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Guest Post: Design Bunk
Guest Post: Not 'bunk' as in nonsense but 'bunk' as in bunk beds. The cost of moving has never been more prohibitive for many of us. More and more of us are looking for new and more thoughtful ways to economize and make the most of the space we already have in our homes. Kids bunk beds happen to be a great way to maximize space. So, let's take a look at a few of them and consider how they might work at your house. This one combines a twin on the top level and a futon below Certainly this is a simple, basic, and flexible design.
Some might find this set frustratingly banal, but we find the classicism of its wood design intriguing. Certainly it's a masculine look that will appeal to somewhat older boys, who tend to be suspicious of too much color or filigree. It's just kind of basic, simple, and well constructed and we cannot think of anything at all bad to say about that. The next example could easily be described as the flip-side of this when it comes to bunk beds.
Even without the obvious pink coloring, this is as feminine a design as the prior example was masculine. What's wrong with that? Some may scoff, but what's the point of having small children and buying them cool bunk beds if we can't indulge our love for the school of design best embodied by 'Pee-wee's Playhouse' and 'SpongeBob SquarePants'? This is just fun and while kids, boys especially, may tend to grow out of something like this fairly early, and probably well before they reach middle school, it's just kind of irresistible.