LA Good Questions: The Standard Hotel Platform Bed?

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AT reader Nicole was recently inspired by the decor at the Standard Hotel in downtown LA...

While staying at the ultra modern Standard Hotel in downtown L.A., I fell in love with the platform bed in my room. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find one like it anywhere. I liked how it was carpeted (though softer carpet would have been nice) and extra wide so you could step or sit onto the platform. Anyone know where I can find something like this?

Hi Nicole,

The platform bed at the Standard is actually just a carpeted riser platform, and surprisingly easy to make (or surprisingly affordable to contract out if you're not handy). In case you do want to do it yourself, here's a tutorial on how to make one.

P.S. Because the tutorial is geared towards home theaters, it includes an additional level; so you can nix the 2nd frame part. Unless you want a two-step platform...

Anyone else have a solution for Nicole?