Art Deco Metal Beds Before Their Time

Although the Art Deco school of design first appeared in France during the 1920s and flourished internationally during the 30s and 40s, metal beds  of the early and mid 1800’s, were already displaying Art Deco styling way before they would become popular. It’s difficult to imagine what the designers of iron beds were thinking to…

The Mystique of the Iron Bed

What comes to mind when you hear the word iron bed. It can be as varied as those from the same Rorschach ink blot. Some people, mostly men, believe iron beds are pure femininity…….there’s nothing masculine about them. Other people feel they embody the Victorian romantic era and still others feel they were purely beds…

Deco Iron Beds Ahead of Their Time

Art deco or deco, is an eclectic artistic and design style that began in Paris in the 1920s and flourished internationally throughout the 1930s, into the World War II era. The style influenced all areas of design, including architecture and interior design, industrial design, fashion and jewelry, as well as the visual arts such as…

Deco Iron Beds

Thanks to our customer who sent us this photo of the beautiful Art Deco  bed she got from us. She’s done a beautiful job of dressing it appropriately for the room and Deco theme setting. Take note of the great looking Deco ceiling fixture. She had sent us a photo of the ceiling fixture and…

Styles & Periods of Iron Beds

One of the major things that help our customers focus in on the iron beds they like is familiarizing themselves with the different styles that were available 150  to 200 years ago. In that period of time numerous different Style Classifications came and went and beds seemed to have adapted nicely with all of them.…