175+ Beautiful Designer Bedrooms to Inspire You
These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.
It can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it’s the one space where you get to recharge. With over 175 different styles, there’s an idea for everyone here. And if you’re seeking inspiration for other areas in your home, too, our bathroom and living room design galleries have hundreds of gorgeous tricks to steal.
Designer Christina Rottman describes this Santa Barbara suite as “one of the most luxurious guest bedrooms I have done .” Cozy bed-curtains in Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Senja fabric outfit the custom four-poster by Gregorius Pineo terra, providing a warm contrast to the black-and-white prints around the room.
With eight walls to work with, Charleston decorator Angie Hranowsky softened harsh angles with a bold Élitis wallpaper. A sculptural Room Board canopy bed adds some geometry of its own in a neutral white.
A family home’s master bedroom “has a cocooned, tree house feeling,” says designer Chloe Warner. Oly’s Willa bed is topped with shams in a checked pattern by Chelsea Textiles and a lumbar pillow in a Lee Jofa linen.
Graceful prints and a muted palette lend quiet intimacy to a guest bedroom in a mountain getaway. The walls and valances are in a Brunschwig Fils hound-dog toile. An antique needlepoint of terriers watches over the room.
For a girl’s bedroom, designer Bailey McCarthy conjures a “full-on princess fantasy” with a bed canopy in a Designers Guild floral.
Zoffany wallpaper frames a niche in a colorful Texas home’s guest bedroom.
In a Florida pied-à-terre , walls in Benjamin Moore’s Salmon Peach contrast with curtains in a green Norbar Fabrics linen and a Dash Albert rug.
Designer Nina Farmer layered shades of gray with autumnal colors in a New England home’s master bedroom. The walls are now sheathed in Phillip Jeffries’s soothing silk-and-abaca wallpaper. The custom Roman shades are in a Holland Sherry print. A Circa Lighting ceiling fixture casts a warm glow reminiscent of the golden leaves on the river birch trees that line the property.
In an Atlanta cottage designed by Shon Parker , a vintage Ralph Lauren Home bed rests on an antique Afshar rug; the ceiling is in Benjamin Moore’s Woodlawn Blue.
Walls in Benjamin Moore’s Clearlake are overlaid with a white-palm motif in a Florida bedroom . A portrait of the designer’s mother holding her dog hangs over the canopy bed.
In a boys’ room at a Lake Tahoe mountain home, curtain-shaded bunks in Farrow Ball’s Calke Green are inspired by Pullman train cars, says designer Matt O’Dorisio .
A master bedroom designed by Elizabeth Kennedy and Ray Booth celebrates softness. It features an upholstered headboard from Joseph Company and bedding made from Rogers Goffigon fabrics. Two skirted chairs by McAlpine for Lee Industries sit beside a custom steel-frame mirror, hand-silvered by R Squared. The ceiling fixture from Remains Lighting is one of several lanterns in the house.
“It felt cozy,” designer Colleen Bashaw says, “to do pattern on pattern, texture on texture” in the daughter’s bedroom of a Tudor beach house. The side table is draped in a custom pink zebra linen.
In a pattern-happy home, Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham covered the bedroom walls in Sandberg’s Raphaël wallpaper. A Tilton Fenwick for Target headboard is upholstered in the duo’s Jax fabric for Duralee.
For a girl’s room, Matt O’Dorisio added custom rails and stairs to reach the top of Pottery Barn bunk beds. Linen curtains and pillows are in Tulu’s Kezban.
This master bedroom, which overlooks the ocean, is covered in Christopher Farr Cloth’s Carnival wallpaper. “I wanted it to feel like a cocoon,” designer Colleen Bashaw says. The custom burlap bed with nailhead trim is dressed with monogrammed pillowcases by Leontine Linens, sheets from Schweitzer Linen and a Les Indiennes throw.
To create a calming atmosphere in a California vacation home, designer Frances Merrill brought in neutral colors, including a floor painted in Benjamin Moore’s Rockport Gray. A Blu Dot Dodu bed in oatmeal wool felt and boudoir pillows in Kerry Joyce’s Rigoletto velvet add texture, and the bedside lamps are from West Elm.
Don’t overlook a DIY project. Justina Blakeney designed the curvy headboard with built-in nightstands for her “Jungalow” . The bed is dressed in a Matteo duvet cover and a vintage Moroccan wedding blanket. The rug is by Blakeney for Loloi. The ceramic pendant lamp and artwork are vintage.
Lilac runs throughout a Park Avenue apartment, including the master bedroom’s custom headboard and hummingbird wallpaper by Cole Son. Linens from Restoration Hardware cover the bed, and the swing-arm light is from Vaughan. Pottery Barn’s Duncan Diamond rug adds a neutral counterpoint to a room filled with pattern and color.
Perfectly paired linens bring this elegant master suite together. The exterior canopy and bed skirt are in Manuel Canovas’s Solange fabric, and Leontine Linens’ bedding has a curvaceous border that visually anchors the bed in the ethereal space. Tufted armchairs upholstered in Holland Sherry’s Kensington wool felt face a TV that slides out from under the bed.
Grownups can have pink bedrooms too. Colefax and Fowler’s Bowood wallpaper covers the walls and ceiling of a townhouse bedroom. A pink shade tops Thomas O’Brien’s Paolo sconce, matching the monogrammed linens and tufted bench.
Missing a guest bedroom in his New York apartment, Amir Khamneipur created a pair of six-foot-long banquettes that pivot to become twin beds. Upholstered in a Perennials outdoor fabric, they have built-in drawers for stashing luggage.
While this Maryland home features soot gray walls, a regal canopy adds a fanciful touch to a girl’s bedroom. Glass nesting tables from Donghia offer a sleek contrast. Nevis curtains by Lady Ann Fabrics are trimmed in a Samuel Sons pom-pom fringe.
At the heart of a studio apartment, the bed alcove lacks windows but walls in Colorhouse’s Grain .01 “makes the room feel like it’s bathed in Mediterranean sunshine,” says designer Sara Bengur. The hand-embroidered wool bedcover, kilim throw pillows and mohair-and-wool throw are all from Sara Bengur Shop. The hand-painted blue artwork, originally part of a wall in India, was a gift from designer John Robshaw, who is both a friend and a client.
Both parents and kids can agree on this refined space. In a sophisticated Manhattan apartment, a rainbow-hued Italian Sputnik-style chandelier hangs in a boy’s bedroom and a trellis-print Phillip Jeffries grass cloth covers the walls.