Although you may think of flat packed furniture in terms of something of recent times, or maybe you simply think of Ikea, but the invention of this type of furniture dates back to the early medieval times.
During this time wealthy people had their medieval four poster beds created to be dismantled at times when they need to carry it with them for travel. In the 18th century, the need for furniture that could be transported easily made way to the creation of folding campaign furniture that were mostly used in the military and exploration quests.
Later in the 1850’s and onwards, wardrobe furniture that could be partially dismantled were created. During World War II, when people saw the need for furniture that they could bring with them when the need arises, flat pack bedroom furniture grew immensely popular.
The availability of the resources and the technology to make such furniture boomed during the 1950’s, and as such, people saw this as an opportunity to acquire cheap and sturdy furniture in replacement for their ruined ones brought about by the war. Since then, the popularity of flat pack furniture has boomed.
Flat pack bedroom furniture not only comes in the form of beds. Most furniture on sale nowadays for a typical bedroom, so bedroom furniture wardrobes, bedside cabinets, chests, dressing tables, storage chests, and bookcases will be created and sold in flat pack form, ready to transport and quickly assemble.
Some people believe that flat pack furniture is hard to assemble or will easily fall apart. While this has been the case during the earliest distribution of such furniture, most flat pack furniture designers nowadays make use of the best materials suitable for easier assembly of the furniture, and, at the same time, produce robust and durable furniture that can stand the test of time.
When compared to the cost of ready assembled furniture, flat pack furniture wins hands down. Because it takes up less storage space, it is easier to manufacture, store and deliver. Assembled furniture such as beds and wardrobes can occupy a lot of space while in transit, and may also be difficult to carry into the home and place into the desired room in the house after purchase.
So for furniture that is durable, cost effective, and easy to deliver and bring into your home, the Flat pack bedroom furniture ticks all boxes.