By Kristin Walter on October 13 2018 21:29:01
A bunk bed is carriage of sleep (which is the natural rest cycle of human beings) in which the skeletal frame of one bed is supported by the skeletal frame of another bed situated below with the stated purpose of allowing two individuals to sleep in one location with the additional benefit of extended any and all available flooring space.
Of course, the true nature of bunk beds combine both answers. Indeed, bunk beds do feature two beds literally stacked atop one another, and yes, bunk beds are truly much fun to sleep in as well. For many families, bunk beds represent a practical and fun solution to an age-old problem of how to save space.
This said, although the basic concept has stayed the same, the range of colours, materials and design details has altered quite a lot over the last few years. Gone are the days when bunk beds were plain pine or tubular metal, they are now available in a variety of materials and colour options to suit most schemes and budgets.
The design of the classic bunk bed has more or less stayed the same over the years, which is a testament to the ingenuity of the original idea. It`s difficult to improve a perfect design and the simple idea of having two individual bed frames which can be stacked to save space is one which remains as popular today as it has always done.