Top 5 Modern Leather Platform Beds

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Top 5 leather platform beds from the finest Italian bedroom furniture manufacturers.

1. Dylan by Cattelan

Designed by Andrea Lucatello, Dylan platform bed is entirely upholstered in soft leather with a “v” shaped profile and a floating platform.

Dylan Leather Platform Bed by Cattelan Italia

Dylan Leather Platform Bed by Cattelan Italia

2. Twice by Matteo Grassi

Designed by Franco Poli, Twice platform bed by Matteo Grassi is entirely upholstered in leather and available with or without the leather net canopy with patented cutting pattern.

Twice Leather Platform Bed by Matteo Grassi

Twice Leather Platform Bed by Matteo Grassi

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Top 5 Wood Modern Platform Beds

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

1. Selex Blok by Milmueble

Ingenious design with a walk-on platform that incorporates fluorescent lighting elements, the Selex Blok modern platform bed is further customizable with the frame and accent finishes which consist of luxurious woods, sleek lacquered woods and leather elements, all of which yield to a striking effect of asymmetry, intrigue and sophisticated modernity.

Selex Blok Walk-on Platfom Bed by Milmueble

2. Altomare by Fimes

Designed by Liliana Leone and Luca Mazzari, Altomare Bed is finished in wood with a curved headboard that makes this stunning modern bed a great element for a corner or a linear layout in a contemporary bedroom setting. The curved headboard and the ergonomic nightstands with plenty of storage are further complimented by the light fixture in the center of the headboard.

Altomare Platform Bed by Fimes

Altomare Platform Bed by Fimes

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Italian Leather Furniture – The Meaning of Magic

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Simboli 420 Leather Sectional Sofa by Incanto

Simboli 420 Leather Sectional Sofa by Incanto

Translate the word magic to Italian and you will get Incanto, but in the furniture, especially in the upholstered leather furniture world, Incanto stands for much more…it defines an Italian attitude towards luxury.  Some people believe that luxury is a matter of choice, but it is much more than that – it is of absolute necessity, that is, once you understand its philosophy.  Setting a benchmark of taste and craftsmanship for the truly discerning and sophisticated, the idea of ‘luxury’ is best embodied in the rich, exquisite spirit of Incanto Italian leather sofas.  A bold manifestation interlaced with the classic and the contemporary, the subtle and the opulent, where aesthetic beauty is delicately balanced with ultimate in comfort.  When you sit in one of Incanto’s sofas or sectionals, your body reacts first – to the comfortable seating, then your sense of touch – to the silky top grain genuine Italian leather upholstery, finally leading your eyes to observe the sense of timelessness epitomized into the design of each and every article. Read More

Top 10 Modern Furniture Unique Designs

Monday, December 28th, 2009

There are so many modern furniture extraordinary designs out there with sculptural capacities, ones that serve a practical purpose but also generate a conversation and help decorate the space at hand with a unique, inventive, and utterly unexpected character.  Our top 10 contemporary furniture extraordinary designs were chosen based on their level of craftsmanship, artistic imagination and practical utility.

1. Divina Sofa by Fabio Novembre for Driade is litterarly a sculpture integrated as a back of a sofa.  Available in limited edition, Divina Sofa features a stainless steel structure with quilted black leather upholstery and a female silhouette in black polyurethane.

Divina Sofa by Fabio Novembre for Driade

Divina Sofa by Fabio Novembre for Driade

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Platform Beds Myths

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
Selex Rex Platform Bed by Milmueble

Selex Rex Platform Bed by Milmueble

Platform beds have been around for decades and have become extremely popular as well as bountiful in the options that are available to today’s consumer.  However, some folks are still hesitant for a number of reasons, most of which are in lieu of misinformation or not enough of it.  Platform beds have become more popular in the last 5 years as there has been an increase in demand for modern furniture and in particular modern bedroom furniture in United States.  Here are some popular arguments against a platform bed and an explanation that discharges these arguments. Read More