The platform bed came up with the Japanese — they slept on a hill, inside of which hid the clothes, valuable things. The value of this design is obvious and the modern interior — and because its constantly upgrading and supplementing.
A platform bed is not like typical furniture. This is a special building, elevation on a specially made frame, complemented by the bearing elements. This files most often for fixing runway use logs, placed at a certain distance, which is selected depending on the expected load. And the upper part is decorated with and finished with, what can be used for soft carpet and even fur.
A bed with a podium in the bedroom
Types of beds-podiums
If to speak about such constructions in General, we can distinguish two basic kinds:
1. The traditional podium in the form of a wooden frame sheathed with, for example, plywood and carpeting. Sheathing is placed on top of the mattress.
2. A modern variant when the frame include built-in niches. They can be drawers for linen or even a bed, traveling on the rails.
Short podium as the base for the bed
Regardless of the type of construction, height of podiums is 20-50 cm These interior elements can additionally be equipped with stages, lighting or a special way to decorated.
There is another classification, which implies the division podiums on technical, decorative and combined.Technical help to hide communication in the room or serve a sophisticated system of storage, decorative and solve problems for the emphasis on the interior and zoning.
Runway with pull-out bed in the children’s bedroom
Combined models are also popular — in this case, the upper part of the podium can be used either as a bed under which are hidden boxes, or as a “floor” for dressing room, office, games (in this case, is a pull-out bed).
A podium with a round bed