What to Look for in a Contemporary Platform Bed
We all want style and elegance for our home and, as warm and welcoming traditional furniture may be, modern furniture can be much more appealing and it all begins with a contemporary platform bed. What sets such a bed apart from the regular platform beds? Quite a few practical advantages, and everything in terms of design and colors.
So, let’s get into more details and see what platform beds entail, what options you have and what aspects you should consider before buying one.
In a modern platform bed, we see the old natural essences leaving room to elegant colors like black, white and irresistible chocolate; we see luxurious sculptured handles being replaced with Japanese decorations or silvery metal; we see the headboard dressed in leather and the footboard disappearing.
Storage space is the most important problem of our days and that can be easily noticed in the bedroom furniture as well. If one cannot trade personal comfort to save space, it is only natural to use the space wisely.
Thus, there is no such thing as a contemporary platform bed without at least one drawer, and some models accommodate up to four or six drawers where you can place beddings, off season clothes, books, toys, footwear and basically anything that can ease up the burden of the dresser. That is why beds in this category are often referred to as storage platform beds and are considered revolutionary lifestyle solutions.
The same aspects can be found in the bedroom set too. The nightstand is smaller and smartly shared. In fact, the drawer nightstand is a must in any bedroom furniture set, while the rest of the furniture pieces have smaller dimensions and sliding doors.
Contemporary or not, the children’s bedroom cannot accommodate a king size bed, just like the master bedroom cannot be reduced to a twin only bed. A queen platform bed, on the other hand, might satisfy all needs.
Although having the contemporary platform bed custom made to match given dimensions may appear a good choice at first sight, sticking to the traditional twin, king or queen dimensions is advisable in order to make sure you find a matching mattress.
The only aspects influencing comfort are the size, the storage possibilities and the platform. As far as the size is concerned, obviously, larger beds are more comfortable. In terms of storage possibilities, it is comfortable for one to have everything within reach, being clean beddings or the favorite book.
The platform provides good but rigid support for the mattress, which may feel a little firm and uncomfortable. The problem can be, of course, easily solved with a memory foam mattress that will not only improve the level of comfort the contemporary bed frame provides, but it will also save one from back and neck pain.
No matter if you choose to buy your furniture from a local retailer or online, you should keep your eyes open for special offers and details like price, assembly, free shipping and warranty, because you can never know when they come in handy.
If you keep in mind all the above, finding the best contemporary platform bed should be easy, so we wish you “good luck with your shopping and sweet dreams”!