Design Interior Design Steven M. Johnson Designs Transformer Furniture for the Home/Office By Lloyd Alter Design Editor University of Toronto Lloyd Alter is Design Editor for Treehugger and teaches Sustainable Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Lloyd Alter Updated October 11, 2018 ©. Steven M. Johnson Share Twitter Pinterest Email Design Tiny Homes Architecture Interior Design Green Design Urban Design TreeHugger has shown many desks that disappear, but Steven Johnson's design for a transformer desk that rotates into a sofa has a lot going for it. I am not sure that integrating a television and entertainment center was such a good idea; one usually wants to sit on the sofa when watching TV. But hey, there is the transformer Ottoman to sit on.