The Koo wooden platform bed from Natural Bed Company
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What is a Platform Bed?

Our customers often ask to see platform beds, but we have noticed they can have very different styles and requirements in mind when they make the request! So we thought we’d address the basic question – “what is a platform bed?” We offer a range a beds that we would call a platform bed. However […]

Our Contemporary wooden Bed – The Shetland - here in Oak with Oak Cube tables as bedsides
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Our New Contemporary Bed – The Shetland

Our new Shetland bed has been live on the website for a few weeks now and has been generating quite a bit of interest. With that in mind I thought now would be the time to take a more in depth look at the latest addition to our range of contemporary beds. Available in a […]

Sahara a low modern wooden bed hand made in Britain
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Buying a bed? What to consider before you order…

1. AccessIt’s always important to think about the space you have available when buying a bed – and I don’t just mean the size of your bedroom! You may well have a huge attic bedroom, but the type of bed you can accommodate will be limited by the size of the staircase to attic…Natural Bed […]

Japanese style low wooden Kobe bed in sanded pine
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How to look after pine beds?

About Pine: Solid pine will, like many other timbers, vary in grain and colour from piece to piece. This gives the furniture a uniqueness that sets it aside from furniture made from synthetic veneers, and painted surfaces. Over a period of time, depending upon the intensity of daylight available, the colour of the pine will […]

The Oregon platform bed - low wooden loft bed
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The Platform Bed – The Focus of Your Modern Bedroom

Looking for a modern platform bed? At Natural Bed Company we offer a range of minimalist, modern platform beds in solid timber. These beds can form the basis for a variety of modern schemes. Here we’ll take you through the collection and suggest the looks that work well with them: The Oregon Platform Bed This […]

A modern solid wooden bed - the Malabar in Oak and shown with Oak Bedside Cube table
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Can I Order A Bespoke Bed or Futon?

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 require alterations to be made to the design of the base. Below you will see […]

About the benefits of a solid wood bed
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Why choose a solid wood bed?

The answer is that a well made, solid wooden bed can last a life time as long as you look after it! So how should I care for my wooden bed? Firstly – please don’t drag it about from the corners, that may weaken the corner joints – get some help and lift it up […]

Solid ash wood beds - Kulu low platform bed
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Want to know where the Ash for our beds is from?

You may have seen in the news recently that scientists have mapped the genome of the UK ash tree in an effort to combat the spread of ash die-back. As this issue is back in the spotlight, now would seem a good time to take a look at where the ash timber used for our […]

A one-off Exotic hardwood version of our wooden low Sahara bed
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Exotic Special Edition Wooden Beds

Earlier this year we did a bit of spring-cleaning at the Natural Bed Company warehouse and discovered a quantity of exotic timber we thought had been used (Ok, we forgot it was there!). From this we made five one off wooden bed bases in the Sonora, Kyoto, Nevada and Sahara designs. Special Edition Kyoto wooden […]

Solid wood beds hand crafted by nbc in the UK
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Solid Wood Beds Made in the UK

Why it’s important to us that our beds are made in the UK. We have been making solid timber beds, bedside tables, futon mattresses and sofa beds at our Sheffield workshops for decades now. Our company started in 1974 and we have invested in keeping local skills alive ever since. We believe in continuing to manufacture […]