Japanese Platform Bed, is it like a Futon?
Created out of a frame of wood or metal with a flat panel of wood or wood slats on top, they replace the traditional mattress and box spring set for something simpler and more unique. They are called platform beds because they give the appearance of sleeping on a table, However, they sit up at a low height over the floor offering a low profile and wide, yet spacious design that differs from a traditional bed frame.
Although there are a lot of different styles that you can buy, one of the most unique and sought after is the Japanese platform bed. These are both very elegant in design and very practical. Modeled after Japanese furniture, they are almost always made out of beautiful wood materials and feature wooden slats to support the mattress. They can be purchased with or without a headboard and are traditionally wide to create a stunning visual effect. They are often purchase with Tatami mats, which are the traditional Japanese style mats that can turn any bedroom into a tranquil and relaxing space.
Some of the most beautiful designs for a Japanese platform bed are bamboo wood bed frames, which complete the Japanese look. You can also purchase natural and walnut stained wood, which also look very stunning. Although you can purchase a few models at local furniture stores, you are more than likely going to find the best prices and value on the internet. Most stores on the web that feature something like it will have a greater selection and description than that of a local outlet store. You can also find better quality online than elsewhere.
If you are looking to complete the look of a Zen paradise in your bedroom, than you should really consider a platform bed in the Japanese style. They not only provide the look of elegance and simplicity, but they are also very comfortable to sleep in. Many people claim that their experience sleeping in a Japanese platform bed is the best sleep they’ve ever had. Although part of this experience might be due to the actually look of peace and tranquility the bed brings, more often than not they just happen to be more comfortable. Give it a try and see for yourself, you’ll love it.
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