Your bedroom’s focal point is the bed, so it is crucial to get it right. There are so many choices, so you will need to think about size, style, and other elements in order to choose the right bed for your space.
Types of beds
To achieve a cohesive look, the basic design of your bed must match your decorating preferences. These are some of the most sought-after styles:
- Canopy Beds – These bedsteads are a traditional design that has a tall frame. It was originally made to hold curtains, which kept the heat from the room. They are architecturally beautiful and stylish today. Just make sure you measure the height of your ceiling to ensure it fits.
- Platform beds: These platform beds are modern in design and eliminate the footboard. To emphasize their horizontal lines, they look great with low-profile boxsprings or bunky boards. These trendy styles look great in modern homes.
- Traditional beds: These traditional bedsteads have a headboard, footboard, and side rails. They look great with standard box springs. These beds are available in many materials and can be used in both transitional decor and rooms that were inspired by an older era.
These are some of the most popular bed types. It all comes down to your space requirements (does it need a more sleek profile to fit in a smaller area? Your personal style. All of the bed frames are available in standard sizes to fit both adults’ and children’s rooms.
- Bunk bed This is an icon for shared kids rooms and requires literal “climbing into bed!”
- Futon This is one of the most unusual bed frames. It’s basically a sofa that can be folded into a bed. It’s the perfect design for small spaces, thanks to its two-in-one functionality.
- Platform/Panel bed:Panel or platform beds are more common. They look exactly like the bed you see in your mind. The look is defined by four legs and a headboard, sideboard, footboard and footboard.
- Storage bed: A storage bed is a platform/panel bed that extends beyond the mattress platform. Instead of the bottom of the bed reaching the floor, it extends to the ground. The area between the mattress and floor contains storage drawers.
- Sleigh bed A panel/platform bed that curves as a sleigh, the sleigh is one of many types of beds. It adds character and style to any space.
Materials for Bed
Next, think about what material you would like to see in your Hugo & Sons Chesterfield bed.
Wood – This is the most widely used material. Wood beds can be stained and painted in any color. Wood is a versatile material that can be used to make beds with straight lines or curved headboards.
Metal: Metal bed designs are clean and can be used in both industrial or modern spaces. They also work well in “shabby chic” interiors. They are also extremely durable.
Fabric Upholstery. Although the bedframe is made from wood or metal, upholstered beds have padding wrapped in fabric to give it a plush look. They are often tufted to give them a plump, quilted appearance.
Standard mattresses can be accommodated in all beds. These dimensions are for standard mattresses. You will need to add a few inches to the sides for the bed frame. To choose the most comfortable mattress, consider the number of people sleeping and the height of each person.
- Twin: 38′ x 75″, one sleeps
- XL Twin 38″ x80″, Sleeps 1
- Full 53″ x 75″, sleeps one or both
- Queen: 60′ x 80″, two beds
- King: Size 76″x80″, Sleeps 2
- California King 72″ x 80″, sleeps two
How to Choose the Best Headboard
When narrowing down your selections of bed frames, consider which type of headboard you would like. Think about the things you do in bed most often. A metal or wood headboard is best for you if you are prone to falling asleep straight after a long day. As you won’t be leaning against the headboard, you can choose a headboard made of slats and open grillwork.
An upholstered headboard is a good option if you like to lie down in your bed and read or watch TV. You will feel like you are sitting on a comfortable couch when you use these padded headboards. Solid wood headboards are an option, provided you have extra pillows to soften your back.
Beds for small spaces
Storage beds are a great way to make the most out of a small bedroom. These beds have built-in drawers that can be used to store extra space underneath your mattress. This makes it easy to live with a smaller dresser.
Before you decide on the size bed for your small space, measure it carefully. You can save space by choosing Twin- or Full-size beds that are several inches shorter than other mattress types.