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MODERN BEDS
by Georgina Callan
A large wrap around headboard is the feature of this new bed designed by Luca
Nichetto for the firm De La Espada. The Dubois bed is available in premium hardwoods
such as American White Oak, American Black Walnut or European Ash with a variety
of options for stains as well as a range of luxurious fabrics to provide possibilities for the
Chelsea is a modern platform bed from Modloft available in queen, king and California
king. The bed has a polished steel base with a chrome finish, a metal frame and a faux
leather headboard available in three colors, white, slate and dusty gray.
As a central feature of a bedroom, a modern bed often does not include a box spring, only
a mattress. As a modernist, it’s important to decide whether the bed will be sleek, tidy, and
The aptly named “Frame” bed by Neri&Hu is made of a wooden frame with arm options,
to which items, such as a lamp or tray may be attached. The bed is also available in a
number of finishes on American White Oak, American Black Walnut or European Ash,
with options in upholstery materials.

Both the Dubois bed and the Frame bed are available at
delaespada.com
Available in Wenge and Eco Friendly White Leather or Wenge and Eco Friendly Dusty
Gray Leather, or Walnut and Eco Friendly White Leather, the Worth Platform Bed
comes with two side tables.  It is only sold in Queen and King sizes and has a weight
limit capacity of 450 lbs, but its Japanese style inspiration makes it an excellent
choice for lofts and large rooms.

Both beds are available from modloft.com

The Paola Navone Big Bed for Poliform, was conceived as an island in a bedroom. Its soft
contours invite comfort along with an integrated armrest or perch for books or magazines.
Fully upholstered, the mattress nestles within the frame.
The Ipanema Bed by Jean-Marie Massaud for Poliform focuses on contrasting materials for
the  headboard and side rails of the bed with options in wood finishes. Both the Big Bed
(2010) and Ipanema Bed (2013) are available at
poliformusa.com