Bunk Beds | Loft Beds

Bunk Beds | Loft Beds

Description
Description

Bunk Beds are common types of bed systems made up of two or more beds stacked on top of each other. Efficiently utilizing the unused vertical space above the same area occupied by a single bed, bunk beds are structured to safely support two people sleeping simultaneously. Bunk beds are often found in spaces that require greater sleeping efficiency such as children’s bedrooms, hostels, dormitories, summer camps, prisons and military spaces.

Standard bunk beds are made up of two equal sized mattresses, but variations of bunk bed designs may use mismatched sizes, stack more than two beds, or become loft beds that exchange the bottom bed for an open multi-use space. Additional features such as ladders, storage, curtains, and safety railings can be incorporated for greater functionality.

History
History

Bunk beds, multi-tiered sleeping structures, originated as space-saving solutions for crowded living conditions, such as ships and army barracks. Over time, they transitioned to civilian homes, especially for children sharing rooms. Loft beds, a variation, elevated a single bed to free up floor space beneath for desks or storage. Their practicality made them popular in places with limited space, like dormitories or small apartments. From their utilitarian beginnings, bunk and loft beds became household staples, providing functional sleeping arrangements while maximizing room utility.

Future
Future

Loft and bunk beds are set to be even more versatile and space-efficient. Contemporary designs now feature integrated workstations, bookshelves, and wardrobe spaces. As multifunctional living areas become a norm, expect these beds to seamlessly blend sleep, work, and play. Materials will lean towards eco-friendly options, and customization will be prominent, allowing users to adapt beds to specific needs. Safety innovations, like improved railings or smart ladders, will also be significant. With urban living and room-sharing on the rise, these beds will continue to be vital in optimizing space.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What is the difference between a bunk bed and a loft bed?

Loft beds are similar in concept to bunk beds, but loft beds remove the lower bed in order to instead create an open space that can be used as a play area, work space, lounge, or storage space.

What age is safe for the top bed of a bunk bed?

The top bed of a bunk bed should not be used by children under the age of six years old. Warning labels advising this age should be present on every bunk bed.


How tall are bunk beds?

Bunk beds are designed in a range of common heights from 54”-74” (1.37-1.88 m) that should be considered based on the desired efficiency, room height, and user age.

Furniture

* Under Development *

63” | 160 cm
41.5” | 106 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
25.2 ft2 | 2.34 m2
Doshie Twin Over Twin Bed
160.000
106.000
197.000
2.34
5
https://p3d.in/e/lT9Xd
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3D
Doshie Twin Over Twin BedView of the Doshie Metal Twin Over Twin Bed in 3D available for downloadView of the Doshie Metal Twin Over Twin Bed in 3D available for download
61.75” | 157 cm
41” | 104 cm
77.125” | 196 cm
21.5 ft2 | 2 m2
2005
IKEA Mydal Bunk Bed
157.000
104.000
196.000
2.00
2005.00
200
https://p3d.in/e/SRC2o
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3D
IKEA Mydal Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Mydal Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Mydal Bunk Bed
63” | 160 cm
40.125” | 102 cm
77.75” | 198 cm
21.6 ft2 | 2 m2
2013
IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed
160.000
102.000
198.000
2.00
2013.00
10
https://p3d.in/e/mscio
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3D
IKEA Norddal Bunk BedView of the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed in 3D available for download
84.25” | 214 cm
58.25” | 148 cm
79.875” | 203 cm
32.3 ft2 | 3 m2
2008
IKEA Storå Loft Bed
214.000
148.000
203.000
3.00
2008.00
500
https://p3d.in/e/yIMOI
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3D
IKEA Storå Loft BedView of the IKEA Storå Loft Bed in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Storå Loft Bed in 3D available for download
71.625” | 182 cm
41.5” | 106 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
21.9 ft2 | 2 m2
2017
IKEA Stuva Loft Bed
182.000
106.000
197.000
2.00
2017.00
1100
https://p3d.in/e/EzxPe
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3D
IKEA Stuva Loft Bed3D model of the IKEA Stuva Loft Bed viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Stuva Loft Bed viewed in perspective
62.625” | 159 cm
40.5” | 103 cm
78” | 198 cm
21.2 ft2 | 2 m2
2012
IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed
159.000
103.000
198.000
2.00
2012.00
250
https://p3d.in/e/0ehj5
GUIDE
3D
IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed3D model of the IKEA Svarta Bunk Bed viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Svarta Bunk Bed viewed in perspective
73.25” | 186 cm
40.5” | 103 cm
78” | 198 cm
22.4 ft2 | 2.1 m2
2012
IKEA Svärta Loft Bed
186.000
103.000
198.000
2.10
2012.00
500
https://p3d.in/e/okgVg
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3D
IKEA Svärta Loft BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Svarta Loft BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Svarta Loft Bed
51.375” | 131 cm
40.5” | 103 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
23 ft2 | 2.1 m2
2015
IKEA Tuffing Bunk Bed
131.000
103.000
197.000
2.10
2015.00
250
https://p3d.in/e/12bYb
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3D
IKEA Tuffing Bunk BedView of the IKEA Tuffing Bunk Bed in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Tuffing Bunk Bed in 3D available for download
70.5” | 179 cm
38.25” | 97 cm
81.875” | 208 cm
22.4 ft2 | 2.1 m2
2015
IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed
179.000
97.000
208.000
2.10
2015.00
50
https://p3d.in/e/t9Kf9
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3D
IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed3D model of the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed viewed in perspective
63.75” | 162 cm
40.5” | 103 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
22.8 ft2 | 2.12 m2
2018
IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed
162.000
103.000
197.000
2.12
2018.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/or9Jc
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3D
IKEA Vitval Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vitval Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed
76.75” | 195 cm
40.5” | 103 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
23.6 ft2 | 2.19 m2
2018
IKEA Vitval Loft Bed
195.000
103.000
197.000
2.19
2018.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/F2JWY
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3D
IKEA Vitval Loft Bed3D model of the IKEA Vitval Loft Bed viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Vitval Loft Bed viewed in perspective
64” | 163 cm
42.25” | 107 cm
78” | 198 cm
33.5 ft2 | 3.11 m2
Perch Bunk Bed
163.000
107.000
198.000
3.11
10
https://p3d.in/e/nZCCP
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3D
Perch Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the Perch Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the Perch Bunk Bed
68” | 173 cm
57” | 145 cm
78” | 198 cm
33.5 ft2 | 3.11 m2
Perch Loft Bed
173.000
145.000
198.000
3.11
5
https://p3d.in/e/qtCCc
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3D
Perch Loft Bed3D model of the Perch Loft Bed viewed in perspective3D model of the Perch Loft Bed viewed in perspective
65” | 165 cm
58.25” | 148 cm
77.5” | 197 cm
29.6 ft2 | 2.75 m2
Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed
165.000
148.000
197.000
2.75
5
https://p3d.in/e/0AsbD
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3D
Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk BedView of the Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed in 3D available for downloadView of the Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed in 3D available for download
67.6” | 172 cm
43.1” | 109 cm
81.6” | 207 cm
22.2 ft2 | 2.06 m2
TipToe Bunk Bed
172.000
109.000
207.000
2.06
0
https://p3d.in/e/AEJw0
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TipToe Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the TipToe Bunk BedPerspective view of a 3D model of the TipToe Bunk Bed
IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed
Illustration comparing the size of the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed to two kids

The IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed is a set of simple stacked lacquered bed frames that can be disconnected as two separate single beds. Designed by Henrik Preutz for IKEA as a flexible and clean-lined sleeping solution with a ladder that can be mounted on either side, the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed is convenient for limited living spaces.

The IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed is designed for twin mattresses and has a length of 77.75” (198 cm), width of 40.125” (102 cm), and height of 63” (160 cm).

Collection of drawings of the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed with dimensions for height, clearance, length and width
The IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed is a set of simple clean-lined stacked lacquered bed frames that can be disconnected as two separate single beds.

The IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed is designed for twin mattresses and has a length of 77.75” (198 cm), width of 40.125” (102 cm), and height of 63” (160 cm).

Collection of drawings of the IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed with dimensions for height, clearance, length and width
IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed
Height:
63” | 160 cm
Width:
40.125” | 102 cm
Length:
77.75” | 198 cm
Depth:
Clearance Below
27.75” | 71 cm
Weight:
Area:
21.6 ft2 | 2 m2

Max Weight Load: 220 lb | 100 kg
Bed Size: Twin

Materials
Solid pine structure; fiberboard panels; steel support rail
Designer
Henrik Preutz (IKEA)
Year
2013

Drawings include:
IKEA Norddal Bunk Bed front elevation, front (children), side, plan

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Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed

The Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed features fun and restful retreat ideal for making your kids' organized with lower storage drawers and slat kits. Besides helping to save on square footage, guardrails and ladder allow ones to access items easily from both decks. It requires no box springs and perfect for kids' to play and study.

The Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed has an overall height of 65” (165 cm), width of 58.25” (148 cm), and length of 77.5” (197 cm). There is a clearance of 32” (81 cm) between the top and bottom beds.

Collection of drawings of the Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed with height, width, depth, and clearance dimensions
The Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed features fun and restful retreat ideal for making your kids' organized with lower storage drawers and slat kits. Besides helping to save on square footage, guardrails and ladder allow ones to access items easily from both decks.

The Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed has an overall height of 65” (165 cm), width of 58.25” (148 cm), and length of 77.5” (197 cm). There is a clearance of 32” (81 cm) between the top and bottom beds.

Collection of drawings of the Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed with height, width, depth, and clearance dimensions
Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed
Height:
65” | 165 cm
Width:
58.25” | 148 cm
Length:
77.5” | 197 cm
Depth:
Clearance Below
32” | 81 cm
Weight:
Area:
29.6 ft2 | 2.75 m2
Materials
Manufactured and solid wood frame
Designer
Viv + Rae
Year

Drawings include:
Rafael Twin Over Full Bunk Bed front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed
Drawing comparing the size of the IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed to two boys

The IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed is a streamlined steel framed bunk bed with thin metal railings used around the perimeter. Designed by Tord Björklund for IKEA, the IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed has a simple industrial aesthetic that can be customized with a ladder that mounts on either the right or left side of the bed as desired.

The IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed is designed for twin mattresses and has a length of 78” (198 cm), width of 40.5” (103 cm), and height of 62.625” (159 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed measuring height, clearance, width, and length
The IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed is a streamlined steel framed bunk bed with thin metal railings used around the perimeter for an industrial aesthetic.

The IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed is designed for twin mattresses and has a length of 78” (198 cm), width of 40.5” (103 cm), and height of 62.625” (159 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed measuring height, clearance, width, and length
IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed
Height:
62.625” | 159 cm
Width:
40.5” | 103 cm
Length:
78” | 198 cm
Depth:
Clearance Below
30.75” | 78 cm
Weight:
Area:
21.2 ft2 | 2 m2

Max Weight Load: 220 lb | 100 kg
Bed Size: Twin

Materials
Powder-coated steel
Designer
Tord Björklund (IKEA)
Year
2012

Drawings include:
IKEA Svärta Bunk Bed front elevation, front (children), side, plan

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IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed

The IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed frame features soft shapes and fabric guardrails ideal for limited space. It is easy to assemble from the sections and edge bands which are elastic and can be used for sleep or turned into a sofa. It is ideal for kids' rooms or study rooms where you need space for more than two people.

The IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed has an overall height of 63.75” (162 cm), width of 40.5” (103 cm), and length of 77.5” (197 cm). There is a clearance of 35.875” (91 cm) between the top and bottom beds.

Set of dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed measured with height, width, length, and clearance
The IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed frame features soft shapes and fabric guardrails ideal for limited space. It is easy to assemble from the sections and elastic edge bands and can be used for sleep or turned into a sofa. It is ideal for kids' rooms or study rooms where you need space for multiple people.

The IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed has an overall height of 63.75” (162 cm), width of 40.5” (103 cm), and length of 77.5” (197 cm). There is a clearance of 35.875” (91 cm) between the top and bottom beds.

Set of dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed measured with height, width, length, and clearance
IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed
Height:
63.75” | 162 cm
Width:
40.5” | 103 cm
Length:
77.5” | 197 cm
Depth:
Clearance Below
35.875” | 91 cm
Weight:
Area:
22.8 ft2 | 2.12 m2
Materials
Powder-coated steel frame; birch slats; polyester fabric
Designer
IKEA
Year
2018

Drawings include:
IKEA Vitval Bunk Bed front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed
Drawing comparing the size of the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed to an average young girl

The IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed is minimal steel frame loft bed with polyester guard rails, a central ladder, and an open lower space that can be used for a variety of functions. Designed by IKEA as a low cost and flexible loft frame, the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed can be customized as a work space with the addition of the IKEA SVÄRTA desk top surface.

The IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed is designed for a twin mattress and has a length of 81.875” (208 cm), width of 38.25” (97 cm), height of 70.5” (179 cm), and provides a lower clear space height of 57.125” (145 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed with dimensions
The IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed is minimal steel frame loft bed with polyester guard rails, a central ladder, and an open lower space that can be used for a variety of functions.

The IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed is designed for a twin mattress and has a length of 81.875” (208 cm), width of 38.25” (97 cm), height of 70.5” (179 cm), and provides a lower clear space height of 57.125” (145 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed with dimensions
IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed
Height:
70.5” | 179 cm
Width:
38.25” | 97 cm
Length:
81.875” | 208 cm
Depth:
Clearance Below
57.125” | 145 cm
Weight:
Area:
22.4 ft2 | 2.1 m2

Bed Size: Twin

Materials
Powder-coated steel frame; polyester guard rail
Designer
IKEA
Year
2015

Drawings include:
IKEA Tuffing Loft Bed front elevation, front (child), side, plan

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