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Bernadette Castro wins Graymoor Award
Featured in: Newsday
Date: December 15, 2017
My Experience, or lack thereof, with the Vietnam War
Featured in: Huffington Post
Date: October 17, 2017

“The wildly popular 50’s/60’s Castro Convertible Television commercials featuring owner Bernard Castro’s 4 year-old daughter, Bernadette Castro, easily converting a sofa into a bed brought the name Castro into many households before Fidel Castro became a prominent political figure.”

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Have a Great Weekend
Featured in: A Cup of Jo
Date: March 20, 2015

A genius place for houseguests to sleep.

Small-Space Living
Featured in: Houzz
Date: February 17, 2015

Whether you live in a petite rural cottage or a city studio, coping with a compact space is not always easy. But with the right furnishings, living in a small space doesn’t have to mean sacrificing comfort or style.

Hall of an honor
Featured in: Long Island Business News
Date: October 27, 2014

The American Furniture Hall of Fame this week announced the induction of Bernard Castro, late founder of iconic Long Island-based furniture company Castro Convertibles

THE CEO OF CASTRO CONVERTIBLES SHARES THE IMPORTANCE OF ENTHUSIASM AND A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
Featured in: Long Island PULSE
Date: June 23, 2014
DESIGN TREND: HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT
Featured in: Gulfshore Life
Date: March 26, 2014

Castro Convertibles also offers now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t 33- and 39-inch ottoman-single beds, and two new limited-edition slipcovers created by Modra Designs and Fernando Apodaca

Editor’s pick: Fold out this ottoman for an instant guest room
Featured in: Metro NY
Date: December 10, 2013

Castro Convertibles’ ottoman opens up to a single bed for your overnight guest.

SLATE.COM – RULE #17 BUY THIS OTTOMAN
Featured in: Slate.com
Date: September 26, 2013

It does everything!

If you often play host to overnight guests, and you don’t have a dedicated guest room, where should your guests sleep? The answer, clearly, is: The ottoman.

Don’t fret: I am not proposing that your visitors sleep curled up like little cats atop a mere footstool. I speak of the Castro Convertible Ottoman, which rather miraculously folds out into twin bed. The advantage it offers over other venerable solutions to the where-should-guests-sleep conundrum—including the pull-out couch, the futon, and the Aerobed—is comfort. Featuring a firm foam mattress that rests atop sturdy wooden slats, the Castro Convertible spares your guests the special sensation of a metal crossbar prodding their lumbar regions, or the need to wake in the night to reinflate a leaky air mattress. And it spares you the college-dorm indignity of having a futon in your home

A Space Odyssey
Featured in: New York Post
Date: August 8, 2013

Feeling Cramped? 10 Items that will give you a bit of breathing room.
The Castro Convertible Ottoman is a footrest by day and a comfy twin-sized bed by night