ISSUE 34  |  Children's Summer

10 Easy Pieces: Kids’ Modern Beds

August 22, 2012 10:30 AM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

The kids’ furniture market has grown–and grown up, fortunately. Here are our choices for simple, functional, and well-designed twin beds (not just reserved for the under-twelve set).

Above: The Parsons Twin Bed shown in green. The powder metal frame is available in nine different colors; $699 from Room and Board.

Above: Designed by a Toronto architect, the Pluunk Twin Bed with maple finish is a custom order with the drawers sold separately; $1,900 from Inquisitive Kid.

Above:The Scholar Twin Bed with tubular steel frame; $699 from Crate and Barrel.

Above: The Modu-Licious Twin Bed by Blu-Dot shown in maple and also available in graphite-on-oak and walnut. The drawers come in a choice of six color finishes; $1,299 at YLiving.

Above: The Alex Youth Bed from Duc Duc with wood frame available in twenty color options; $1,150 at 2modern.

Above: The Oeuf Sparrow twin bed is a modern take on the sleigh bed. The roll-out trundle is sold separately; $898 at Oeuf.

Above:The Campo Twin Platform Bed; shown in maple and is also available in cherry and walnut; $899 at Room and Board.

Above: Duet Twin Bed by Nurseryworks with a choice of five cabinet colors; $1750 from Allmodern.

Above: A low-budget favorite: The Malm bed in white, also available in black with adjustable bed sides to accommodate different mattress heights; $89 at Ikea.

Above: The Ayres Twin Bed; $630 at 2modern.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 16, 2008.