6 Most Popular Types of Beds You’ll Want to Know About

The bed is always the focal point of any bedroom so you want it to be as stylish as it is practical, right? Don’t rush out and just buy any old bedframe. It can enhance the theme of the room so much when you choose the style of the bed very carefully. Also beds have come a long way and there are so many cool features that there didn’t use it to be like hidden storage that you will love.

Check out these 6 most popular types of beds you’ll want to know about:

Captain’s Storage Beds

The Pine Collection “Bookcase” Captain’s beds are made of solid pine with a rich lacquer top coat. You can get the finish in honey or merlot. Because it comes with complete slat-packs you won’t need a box-spring. All the beds come with a headboard designed like a “bookcase” and comes with extra storage built into the footboard.

The “Rake Collection” comes with wide slate headboard and footboard and comes with the option of a 6 drawer storage pedestal or 3 drawer storage and twin size trundle pedestal. This bedframe only comes in a twin.

There is also a Schoolhouse Collection which is made to grow with your child. These come in both full and twin and are built of sturdy hardwood veneers so it will withstand the test of time. There are also storage options as well.


Daybeds are a good economic choice for a bed and if you are short in space in the bedroom then you will love how it doubles as extra seating during the day. The top daybeds are the “BIANCA,” the “CAROLINE,” “DORAL” and “FENTON.”

They are all twin sized frames and don’t require a boxspring. The “BIANCA” is built with hammered pewter metal grills and posts made of espresso wood. The “CAROLINE” has a simple design but still has a charming feel. It comes in antique white or flint gray finishes. With the “DORAL” daybed you get scrolled metal spindles and round solid hardwood posts made of walnut. The grilles are made of black matte metal. The “FENTON” is also simple and clean design built of black walnut finish.

They all come with optional trundle either a roll-out version or a pop-up version that adjoins to the top mattress.

The Highlands Collection

Do you like a little height with your bed? The Highlands Collection are platform beds made of driftwood or espresso finish. The headboard is a panel style and most versions come in twin or full size and the option of additional storage or a trundle. The collection consists of the “ALEX”, the “BAILEY”, the “BOOKCASE”, the HARPER” and the “SCHOOLHOUSE”.

Some of the differences include that the “BAILEY” comes with a soft upholstered panel headboard while the “BOOKCASE” version has built in book shelves in the headboard which book lovers will love. And the “Harper” bed can convert into a bunk when you have two of them. The “SCHOOLHOUSE” beds have simply designed headboards and footboards that come in cherry, white, chocolate and pecan.

Wesley Allen Iron Beds

Wesley Allen Iron beds come in over 100 bed styles with a plethora of sizes, configurations and finishes and all finishes are powder-coated. The most popular Wesley Allen Iron beds include the “Dawson” which comes with a midsize ornate headboard and foot board made of soft gray iron, and the “Danbury” which comes with a higher more ornate headboard, but with a simpler footboard. The “Coventry” iron bed has more of a country feel with iron slats in the headboard and footboard while the “Chelsea” is more fit for a prince or princess with little mini turrets and posts at the end instead of a full footboard. The “Aspen” is a great choice if you prefer Mission Style furniture.

Fashion Headboards

There are over 8 fashion headboards you can choose from that range from the “Uptown” look to the “Finley”. All of them can easily bolt onto a metal bed frame. The “Uptown” fashion board comes in a sophisticated espresso finish.

The “Lisette” is a more romantic style that comes in a white finish. The “Bailey” has intricate slates that bring a sophistication to any room, and the “Finley” a simpler wood paneled headboard comes in white, maple, merlot or black finishes.

Fabric Beds and Headboards

Fabric beds and headboards are also very popular and can add a note of luxury to any room. They are a tall, rectangular, pillowed headboard that seems fit for a queen or king, and the bed comes in twin, full, queen and king sizes.

The Becker Fabric Headboard comes in a dark heather black or brown fabric and a hardwood frame. If you love the look of leather, you will love the Durango Leather Bed with its weathered brown faux leather and gold toned nail head trim. It comes in both queen and king sizes and needs a mattress and a box spring. The Barrington Fabric Bed, on the other hand, is made of a khaki linen fabric that gives an easy going but elegant feel to the bedroom. It comes in queen and king sizes.

Getting a good night’s sleep is the most important function of any bedroom so you want a bed and mattress that meet all your requirements, not only style but function. When you pick out your new bed, make sure to also pick out a new mattresses. Mattresses are only in good shape for about to 8 to 10 years so you should try out some new ones. Some people prefer soft cushy mattresses while others need a firmer one to have a good night’s sleep so to avoid a lot of tossing and turning on your new mattress, take your time finding the perfect fit. The staff at Harleysville Mattress will always take the time to help you find both the bed and mattress that is right for you.

For more information about the most popular type of beds, contact Harleysville Mattress today.

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