Contemporary and Modern BedsContemporary beds by Charles P. Rogers, America's oldest bed maker, provides the finest in exclusive design and highest quality manufacture. While we are nationally renowned for our traditional iron and brass beds, we also offer you a wide selection of innovative modern bed styles in wood, leather, iron and brass. As finely crafted as our more traditional beds, our attention to overall proportion, decorative detail and finishes insures unique contemporary designs and sturdy, highly functional beds. Built by hand for today's modern bedding sizes, our contemporary beds represent the high design, quality and sense of style that has made us the first choice of leading interior designers and decorators. [ read more ]
Contemporary Bed Styles for Sale
Contemporary Leather Beds and Headboards
Our contemporary leather beds start with a clean sophisticated design, substantial frame construction and a precise use of foamHigh resilience padding - Foam of specified weight & density that responds to pressure with the same recover time over a long period of use. We use specific foam densities in different areas of construction based on providing comfort, for maintaining shape and durability with repeated use.
close box to insure comfort and a clear execution of details. We use only soft top grain select leathersTop grain leather - Leather with the outermost layers of the hide left on. Used in high quality leather goods. Often shows natural characteristics such as small scars, marks or variety of grain pattern due to cell structure.
close box in colors which will have a lasting, classic appeal. Leather bed detailing includes careful leather layout for color and texture, attention to proper stitching, hand sewing and tuftingTufting - The process of drawing a cord through a deep cushion giving high puffs of padding and small low valleys where the cord is drawn. Names are given to tufting describing the shape of the tuft such as "diamond," "biscuit," or "square." Buttons are often attached to cords to highlight the tufting design.
close box and hardwood components carefully finished to coordinate with leather elements. All of our leather beds have solid hardwood railsRail - Horizontal bar of wood or metal supporting and tying two ends of a piece of furniture together. For example, on a bed the rails tie the headboard and footboard together and help support the mattress. The horizontal crosspiece at the top of a bed may be referred to as a crest rail.
close box and a solid steel center support system for a life time of comfort and durability. Many of our contemporary leather beds are available as a headboard only for attachment to standard metal bed frame.
Contemporary Wood Beds
Our contemporary wood beds built in solidMahoganyMahogany - Mahogany is a generally straight grain wood and is usually free of voids and pockets. It has a reddish brown color which darkens over time, and displays a beautiful sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. These properties make it a favorable wood for boat making as well as for making furniture, musical instruments, and other durable objects.
close box are elegant yet spare in their details; the quality construction and hand applied layered finishes show off the natural wood grainGrain - Variations in color and texture made by the size and arrangements of cells and pores of a living tree and revealed when wood is cut through the trunk in an horizontal direction. Also a term used to describe cells in leather hides and amount of adjustment applied during the tanning process.
close box and emphasize the overall design. All our contemporary wood beds are exclusive designs including our unique wood panel beds and contemporary book case bed. Many of our more traditional wood beds have a contemporary sensibility due to the precise detailing and modern proportioning and work well in many settings.
Contemporary Iron Beds
Our modern iron beds and canopies have the same solid, hand forgedForging - The art and process of heating iron to high temperatures for working by hammering, bending or shaping while in a malleable state. Techniques of craft used by blacksmiths.
close box construction as our traditional pieces. Less elaborate details on castings and precise clean proportioning on our contemporary iron beds can inspire creative decor mixing. Many of our traditional iron beds also have geometric shapes and simple castings allowing for use in a more contemporary setting.
Modern Platform Beds
Our modern platform bedsPlatform bed - A bed that does not require a box spring. Instead of the box spring, platform beds incorporate a solid surface or slats for the mattress to rest on. Sometimes this surface extends a few inches or more beyond the dimensions of the mattress. Usually low to the floor and modern in style.
close box include original designs, classic, low Japanese inspired styles and unique reinterpretations of classic 20th century modern designs. These platform beds utilize substantial planks of hardwoods and upholstered leather or fabric headboards. Our exclusive padded, upholstered decks offer great non-slip support for a mattress. Some of our modern platform beds emphasize more overall height in their design and tend to set the mattress higher off the floor for convenience and comfort. Contemporary materials include iron plantation harvested Mahogany.
Offered in ironIron - Iron is a lustrous, silvery soft metal. It is ductile, malleable and durable and used in its carbon-containing forms for making furniture and other goods. Forms of iron vary according to compositions and process of making. Forms include pig iron, wrought iron, cast iron, carbon steel and other alloys.
close box, brassBrass - Brass is any alloy of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can be altered to create a range of brasses, each of which has unique properties suited to a particular environment and aesthetic use. (see "cartridge brass" in the glossary for the alloy used on our beds )
close box or wood, our contemporary daybedsDaybed - A narrow (33") or twin-sized (39") bed used as sofa-like seating with the bed frame consisting of a headboard and footboard, generally of the same height. Our daybeds allow a secondary mattress to be stored underneath daybed with a trundle unit. Originally, a term applied to extended chairs i.e. a chaise lounge.
close box have simple distinctive lines and artful execution. Beautiful enough for a living room, office or guestroom our contemporary daybeds offer a unique solution for extra sleeping space with optional trundle unitsTrundle unit - A pullout bed on casters or wheels which is stored under a trundle bed or daybed. Modern trundle units pop-up for ease of use.
close box which can store an extra mattress underneath the daybed. Offered in both traditional daybed sizes (33") or in standard twin (40").
Contemporary Bed Linens
Our 400 thread count sheets sets and duvet covers & shams are the perfect solution to dressing your contemporary bed or headboard. With classic, subtle colors and patterns our linens are sophisticated and timeless. Our bedding ensembles are specially priced packages that are an easy solution that give you a complete look whether you like solid colors, stripes, embroidered or floral patterns. We offer both 100% cotton bedding and 100% European bedding that is machine washable and extremely durable and soft. [ collapse ]
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