A best-seller, Espalda carries the provocative tradition of the daybed offering the versatility of sitting, lounging and napping. The substantial construction of canted wood slabs supports a beveled floating platform.  The platform is slatted for airflow and flexible support. 

Handmade in a selection of Signature and Distinctive hardwoods with our Roman and Williams Guild Living Finishes.

Stephen Alesch and Robin Standefer’s Roman and Williams Guild Original Designs are each branded with our insignia and delivered with a Certificate of Authenticity.

To complete Espalda, we offer two kinds of French-style mattresses:

A couture Daniel Heer Horsehair handsewn mattress is a favorite amongst royalty and known to last for 90+ years.   Heer’s family has been making these rare mattresses for five generations.

Our Roman and Williams Guild distinctive tufted wool mattress is also available for purchase separately.  Each mattress is available in a variety of textiles and leathers.

Wood Finishes

Wood Finishes

Signature Finishes

  • Black Inked White Oak
  • Grey Stained White Oak
  • Bleached Oak
  • Oxidized Maple
  • Walnut Danish Oil
  • Brilliant Polish Walnut

Distinctive Finishes

  • Old Growth White Oak With Soap
  • Danish Oil Claro Walnut
  • Brilliant Polish Claro Walnut


Starting at $7,900 USD

Customize with our selection of Living Finishes.