Low Level Beds are manufactured by Danish company Karup Design.. Their speciality is manufacturing these beds from sustainable sources. Redwood Pine is the timber mostly used and it’s highly regarded in Scandinavian furniture trade.
Consequently, you will know the wood used in the making of our beds is special. And it bears an FSC ® kite mark, please look at the link. You will be sharing an eco friendly, environmentally aware future and with luck it will lead to Better Sleep.
Trying to understand why this style of bed is so popular should start with an examination of their versatility.
In the Far East and Asia the prevailing culture in most homes is eating and sleeping quite low to the floor. In Japan Tatami Mats are used for flooring and the use of sliding doors makes it easy to close or expand spaces within the home.
Therefore if you want to recreate that Asian “feel” or minimalist style of living iwe can help. It can be achieved by using low tables to eat and a Low Level Bed frame to sleep. We have various that incorporate Tatami Mats. Finally the “look” is finished with a futon mattress on top of the Tatami Mats..
Contemporary living in the UK often means adapting older houses, so they are reshaped and re purposed. To satisfy the demands of inter generational living, use is made of dead or under used space. This is usually lofts and cellars. These are often the first places that are turned into new bedrooms and leisure rooms for the family.
Lofts and cellars are spaces that often have low ceilings. A great many are situated under pitched roofs and other unusual ceiling shapes. It’s difficult when the height of a room makes the function for sitting and sleeping awkward. But a solution is to use a Low Level Beds. Life becomes a lot easier in those spaces when you can avoid bumping your head on the rafters.
Living space is at a premium in urban areas. There’s a trend for basements to be dug out and the extra space is used for family or leisure rooms or spare bed rooms. These spaces with rooms that have low ceilings or raised floors require inventive thinking. Low Level Beds and futon furniture in its basic form offer a comfortable, versatile and affordable solution.
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