Over the ages, mankind has experienced many tec hnological advancements and developments in many phases of life. New innovative ideas storming the human lifestyle has been part of the world history for centuries now. Introduction to the beds can be traced back to their origins in the Stone Age. Since then the bedding industry has been developed into one of the most gigantic and volatile industries of this world with a much potential customer market and many top-notch bed manufacturing companies across the world. Introduction to a Four Poster Bed is one such technological development the world experienced in the bedding industry which made beds one of the most versatile and elegant designs inspiring the companies for all times to come.
A Four poster bed is a modern structured bed with four vertical columns of wood attached to the four corners of the bed that supports an upper panel or a tester. Another form of four poster bed is the canopy bed that is quite similar to the four poster bed has attached to a whole layer of sheet or curtain fabric forming a canopy above the bed. The four poster beds are quite old and antique now and are used as a sign of elegance and sophistication in classy homes.
These beds were often used by the noblemen or aristocrats and kings and queens in their bedrooms for utilitarian purposes rather than luxury as a means of maintaining privacy since their attendants often slept in the same room as their own. This form of bed gained popularity among the noble and influential people in today’s world as a means of luxury and extravagance which signified them as rich and influential among the common mass.
Currently, the four poster beds are quite rare to be found in the open market due to their high cost and limited amount of potential customers. These types of beds are mostly custom made or prepared on orders by different customers due to its expensive cost. No seller keeps such beds on abundance in a ready-made sale due to its high cost and little or no customer potential. Majority of the old people form the customer market for this type of bed as a sign of elegance and luxury in their homes. Four Poster beds have now been replaced by canopy beds.