Platform Bed Types For Your Bedroom

Platform Bed Types For Your Bedroom

Platform beds have been used for thousands of years and remain a popular furniture category.

Platform beds are one of the oldest kinds of bed frames in the world. The simple use of a platform bed is to raise the mattress off the ground and lay it on a flat or slatted platform. Platform beds have been used for thousands of years and remain a popular furniture category around the world. Out of the platform bed styles, the most usual are, contemporary, mission, traditional, space-saving, and eco-friendly. Read on to learn more about each type of platform bed.


A contemporary platform bed style is used with Scandinavian or Minimalist styles. Its identified by its simple, straight lines and low profile. Contemporary platform beds are absent of any embellishments added for pure aesthetics. These platforms beds typically come in oak, maple, or mahogany.


Like all traditional furniture, a bed of this kind of style echoes the timeworn visual touches that have traveled with us for countless centuries traditional style platform beds usually are more ornate with possible carvings and detailed designs.


Modern designs refer to the design style created in the 1920s through the 1950s. Platform beds in this type are recognizable by their clean, polished, sleek, flowing lines. The use of natural materials like linen, leather, teak, and wood is very well-known. Furniture is very open and raised off the floor for allowing a spacious and airy feeling. With modern style platform beds, there can be a lot of crossover with any contemporary beds. The concept is that a piece of modern furniture has an updated design, and strays away from any traditional or old fashioned inspiration.


Mission style platform beds emphasize simple horizontal, vertical lines and flat panels, accentuating the grain of the wood. These kinds of platform beds are recognized for their beauty, elegance, strength, and permanency.


Space-saving platform beds, otherwise known as storage beds or captain’s beds, contain a smaller set of drawers or shelves underneath the mattress. These types of beds can be designed in all kinds of styles and may be raised even higher than traditional platform beds to accommodate any extra storage space. Keep shoes, clothes, and any other personal necessities in these drawers for easy access.

People have been sleeping on Platform beds since beds were beds, and they still hold up to this date. Come to Mattress Peddlers to look at our wide selection of platform beds!


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