Top interior designer tips for buying beds and mattresses have
recently been compiled by the Wall Street Journal, with designers
offering help on what the newspaper described as 'the most personal
How people perceive mattress
comfort is always different, but what does stay constant is that
mattress comfort is always a number one priority. Other factors,
such as style and budget, also feature in the selection process,
which interior designers find to be the most personal choice of
The depth of the mattress is an important consideration to make,
according to New York-based interior designer Eve Robinson. This
can affect both the personal comfort and the aesthetic properties
of the room, and it is highlighted as an important choice in
relation to the room's dynamics. Ms Robinson said buyers should:
"Keep in mind that mattress thicknesses affect the bed height."
The bed height is important in relation to what style you are
looking to achieve. The traditional styles, which are based around
notions of comfort and warmth, should opt for a thicker mattress to
accentuate the bed.
On the other hand, contemporary designs are focussed around
functionality, and therefore mattresses like the platform mattress
should be used to make the bed look accessible and simple.
Posted by Elizabeth Mewes