The headboard and footboards of a bed used to serve an important purpose, shielding the sleeper from cold winds and also preventing blankets and sheets from falling off the mattress. But as time has progressed (and we’ve been embracing the modern day duvet) their function has changed to more of an functional.
It’s not that footboards and headboards are only something to be considered as an afterthought. At Hyder our focus is on the design of the beds we offer is just as important as their performance and quality that’s why we create designs that feature a variety of combinations of footboards and headboards that accommodate a variety of rooms sizes and styles which allows you to create a variety of visual effects. For three instances…
High headboard, high footboard
Beds with high headboards and footboards create stunning centerpieces in larger spaces, giving a feeling of grandeur and French chateau chic. The Copenhagen Grey bed – upholstered with a luxurious silver velvet fabric is an excellent illustration of this style, and has a chic and curved headboard that is matched by the same curved footboard. Both provide the sleeper with the feeling of being surrounded in a cocoon.
Low headboard and a low footboard
In general, the higher the headboard and footboard the more modern the bed will appear. The Renee bed is simple with clear lines and a more minimalist design that would look great in an ultra-modern or minimalist design, and the bed’s lack of height makes it a perfect option if you’re looking to make the most of space within a small space.
Medium headboard, no footboard
The Windermere is a sophisticated combination of both old and modern. The slender solid oak headboard and the carved wooden feet are a classic touch however, the absence of a footboard and modern buff linen upholstery give the design a contemporary, fresh look. This is a great option for those who love modern style butas a reader, you’ll need an elevated headboard that you can rest your head against as you read.
Of course, you’ll prefer the appearance of an attractive metal headboard or the traditional style of wood slats. With Hyder providing such a broad selection of beds, you’ll be at a loss for choices.What’s the purpose of a headboard in the bed?
Alongside providing style and character in your room, the headboards also protect your walls from scratches caused by bed frames hitting or hitting it. With headboards, you can put your bed directly against the wall and not need to be concerned about damaging your wallpaper or paint, which can help you rest a bit more.
Additionally, headboards are an excellent option for those who toss and turn while they sleep, since they keep your blankets and pillows from falling from the side of your bed. If you’re suffering from missing pillows or scratches in your wall, then a new headboard could be the perfect solution.
The history of headboards
While sleeping arrangements differ greatly across cultures, countries and classes they have been used for hundreds of years. In the early days of civilisation – when homes weren’t as well-insulated, headboards were frequently utilized as to buffer the cold walls and warm beds.
Headboards of today
With the advancements in building materials and the regulations for housing Headboards are no longer the necessity they were once but they’re still used in contemporary beds. While they’re no longer needed for their insulation purposes they do provide convenience and elegance, which implies that they’re not going away in the near future.
Why do certain bed frames have feet?
They are less popular than headboards (as it’s uncommon to find a bed that has an attached footboard, but no headboard) However, they provide many of the same advantages. They add framework to your bedroom and help keep your bedding in place so that you’re less likely to get your blankets away from the bottom of your bed.
Certain modern footboards provide distinct advantages, for instance, they can be that are fitted to television beds, which conceal the flatscreen TV to allow for simple media watching. In addition the majority of traditional footboards make use of luxurious fabrics or intricate designs that give sleepers a the feeling of being surrounded to ease their stress.
Are the beds more comfortable with or sans headboards?
Answering this query is dependent on your preferences in style and whether you’re ready to invest a bit more for these extras. Though some may think that headboards are outdated however, contemporary designs can bring an area to life therefore, don’t fall for these myths.
The primary thing to think about is that headboards have advantages and disadvantages. For instance, although they can aid in keeping your walls and bedding in good order, they also consume a significant amount of space. In addition, most headboard designs can be removed, which means you’re just a few screw away from changing the look about the design of your room. This makes they extremely flexible.
Do you have an headboard for any mattress?
As we’ve mentioned, many headboards are available separately for bed frames and beds, which means you are able to (theoretically) blend and match them as you the best fit. But, they are available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, therefore you should be cautious to ensure that you don’t purchase huge king-sized headboards that fit on single beds.
Does a footboard help make a room appear smaller?
They are usually associated with big, elaborate beds. Many footboards have a dazzling design which can take over a room however they do not necessarily make the room appear smaller. Since they come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes and shapes, there are many discrete elements to bed frames that are made to be as subtle as is possible.
The footboards and headboards have made a significant leap since they first came into existence and are still an essential element of a bed for a large number of people, in addition to providing a fantastic option to display your style and taste within your room. If you’re looking for large, lavish footboard and head or prefer to go without the whole thing, we hope this post will inspire you to look at these furniture pieces that are often ignored in a fresh perspective.