Four poster beds are a timeless piece of furniture that have been used for centuries to create an elegant and romantic atmosphere in bedrooms across the world.

These beds have a long history, dating back to medieval times when they were used to provide privacy and warmth in drafty castles.

Today, four poster beds have become a symbol of luxury and status and are known for adding a touch of romance and sophistication to any bedroom.

Four poster beds are characterised by their four tall posts placed at each corner. These can be draped with fabric, creating a cocoon-like environment that feels cosy and comfortable.

To truly experience the luxury of a four poster bed, it’s often necessary to invest in a bespoke mattress that fits the bed’s unique dimensions perfectly.

Why are Bespoke Mattresses Needed for Four Poster Beds?

Bespoke, luxury mattresses are needed for four poster beds for several reasons, from practicality to aesthetic appeal. Other reasons include:

1. Unique Dimensions

Four poster beds often have unique dimensions and shapes, and a bespoke mattress can be made to fit perfectly within the frame of your bed, providing optimal support and comfort.

For instance, many four poster bed frames require a mattress with inset corners to accommodate the bed’s decorative posts, which can protrude from the corners of the bed frame. The cut-out corners will allow your mattress to fit perfectly around your bed frame’s posts, creating a seamless and secure fit, and preventing mattress shifts.

A mattress that fits perfectly into your bed frame means you’ll be able to sink into your bed and enjoy a truly restful night’s sleep, free from any aches or pains.

2. Customisation

Whether you prefer a firm or soft mattress, bespoke mattresses can be tailored to meet your exact needs.

Mattress size, firmness, materials, springs, and other features can all be customised with a bespoke mattress, ensuring you’re able to enjoy a level of comfort that simply isn’t possible with a standard, off-the-shelf mattress.

3. Luxury

A bespoke mattress is a luxurious addition to a four poster bed, offering a unique look and feel that will complement the elegance of your bed itself.

When it comes to luxury four poster beds, aesthetics are just as important as comfort. A bespoke mattress is an excellent way to enhance the visual appeal of your bed. Not only can you choose from a range of luxurious materials and finishes, but you can also add extra touches, such as embroidery or decorative piping, to create a truly unique and personalised look.

At The Odd Company, we’ll undoubtedly be able to meet all your needs and expectations  by creating a luxury mattress that is truly bespoke to you.

4. Long Lifespan

Bespoke mattresses are a worthwhile investment for anyone who owns a four poster bed.

Not only do they offer unparalleled comfort and support, but they also have a much longer lifespan than standard mattresses. This means you’ll be able to enjoy your four poster bed for years to come, safe in the knowledge that you’re sleeping on a mattress that’s been crafted with care and attention to detail.

At The Odd Company, a tight team of highly skilled craftsmen and women handmake all our mattresses using traditional techniques. We only ever use the highest quality British made spring systems, as well as natural fillings such as lambswool and cashmere to ensure our mattresses are breathable, sustainable, and last for many years.

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If you’re lucky enough to own a four poster bed, investing in a bespoke mattress that correctly fits your bedframe will ensure you enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep for many years to come.

If you’d like to know more about our made-to-measure mattresses, please call us on 01772 786 666, or email us at [email protected]. A member of our team will be happy to help!