Single bed position


The position of the bed in a room has a major impact on its functionality and decoration. Generally, when arranging bedroom furniture, the largest piece is arranged first and the additional pieces are placed around it.

A single bed can be placed

  • With its side against the wall. The drawback of this placement is that you cannot place a bedside table next to the side of the bed. However, you can place a large piece of furniture, such as a wardrobe/desk behind the headboard.

bed position


Bedroom: The clearance around the bed


The bedroom layout should allow clearance of 26''-30'' (66-76cm) around the bed. Clearance is important to allow bed-making and circulation around the bed. 

bed clearances


Bedroom:The clearance between two beds


The image below illustrates the clearance between two single beds. The largest the distance between the beds, the more comfortable the circulation and access to the beds. 

distance between beds, clearance between beds


Corten: A material where the rust is the protective coating


Cor-ten is the commercial name of weathering steels. Actually COR-TEN® is a trademarked name owned by US Steel. The material, was first developed in US in 1933, with the purpose to eliminate the need for painting. For this the ordinary steel, has been alloyed with small proportions of copper, silicon, manganese, chromium and either vanadium or phosphorus as minor constituents. 


Complementary colors | Contrasts


complementary contrast colors

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In RGB (Red, Green, Blue) color model red, green and blue are the primary colors. The combination of any two primary colors produces complementary/ secondary colors which are cyan, magenta and yellow.


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