What is a Platform bed? Simply put a platform bed consists of a large, sturdy base that supports all mattress types and eliminates the need for a traditional box spring. Platform beds are typically lower to the ground, approximately 18" from the floor, and supports a mattress with a strong wood platform making use of either channels or slats for air flow. You can choose from options with or without headboards and footboards, depending on your preference. Their lower profile tends to compliment contemporary and minimalistic aesthetics, some even provide storage features, like drawers to help keep your space clean and tidy. At NorthlineExpress we are proud to boast a wide selection of platform beds suited for any home at prices perfectly suited for your budget! Check them out today!