“why are matching twin size iron beds so difficult to find ? “
Antique iron beds have been around for a long time. With your help ……… they’ll be around a lot longer.
Occasionally there is a confusion when we walk in a room and aren’t able to tell the priorities that were set by the designer/home owner.
Few people are aware of it, but just 10 miles Northeast of Boston, in Saugus Massachusetts , is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America.
Wish I had a buck for every phone call I’ve got from a distressed iron bed owner who tells me they just bought a bed, only to find out when they got it home and tried to set it up, that the side rails they got with the bed are “upside down”.
The dictionaries definition of Character is the distinctive nature of something, the quality of being individual, typically in an interesting or unusual way, strength and originality, good qualities. What better way to define a beautiful old antique iron bed.
You might want to drop some of your hard earned money in to antiques.
There were three primary size iron beds being produced back in the 1800’s.
the “Reverse Arch” beds styling had definite similarities to the most popular Asian architectural design homes and temples, referred to as the “Pagoda”
So what you ask makes a designer worth their salt in the design world ? Well when it comes to southern designers throughout the state of Louisiana and in particularly New Orleans, it’s attention to detail. Some of the better designers I’ve had the pleasure of working with over the past 40 years have been…