Our high-technology information society demands steadily accelerating speed. We meet in cyberspace, where distance is eliminated - and when we meet in person, we take a plane or high-speed train. Looking further into the future, cars will probaly be replaced by small spaceships ad relaxation from this hectic, stressful life may consists of a ticket for a space cruise - Titanic II!?
An inflatable piece of furniture would be best for such a means of transport. It takes up litlle space when folded up and weights very little - saving the space cruiser's fuel. If there is a collision or tubulence, this soft, inflatable furniture will cause minimal damage.