Susan Magrino Agency
“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.”
A genius place for houseguests to sleep.
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.
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
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
Castro Convertibles’ ottoman opens up to a single bed for your overnight guest.
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
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The Castro Convertible Ottoman is a footrest by day and a comfy twin-sized bed by night