Lenovo reveals furniture range designed for its 27-inch Windows 8 touch-PC

Lenovo started selling the massive 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon all-in-one touchscreen PC running on Windows 8 in April, but what do you do with such a big PC once you have it in your home? This week, Lenovo revealed three different custom furniture designed to incorporate the giant device, including one made for children.

Lenovo's press release shows off the "Treehouse" model, created by Judson Beaumont of Straight Line Designs, that looks like it would be right at home in a child's bedroom. Beaumont is quoted as saying:

Technology has become an important part of everyday living, and this design showcases Horizon’s ability to interact with children and people of all ages, enabling them to discover, create and play. Much more than a piece of furniture, the Treehouse is an extension of creativity and fun with a secret hiding spot underneath for toys; a child’s dreams come true.

Lenovo's other two furniture designs are made for more conventional PC tasks. One is "The Next," created by Input Creative Studio, that's made for a "family game night" scenario. The other design, shown below, is called "AT-UM." Made by UM Project designer François Chambard, the furiture was made to incorporate the IdeaCentre Horizon in an office setting,

While Lenovo is showing off these pieces, they are not actually selling them directly. Instead, prospective buyers of the IdeaCentre Horizon PC can contact the furniture designers directly for availability and a price quote.

Source: Lenovo | Images via Lenovo

Report a problem with article
Previous Story

YouTube to open up live streaming to more channels

Next Story

Outgoing Intel-CEO has just one regret: Missing out on the iPhone

17 Comments - Add comment