldn’t look too technical. During the design process we began looking at shapes and materials that would meet these requirements. The steel profiles are subtle and have a rounded appearance. Soft textiles, leather or wooden elements can be worked into the legs. As a result, the security you are looking for in a bed comes to the fore in the design.  


Special attention has been paid to the accessories. For example, take the curved wooden nightstand: the construction seems to float open. The bedside lamp is also a unique, modern design, of course furnished with an LED. The headboard is again based on the softness of textile or leather.

Because Auping wanted to do the engineering itself, we supported them during this phase by monitoring the balance between appearance and technology. A Senior designer at Auping said of us: “At Spark everyone really pitches in. That’s always stayed with me. I really like that.”