10 Easy Pieces: Bunk Beds for Kids' Rooms by

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 29, 2013

10 Easy Pieces: Bunk Beds for Kids' Rooms

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 29, 2013

Bunk beds are practical for space-strained living spaces and are, we have to admit, just plain fun. Here's our round up of bunk beds that will please kids and parents alike.

Oeuf Perch Bunk Bed, Remodelista  

Above: Slightly lower than a conventional bunk bed, the Oeuf Perch Bunk Bed is available in white/birch (shown) or white/walnut. The adaptable lower bed can be turned to form an L-shape; $1,590 at Oeuf.


Ikea Tromso Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: The Tromso Bunk Bed Frame in white powder-coated steel is $149 at Ikea. 


Nurseryworks Duet Bunk Bed, Remodelista  

Above: Nurseryworks Duet Bunk Bed incorporates a variety of storage options with two cabinets, six open cubbies, and three drawers under the bottom bed; $3,400 at 2Modern.

Bower Steel Bunk Bed, Remodelista  

Above: The simple powder coated steel Bower Bunk Bed is hand welded and features a lower bunk with locking casters. Available in ten colors including natural steel;$1,299 at Room and Board.

Argington White Bunk Bed, Remodelista  


Above: The Argington Brookline White Bunk Bed is made with renewable New Zealand FSC Certified pine. It also features an optional trundle bed to sleep a total of three; $949.


Maine Cottage Bunk Bed, Remodelista  

Above: Handcrafted in the US of solid poplar and maple, the Shutter Bunk Bed from Maine Cottage Furniture is available in a dizzying choice of fifty low VOC waterborne paint finishes (shown in Winter); $3,670. 

Ikea Mydal Wood Bunk Bed, Remodelista  

Above: The simple Mydal Bunk Bed Frame is crafted of solid pine; $159 at Ikea. 

Moda Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: The Moda Twin Over Twin Bunk Bed is made from solid maple and white medium density fiberboard with a lacquer finish. Available in all white, two wood finishes (maple shown) and eight painted maple finish colors; $1,899 at Room and Board.

Scoop Bunk Bed, Redmodelista

Above: The Scoop Bunk Bed features curved edges and a space-saving and naturally secure cut-out ladder. Made in Australia by Lilly & Lolly. Contact for pricing and shipping information. 


ducduc Alex Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: From ducduc, the Alex Bunk Bed System includes an upper bunk that sits atop an armoire and a lower bunk over a large storage drawer. Available in a wide array of finishes from rich woods to vivid colors; $4,345 at Layla Grace.

Casa Kids Marino Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: Made in Brooklyn of Baltic birch with a non-toxic water-based finish, the Marino Bunk Bed by Casa Kids is very compact and super sturdy. The round cut-outs serve as easy grip handles. The optional attachable tray (shown above) is available for $200.  Two additional options include a desk and shelf that attach on the ends; $2,200 (in natural finish). 

ducduc Austin Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: Another option with cubbie and drawer storage is ducduc's Austin Bunk Bed. Available in vivid colors or natural finishes (shown in white painted finish); $2,475 at Layla Grace.

Pottery Barn Belden Bunk Bed, Remodelista

Above: Resembling a built-in bunk, the Belden Bunk Bed features storage drawers and a fixed ladder. Available in white, chestnut or espresso finishes; $1,699 at Pottery Barn Kids.

If you are considering kid's beds, see our earlier Children's Beds Features for more inspiration. 

Have an opinion? Care to comment? We'd love to hear what you have to say.