A bed frame is a critical part of getting the quality sleep you need. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.

You’ve done the legwork and finally found the mattress you’ve been dreaming of — and your body deserves. Heck, you even went all out on new pillows, sheets, and a duvet. Now, it’s time to rethink your bed frame. 

But finding a bed frame that meets your quality standards, your commitment to eco-consciousness, and your bedroom vibe — and will ensure your mattress is properly supported for the long haul? Well, that’s a task that’s easier said than done.

We’re one step ahead of you. Put the finishing touch on your ultimate sleep sanctuary with our guide for choosing the right bed frame.  

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Modern Charm 

avocado city bed frame and side tableBest For: First apartments, small spaces, and a minimalist aesthetic. 

Our City Bed is a best-seller for good reason. The bed frame is available in two beautiful tones; choose between the gentle warmth of alder and maple or lustrous walnut. And softly rounded corners add an elegant charm — not to mention prevent painful stubs or bumps when getting in or out of bed. It’s low profile, too, so it’s perfect for small spaces and apartments, as well as taller pillow-top and box-top mattresses. For even more “wow” factor, add a solid wood headboard.

Assembly is easy and totally tool-free. Plus, the slats gently tuck into place with organic cotton ribbing to minimize wood squeaks. Complete your bedroom with our City Nightstand or consider the City Bedroom Bundle, which includes a Green Mattress, City Bed Frame, and City Bed Nightstand for 15% off the set.

Mid-Century Modern 

avocado mid century modern bed frame and side tableBest For: Those who love the classics but with added depth and character. 

Simple, functional, and with clean lines that hark back to its 1960s inspiration, our Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame elevates any bedroom with sophistication and dimension. The bed frame features handsome angular legs, a sturdy, heavy platform, and an optional headboard. Every piece is handcrafted in our FSC-certified Los Angeles woodshop in light-hued maple or rich walnut — durable, abundant hardwoods that will stand up to everyday use.

You don’t need a crew to help put our Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame together, either. Assembly is a cinch and only requires an Allen wrench. Love the bed frame? Get the whole collection with matching dressers and nightstands.

Nature Inspired

avocado natural wood bed frame and side tableBest For: A dose of nostalgia and a vintage, timeless look.  

When it comes to our Natural Wood Bed Frame, no two pieces are alike. That’s because we craft the furniture with solid, reclaimed Douglas Fir that we responsibly source in California from buildings constructed 50 to 100 years ago.

The dense grain’s blemishes and nail holes are carefully smoothed and plainly displayed, and once it’s finished with a “rustic raw” stain and sealed, the resulting color range is unique to each bed frame. Enhancing the wood’s already grand character is our way of paying homage to its previous life and a reminder to protect and preserve our natural resources by ensuring as little as possible goes to waste.

The result is a durable, heirloom-quality bed frame you’ll pass down through generations. Pair with our matching dressers and end tables for a nature-inspired bedroom set.

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Lovely and Low-Profile 

avocado malibu bed frame and side tableBest For: Brightening up small bedrooms, tiny corners, and studio apartments.

Thoughtfully designed and exquisite, our Malibu Platform Bed Frame combines tasteful elements — like rounded edges, brass accents, and easy assembly — with beautiful craftsmanship for an enduring piece that is always on-trend. We craft the bed frame with responsibly harvested maple and walnut, allowing the woods’ beautiful, natural patinas to elevate their exceptional appeal.

Dress up the piece with an optional 41- or 46-inch tall headboard. (The 41-inch headboard is ideal for all Avocado mattresses, and the 46-inch headboard is ideal for the Luxury Plush Mattress.) Or, add height to the low-profile design with 6- and 8-inch attachable legs for additional under-the-bed storage. Complete the bedroom set with our Malibu Platform Dresser and Nightstand.

Just the Basics

avocado eco bed frame with adjustable legsBest For: Apartments, compact spaces, and children’s bedrooms.

Contemporary and affordable, our Eco Bed Frame with Adjustable Legs delivers essential support for your mattress. Not only does it provide exceptional strength and durability, but it also boasts the convenience of easy disassembly for hassle-free relocation.

The minimalist design features a sturdy metal bed frame and attached hardwood platform that we cover with a layer of GOTS-certified organic wool and wrap in GOTS-certified organic cotton. We craft the legs with resilient rubberwood, a hardwood sourced from rubber trees cultivated on responsible plantations across Asia, Africa, and South America.

Choose from three adjustable leg heights — 4 inches, 8 inches, and 12 inches — that offer the flexibility to enjoy a low-profile bed frame or elevate it to maximize under-the-bed storage. Pair with any Avocado mattress.

The Perfect First Bed Frame

avocado trundle bed frameBest For: Parents who want a versatile, space-efficient, trustworthy bed frame for their kid or tween. 

Our Trundle Bed Frame is the ultimate kids bed — and perfect for sleepovers, siblings, and bedtime stories. We craft the solid wood bed frame with beech — a sustainable hardwood — in our own FSC®-certified Los Angeles woodshop. Available in a white or a natural wood finish, you can rest easy knowing we only use zero-VOC glues, paint, and varnishes.

Add a trundle in a twin size that seamlessly slides under the bed frame when not in use. It’s ideal for whenever you need an extra bed in the house — without taking up any additional space. The trundle also includes two wood pieces to convert the bed frame into one large storage space for under-the-bed toys or supplemental bedding.

Need a mattress? The Kids Bed Frame fits with our twin-size Eco Organic Kids Mattress or twin mattresses that don’t exceed 7 inches tall.

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