While a lower bed gives the appearance of more space, a taller bed looks more cohesive in a room with high ceilings. For design purposes, lower beds better suit contemporary and modern decor, while taller beds complement a traditional or a modern-glam aesthetic.
Are platform beds too low?
A platform bed is a modern sleep solution that is roughly 18 inches off the floor, including the mattress. Some may consider a platform bed too low because when youre standing beside it, it will reach to the top of your shin.
How can I raise my platform bed higher?
1. Fly Higher with Risers. Bed risers are a simple and cost-effective way to raise the top of your bed. Typically made of wood, metal, or plastic, bed risers are small support stands that are placed under the legs of the bed—thus raising the entire bed a few inches.
Why are low beds popular?
A lower bed is minimal in appearance and delivers a timeless style. Because its so low to the ground, it makes the room seem more spacious. Typically, a low bed is less bulky. Another aesthetically pleasing benefit to a lower bed is that you dont need a bed skirt.
Why do we sleep on raised beds?
Some researchers believe that sleeping on the floor allows your spine to be in the most neutral position because, without any additional cushioning, the body can adapt and distribute pressure all around the mattress surface area. This can help minimize back and neck pain.