Early in his career, Italian designer Luciano Bertoncini had a chance meeting with the legendary Joe Colombo, who chose one of Bertoncini’s products to feature in his catalog. The exposure he received from that placement led to an invitation to contribute to the famous 1972 exhibition Italy: The New Domestic Landscape at MoMA in New York. Today, Bertoncini is a furniture designer working from his studio in Treviso, serving the needs of clients around the world. It takes a skilled designer to make a metal bed look elegant rather than institutional, and his Min Bed (2003) has been a best-selling product in our assortment since its debut. Combining high-quality materials and expert construction with a basic slat platform, the Min provides constant ventilation for your mattress (which is crucial for memory foam). The clip-on headboard maintains the bed’s clean appearance and is gently curved for comfort. Bed ships flat; simple assembly required. Made in Italy.
BED, epoxy powder-coated aluminum frame; wood slats with rubber inserts; felt glides. HEADBOARD, Plexiglas Satin Ice with rounded corners; extruded aluminum brackets with silver lacquer.
The overall height (frame plus headboard) is 31.5" Twin: H 12" W 40" D 76" Platform Height 9.5" Full: H 12" W 55.5" D 76.5" Platform Height 9.5" Queen: H 12" W 62" D 82" Platform Height 9.5" King: H 12" W 78.5" D 82.5" Platform Height 9.5" Notes: Overall height including headboard is 31.5". Platform sits a few inches below frame.
Since 1958, Luciano Bertoncini has been quietly and happily helping to create Italy's design scene. Some say that Bertoncini, a man who eschews the spotlight, hasn't received due credit for the impact he's had on contemporary European modernism. But that doesn't seem to bother him. "Bertoncini is neither envious nor bitter," says Virginio Briatore in the introduction to Bertoncini's 1999 retrospective; "he considers himself a lucky man, and he is always in good humor."