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Platform beds are sleek, stylish, and brimming with modern charm. They differ from regular bed frames with their wooden slats or solid platform base, which eliminates the need for a bulky box spring. Not only that, but they also tend to be quieter and most have built-in headboards. If you aren’t sure whether a platform bed is for you because of either budget or style preference, rest assured that there is a large variety to choose from. From budget-conscious upholstered beds oozing with luxury to Mid Century modern frames with strikingly rich finishes. Platform beds are a simple way to modernize any bedroom!

Ultra Modern Curvy White Platform Bed: The artful wave of this platform bed makes it as unique as it is contemporary. The gradual curve of the headboard makes it a great option for those who like to lounge in bed.

Modern Upholstered White Platform Bed With Folded Design: A modern sleigh ride built for two! Animal lovers can sleep soundly in this bed knowing that it is upholstered in man-made leather.


Futuristic Looking Platform Bed With LED Lit Headboards: A blast of futuristic style brings us this bed with a fun, LED lit headboard. It is not only super chic, but it is also a great storage solution with its gas lift mechanism that allows for hidden, under bed storage.

Big Upholstered Platform Bed With Curving Headboard: This platform bed is upholstered with eco-leather and finished off with a strip of LED lights. The perfect bed to add a bit of modern flair and some ambient lighting to your bedroom.

Nelson Thin Edge Bed: If you get a slightly retro vibe off this bed, then you have quite the eye for design! The Nelson Thin Edge Bed was originally produced in 1954 and only recently put back in to production. This platform bed retains its vintage charm, but is now available in larger sizes and modern finishes.

Modern Minimalist White Bed With Wood Headboard: Modern, minimalist, and fierce! This platform bed doesn’t need any fancy bells and whistles to be ultra sleek. The bright white frame and dark wood headboard are a dynamic duo with a strikingly beautiful contrast.

Platform Bed With Unique Chrome Base: We shift it back to the modern era with this ultra-sleek bed with a skillfully upholstered finish and chrome base. Colors available include White, Wind Chime, and Dark Slate (shown). If you are lucky enough to be in the LA area, this bed also comes with local installation.

Modern Style Upholstered Bed With Headboard: A black beauty that is sure to add a punch of contrast to any lightly colored bedroom. If black isn’t for you though, no need to fret. This design is available in a whopping 40 colors! A cheaper alternative to this bed is also available here.


Modern Japanese Style Platform Bed With Night Stands: Add a bit of oriental flair to your bedroom with this Japanese-inspired platform bed. Complete with an upholstered headboard and two integrated end tables, it is available in 7 color variations.

Modern Espresso Brown Platform Bed With Night Stands: Big and bold, this platform bed is simple but knows how to make an impact with its solid wood build finished in a rich Espresso. If you are looking for a complete bedroom set, this bed also has a matching chest of drawers and dresser available.

Modern Low Platform Bed With Night Stands: These beds are amazing because not only do you get to forgo the box spring, but they come with end tables! With so much value and style built in to a bed, its hard to go wrong.

Modern Upholstered Platform Bed With Integrated Side Tables: Jeffrey Bernett, the same designer that brought you the earlier bed with 40 color options, expands his design to create this beauty. Yes, this one is also available in 40 different colors and a choice of 2 wood finishes. Customizable has never looked so sleek!

Modern Faux Leather Upholstered Platform Bed: This platform bed has a powerful aesthetic that packs quite the design punch. The mix of black and white coloring paired with the unique shape and faux leather upholstery is captivating and energetic. The perfect statement piece for a master bedroom or guest room.

Modern Dark Grey King Platform Bed: With its gorgeous upholstered design and rich charcoal color, there was no way that this platform bed could be left off out list. An abundance of elegance and high style for a price that is hard to beat.

Modern Light Grey Platform Bed With LED Glow Headboard: A soft halo created by LED lights takes a simple design and infuses it with a playful glow. The perfect bed for all of you night owl readers out there!

Upholstered Platform Bed With Storage Drawers: Upholstered platform beds and storage platform beds are nothing new, but combining the two? Practically unheard of! This bed takes a crisp, grey design and makes it extra practical by adding in some bottom storage drawers. For those of you that need style and function, this is the bed for you!

Modern Queen Platform Bed With Fabric Headboard & LED Light: A double layer headboard with a wash of ambient lighting makes this bed a standout option. Upholstered in a genuine leather called regenerated leather marrone.

Minimalist Platform Bed With Futuristic LED Lit Headboard: As we’re sure you’ve noticed, we adore the idea of built-in headboard lighting. This design takes this feature in a bit of a different direction and centers the lighting on its minimalist headboard. The focused light is perfect for reading in bed at night or lounging on dim, rainy days.

White Futuristic Platform Bed: If a time machine were to blast us in to the future, we bet this what beds would look like! This futuristic platform bed has an edgy design that seems to effortlessly hover over the ground. Available in 5 leather colors. Love the style, but not the price tag? Be sure to checkout this cheaper alternative.

Round Black Platform Bed: Whoever said that beds need to be rectangular or square was clearly thinking inside the box. This platform bed is seductive and unexpected with its round design and rich black leatherette upholstery. A unique and comfortable choice for those who like their decor to be a little bit offbeat.

Modern White Round Platform Bed With Built In Night Stands: Futuristic meets practical with this unique design. The expansive headboard provides adequate back support, all while the integrated side tables are great for resting books or a laptop.

Unique Shaped Queen Platform Bed With Head & Foot LED Lights: We can’t help but to be reminded of a relaxing float pod while looking at this bed. A great way to bring a bit of spa-like serenity in to your bedroom! It features a gas lift mechanism for easy under bed storage access, as well as lighting on both the headboard and footboard.

Bed With Small Headboard Storage/Display Shelf: Two footboard drawers provide an extra boost of bedroom storage, all while the lighted headboard uniquely illuminates two shelves. A contemporary design with a gorgeous black and white contrast that is neutral enough to match almost any decor.

Modern Upholstered Navy Blue Platform Bed: Add a boost of rich color to the bedroom with this navy blue upholstered platform bed. Youthful enough for a teenager’s room, yet elegant enough for an adult bedroom. This bed is a bargain coming in at under $300.

Bludot Nook Upholstered Platform Bed: A coral pink and vintage design makes this bed a standout. The no-slip feature ensures that your mattress will always stay in place. Plus, if pink isn’t the color for you, this bed has 6 more color options.

Upholstered Blue Platform Bed: With the French Dodu Bed’s chunky headboard and cushioned upholstered frame, it is no wonder why this bed’s name translates to “plump”. A low platform bed that is available in 7 felt upholstery colors and 4 sizes.

Tall White Platform Bed : Elegance and luxury at an affordable price. This bed is upholstered around the entire frame and features a modern studded headboard. The light beige finish is perfect to keep decor light and airy or to add a bit of contrast in a bedroom with darker walls or flooring.

Platform Bed With Polished Chrome Canopy: The canopy bed gets a modern makeover with a polished chrome finish that looks stunning in a light filled bedroom. The glamorous square tufted headboard is also included with this design.

Black 4 Poster Platform Bed: An industrial style 4 poster bed with a canopy top. You can leave this bed as is for a minimalist look or if you’re feeling creative, you might want to add sheer curtains for a feminine touch.

Modern Platform Bed With Headboard And Bedside Storage Ottoman: We were magnetically drawn to this modern platform bed with its crisp grey upholstery and matching ottoman. An end of bed storage ottoman is wonderful for storing extra bedding or throw pillows.

Metal Frame Platform Bed (Without Headboard): This minimalist platform bed is simple and highly affordable. A great option for anyone looking for a modern bed that doesn’t break the bank.

Metal Frame Platform Bed With Headboard Frame: A simple bed frame that does its job in style, but doesn’t steal the limelight. This bed would look amazing with large, colorful wall art hanging above it!

Modern Upholstered Platform Bed With Storage: You would never guess by looking at this elegant bed that it is fitted with 2-4 storage drawers (2 for twin, 4 for full/queen). The perfect inconspicuous bedroom storage solution with lots of modern flair.

Cloud Upholstered Platform Bed: Fall asleep on a plush cloud! The cushioned design, upholstered in eco-leather, presents an aesthetic that is both cozy and modern. Available in Brown or Beige (shown).

King Size Platform Bed With Storage Drawers: Stash away your belongings in style with this platform bed. A budget-conscious and Eco-friendly choice, this bed sports a low price tag and is made in Canada with environmentally preferred laminated particle panels. Available in Pure White, Pure Black, and Chocolate (shown).

Modern Upholstered Bed With Flip Top Storage: Shhh. No one needs to know that this stylish bed doubles as extra storage. The Nest Storage Bed is highly customizable. It comes in 4 sizes with a choice of leather or fabric in 34 colors. With a simple design and copious amounts of color choices, this bed integrates seamlessly in to most bedrooms.

Modern Minimalist White Platform Bed: A clean, minimalist design is what you get with this white platform bed. Made of metal and upholstered in eco-leather, this is one contemporary bed that is built to last.

Modern Industrial Style Wood & Metal Platform Bed: If an affordable, industrial style bed is what you need, then look no further! Constructed with metal and cherry finish pine wood, this bed from Zinus will not only impress with its sleek design, but it boasts to have a noise-free frame that keeps your mattress in place.

Modern Wood Finish Platform Bed With Slanted Headboard: Clean lines and a wood finish have this platform bed oozing with Scandinavian charm. Perfect for when you want something simple with high-style. As seen in the photo, a matching end table and dresser are available.

Solid Wood Platform Bed: This solid wood platform bed with a dazzling dual tone finish is both eye-catching and simple. This bed also has built-in end tables equipped with drawers. A rare find for Japanese-inspired beds.

Solid Wood Platform Bed: A quality built, solid wood platform bed with tons of Mid-Century Modern charisma. This bed is artisan crafted by Copeland Furniture, a company that uses sustainable business practices, including the use of locally grown lumber.

Danish Modern Style Platform Bed Made Of Bamboo Wood: With its natural look, this bed would look stunning paired with a bedroom design that includes a few indoor plants. Complete with a Danish design made of sturdy bamboo.

Walnut Wood Finish Floating Platform Bed: This floating platform bed definitely lives up to it’s name. It really looks like its floating! Available with either a wood or upholstered button-down headboard in synthetic leather.

Mid Century Modern Style Platform Bed: Fabric and wood meld together to create this Mid-Century Modern treat. The headboard of this platform bed is adjustable and can accommodate multiple mattress depths.

Modernica Alpine Bed: Another bed with a lot of Mid-Century goodness going on. A bit more offbeat with its molded wood design, this is the perfect bed for those who like something unique, yet simple. Also available in an Ash finish.

Ditto Modern Platform Bed: A padded upholstered headboard is accented by a contrasting wood frame to create this modern marvel. A unique design that is sure to get noticed. Also available in a Smoke on Ash finish with a Edwards Navy headboard.

Modern Wooden Platform Bed With Shelving Underneath: Storage takes a different direction with this wooden platform bed. Instead of drawers, it is constructed with a variety of bottom shelves. If you don’t like the look of open shelving, this bed would look great fitted with baskets.

Scandinavian Style Maple Finish Platform Bed: And we have lift off! This maple finish bed seems to effortlessly levitate off the ground, giving the room a light and airy feel. The matching headboard pieces are available here.

Modern Twin Size Platform Bed: A simple platform bed that would be perfect for a kid’s bedroom or dorm room. The sleek black finish on the metal frame assures that it will match with any decor! For those looking for a bit of glamour, this bed is also available in a gold finish.

Twin Platform Bed With Trundle: This is a must-have bed for kids that love to have sleepovers. Simply pull out the bottom trundle to accommodate an extra guest then roll it back under when they’re gone. Easy peezy!

Kids Platform Bed With Shelves & Super Storage: For the kid or teenager that can never seem to find enough room for everything, this is the bed for them. Yes, there are many storage beds out there, but none quite as spacious and accessible as this one. There are storage shelves on the side of the bed and underneath the mattress!

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