Both the padded cushioning along its frame and the two large cushions on the headboard come upholstered in a choice of neutral fabrics. Ikea Mandal Bed: £249, Ikea Ikea’s bed has a solid wood base that conceals four contrasting drawers.
To access the storage, there’s a hydraulic system with a soft close mechanism that lifts the bed to reveal storage space. This boxy, compact and minimal design is a good option if you like the idea of hidden storage, but not the bulkiness of a divan or ottoman.
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Buy now Verdict The Poppy storage bed from Button and Sprung is a comfortable bed with a quality mechanism that can lift mattresses up to 90kg.
Although it conceals a lot of storage space, it doesn’t look bulky and would be great for small spaces where drawers would be hard to access.
This is also a category where buying flat pack saves real money – prepare for a bit of DIY if you’re on a budget.
This oak and laminate bed from Muji combines three storage possibilities and is a real space-saver for small apartments and bedrooms.The Mayfair bed has four drawers within its base that open out to a depth of 50cm each, but they are on the shallow side so better suited to clothes and thin blankets rather than spare duvets and pillows.It arrives flat-packed and you can buy the bed frame only or add a choice of four mattress types. Time4Sleep Serenity Upholstered Ottoman Storage Bed: £385, Time4Sleep This is a great option for those seeking ottoman-style storage on a budget, the Serenity bed delivers the same package as most luxury lifting beds, but for half the price.The grey fabric covering is made from a mix of cotton, viscose and polyester.The drawers have smooth runners, and metal castors that give the bed a final neat touch. Happy Beds Mayfair Bed: £409.99, Happy Beds A large buttoned and upholstered headboard gives this bed some real presence.Built-in drawers can be great for everyday clothes; ottoman-style lifting beds give roomier storage but are less suited to frequent use.