A Wooden Bed Frame Adds A Design Touch

Wooden Bed FrameA bed frame is critical to modern or contemporary bedroom furniture designs. They provide a comfortable sleeping surface – and that is the practical aspect. They also make the bedroom an inviting warm and gorgeous space. The terms contemporary and modern to describe furniture design can sometimes confuse the common man. The term ‘modern’ usually refers to a specific school of design, while the term contemporary refers to furniture designed after the 1980s. They both have similar simple, sleek, clean and uncluttered designs.

Contemporary bedroom furniture is available in all price ranges and styles that appeal to both the super wealthy and the ordinary salaried person too. This is because you can have elegant king modern beds that grace the master bedroom of a large villa. You can also have contemporary bedroom furniture like platform beds and bunk beds that a middle class family will go for to save space. Some of the space saving devices that you can find in contemporary bedroom furniture include – a trundle bed or small drawers that can fit under a platform frame, a small bookshelf fixed to the headboard or even convenient shelves fitted under the platform frame.

Contemporary canopy bed frames is a traditional bed style that has been modified to suit the modern customer. Contemporary canopy bed frames can be made from wood or metal with clean minimalist designs. Metal contemporary canopy bed frames are usually made from wrought or cast iron and can come in many colors. Wrought iron is more expensive and heavy, so it is difficult to move around. Make sure you get a soft, firm futon mattress that is more suited to this bed frame rather than a box spring mattress.

There are primarily two types of canopy bed frames – traditional European and traditional Chinese. The former was used in the 16th and 17th centuries when bedrooms where part of great halls and a canopy bed provided privacy to a sleeping couple. Traditional Chinese canopy beds are delicate in designs with carvings of Chinese dragons and beautiful lattice work. A solid wood bed frame is popular because it is long lasting, comes in many styles and it can be easily matched with the rest of the bedroom furniture.

A solid wood bed frame is made from the following types of wood:
• Oak
• Cherry
• Ash
• Maple
• Pecan
• Rosewood
• Walnut
• Redwood
• Mahogany
• Redwood
• Cedar
• Teak

Teak is popular because it is does not perish or warp easily even during cold weather and is reasonably priced compared to certain other types of wood. Sometimes, a combination of different woods is used to give a special look to the bed frame. So, the exposed part of the bed frame could be made using expensive mahogany and the underside and slats manufactured with poplar or plywood that is cheap.

This kind of combination makes solid wood bed frame look attractive and yet priced competitively too. Those who cannot afford expensive veneering can go in for prints, paintings or engravings on the wood. The finish of the solid wood bed frame must be done using wax, paint, lacquer or oil. Natural finished solid wood bed frames give a classical look while the painted ones give a more funky and modern look. Those who want an airy atmosphere in their bedroom can opt for wooden bed frames painted in white. With similar satin or cotton bedding and some plants on the window sill, you can achieve a lovely, cool atmosphere.

Leather platform bed will transform an otherwise ordinary bedroom and make it look grand. While black and deep brown are the common colors for leather platform bed, these days, you do get funky colors like red, cream and white. The base of leather platform bed is usually made from wood. Those who want a pure and simple décor can go for a white leather platform bed like the ‘Orion King Size White Leather Bed’. This has white leather paneling with white upholstery and white headrest that is comfortably cushioned.

Black leather platform beds – a perennial favorite – are available with the footboard and side panels also covered in black leather. This gives a lovely, warm ambiance to the bedroom. In modern times, with more people preferring to be eco-friendly and not use pure leather, Leatherette – a kind of faux leather is gaining in popularity. It is much cheaper than real leather, has the same look and lasts long too. So get a beautiful leatherette platform bed and enhance the beauty of the bedroom.

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