LA Good Question: Platform Beds

LA Good Question: Platform Beds

Gregory Han
Jul 22, 2008

Dear ATLA, I was wondering if anyone knows where to get a platform bed with legs like this. Do platforms like this ever come with headboards? Alternatively, does anyone know a way to make such a bed? Thanks! -Daniel

Daniel, we certainly recognize the bed, as it's the very same Modernica Case Study model sitting in our apartment. The bed does come with a headboard, and there are options for wood or steel hairpin legs, with an assortment of finishes. In regards to your DIY sourcing requests, we have a few under the jump...

If you're handy enough, perhaps you could put together your own platform bed with some hairpin legs from Taking a look at our own Modernica model, we note the platform itself is not just a flat solid platform, but has a perforated metal mesh grid work to let the mattress breathe.

Other ideas include forgoing the hairpin setup and creating one with storage underneath like these:

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