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Holiday Homes – Twin Beds & Sofa-Beds

guest bedroom - tao bed

With summer just around the corner, we’ve seen an increase in enquiries from customers looking to update the beds in their holiday lets and holiday homes. As these homes tend to be used by varied numbers of guests requiring differing … Read the rest

Posted in Contemporary Beds, Placing An Order etc, Sofa Beds, Uncategorized

The Panama Sofa Bed

panama check loose cover

Over the last couple of months here at Natural Bed Company, we’ve noticed a dramatic increase in orders of our Panama sofa bed base, so now seems like the perfect opportunity to take a look at the reasons for its … Read the rest

Posted in Sofa Beds, Uncategorized

Japanese style futons, sofa-beds and bed bases – a taste of the Orient!

fiji futon sofa beds

At Natural Bed Company we love the simple, bold aesthetic of the Orient – clean lines and strong shapes, a restrained colour palette and lack of unnecessary decoration. The perfect recipe for a contemporary, restful bedroom.
Inspired by this look … Read the rest

Posted in Bedroom Design, Contemporary Beds, Interior Design, Japanese Style Beds, Low Beds, Mattresses, Platform Beds, Sofa Beds, Solid Wood Bedroom Furniture, Uncategorized

Ordering a new bed for Christmas

Christmas bedroom

It might seem a bit early to be thinking about Christmas at the beginning of October, but as we make all our beds to order here at the Natural Bed Company, it pays to plan ahead and think about when … Read the rest

Posted in Four Poster Beds, Japanese Style Beds, Low Beds, Placing An Order etc, Platform Beds, Sofa Beds, Solid Wood Bedroom Furniture, Uncategorized

The benefits of made-to-measure futon mattresses

fiji futon sofa beds

We’ve been making futons for a long time here at Natural Bed Company, over 30 years in fact, each one made to measure for our customers. It is that individual service that makes our futon mattresses stand out from the … Read the rest

Posted in Mattresses, Sofa Beds, Uncategorized

Buying a futon mattress? Select the perfect colours for your futon’s fixed cover, ties and loose cover

panama check loose cover

At natural bed company we make a wide range of sizes of futon mattress in two depth options: a slim version – for children or very light-weight adults wanting a slim mattress for occasional use (or layer two – one … Read the rest

Posted in Interior Design, Mattresses, Sofa Beds, Solid Wood Bedroom Furniture, Uncategorized

How to maximise the space in a bedroom…

cube bedside table

Are you pondering how to maximise space in a bedroom? Finding your bedroom is all bed and no room?

I think we’d all like to have more space in our bedrooms; it can easily be the most cluttered room in … Read the rest

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A Short History of Futons

futon - hands and needle

A Short History of Futons in the UK

What is a futon? A futon is a traditional Japanese mattress with a cotton cover originally filled with layers of cotton fibres.
In 1983 when we started making futons that’s how all … Read the rest

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Can I Order A Bespoke Bed or Futon?

Classic Zanskar Bed

What changes can be made to a Natural Bed Company bed or futon mattress?

Looking for a bespoke bed? As all our solid wooden beds are made to order we can be more accommodating than most companies when our customers … Read the rest

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“When will my bed arrive?” – Our Order Times Explained

orchid four poster

Ordering a bed from Natural Bed Company is not like purchasing furniture of the rack! At Natural Bed Company we take pride in the fact that our beds are hand-made to order in our Sheffield workshop. When you order a … Read the rest

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About our Exclusive Loose Covers, Throws & Cushions

panama check loose cover

About our Exclusive Collection of Loose Covers, Throws & Cushions

Add colour to your futon sofa-bed with our new range of wool loose covers, throws and pillows…

Recently re-decorated and looking for ways to bring your sofa-bed in line with … Read the rest

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Choosing a Sofa Bed….

panama sofa bed

Advice When Choosing A Futon Sofa-Bed…

At the Natural Bed Company we offer a range of sofa beds to suit every budget and home, from the simple, minimalist style of the Tokyo and Fiji to the elegant designs of the … Read the rest

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The craftsmen at Natural Bed Company!

futon mattress

Here is an introduction to some of the craftsmen that make up the Natural Bed Company team!

Nigel – is our work-shop manager…
He is a talented craftsman with over 15 years of experience in carpentry. He has been our … Read the rest

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Looking After Your Futon Mattress…

Looking after your futon mattress

Looking After Your Futon Mattress:

Our futon mattresses are a modern version of the traditional Japanese mattress. We have over 20 years experience as specialist futon makers using the best quality materials and construction techniques to produce superior quality futons. … Read the rest

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