The most common thing is to have some kind of base for placing your mattress. Have you ever though about the idea of putting mattress on the floor? Although this may sound a little odd to you, it is an often practice. Despite, this does not necessarily have to mean lack of comfort. Some may not like a raised bed. See why a bed on the floor is a great solution!
Can I put mattress on the floor?
Why not? You just have to do it the right way. Choose a suitable size for the place where you plan to put it. If you want to place it on a carpet, make sure you have the proper base. Use a sheet of polythene or foam as a separator. This will prevent cold or heat waves reaching through to you.
Once a week you should lift it up and dry out the air beneath it. Lift it upright against a wall so the floor airs out. Bed on the floor should not be a practice in the areas with humid weather conditions. The mattress can develop mold. Also, consider that weather elements such as cold and heat get direct contact with you if you are sleeping on the mattress at floor level.
Yes, it is stylish!
And yes, it can be turned into a stylish bed. Minimalist bedroom often use this to avoid having too much stuff. You should first lower all the elements in the bedroom , like the night stands. Choose a beautiful bedding set. It will make a difference. Add layers, colors and textures to create interest and warmth. Placing lots of pillows on the back will substitute the headboard, which is not necessary here.