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Why Not Do a Bunk?

Jonathan Warren

12.07.2010

Interior Design and Lifestyle

Jonathan Warren
Barcelona White Bunk BedBunk beds seem to have been used in children’s bedrooms forever and are sometimes dismissed when looking to create a child’s bedroom as old hat and out of date. Nothing could be further from the truth, as these days bunk beds are fun and funky and come in a wide assortment of colours, materials, shapes and designs. One obvious benefit of using bunk beds in the layout of a bedroom is the space saving factor. They are ideal for box rooms or in a house where space is limited and are great way to free up space. Bunk beds are also available in a wide price range so are an option no matter what budget is available. Cresta Pine  is a company who manufacture wooden beds using pine from sustainable forests in Scandinavia. Their strong, hard wearing bunk beds are top end products and the Cresta Pine manufactured Blue Bunk bed is a simple design made to a very high standard. Kids love bunk beds because they are fun and lend themselves to a whole gamut of themed ideas for a room. Sailing ships, pirates, spacecraft, castles, you can let your imagination run wild. Your child will love playing in a bedroom (and bed) with a theme and it can make bedtimes a lot less stressful for parents and children. The Barcelona bunk bed finished in White is made by Julien Bowen and it is popular for a couple of reasons. One is the colour which makes it pretty versatile when it comes to decor and also gives it a modern feel. The other great thing about the Barcelona Bunk Bed  (PIctured)is the substantial gap between the bunks, making the bottom bunk ideal for adults. Bunk beds and cabin beds are not restricted to use in children’s rooms. You can also get three sleeper bunk beds, which have a standard bunk on top but have double bed on the bottom and can be used in any bedroom. Loft style bunk beds are perfect for older children, teenagers and young adults. This type of bunk bed is really versatile and various configurations of desks, chairs and other furniture pieces can fit underneath. The Hyder Comic Studio Bunk is a good example of a bed like this. It is extremely stylish and includes a tempered glass shelf and desktop (that meets all the UK safety criteria) giving it a truly up to date appearance. Bunk beds might have been around a long time, but the classic practical design makes them timeless. New modern looking bunk beds take the classic design and add a new twist making them a real option in bedroom design today and we’re sure for many generations to come.

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Jonathan Warren

Jonathan Warren

Time4Sleep owner