Contemporary – in a literal sense – is not specifically limited to any one particular style yet it is often attributed to design and architecture deemed fashionable modish novel and smart.
Modern materials consist of steel concrete glass and plastic but they also include wood and varied ‘softer’ materials. In Organic Modernism complex woodworking techniques were combined with sculptural and organic forms (famous proponents included Danish designers Kaare Klint and Hans J. Wegner).
There’s no reason why you can’t splurge on some stunning beds even if they’re not queen or king-sized. These four-post beds with intricate wood carvings featured on My Design Chic and HGTV are elegant and eye-catching.
Painting the walls might be the easiest way to add green to the bedroom along with bedding and accessories in a matching hue but think beyond the obvious if you want a truly captivating room.
Just repeat the color in the room using vivacious bedding accessories nightstands or even a couple of lovely vases and you have an inviting bedroom that is both energetic and relaxing.
A bed and bookshelf headboard from Simply Grove takes a different approach by positioning one side of the bed against it as opposed to the head of the bed.
Of course mirrors can sometimes be better used than framed pieces of artwork. Check out these small but elegant round mirrors hung above each bed from Zsa Zsa Bellagio. And that chandelier really is a beauty too!
Think about it. A pair of twin beds is more convenient for guests who aren’t couples and the symmetry you can create will give your guests double the design envy! Check out these that will make your guests feel right at home.
The greatest contemporary designs – as with modern designs – are those that truly connect with people. They will likely become the heirlooms of the future.
Regular everyday bookshelves are perfect for this idea but to step up your style you can get even more creative with different styles and even custom-made units if you’re willing to go that far. For example a very rustic bedroom theme from A Beautiful Mess Antiques uses an old weathered bookshelf with lots of old books to match the lovely country bedding.
Similar to the first example shown in this article this bookshelf headboard from Made By Mood shows how you don’t necessarily need to put yours up against a wall and instead makes a great solution for a partition.
The use of various shades of white also minimizes visual fragmentation in the room and it is a color that works beautifully with French country beach cottage chic or just cottage chic variants of the style. As a rule when in doubt turn to white in the shabby chic bedroom!
Although they look good in all shapes and sizes there’s something really satisfying about this bookshelf headboard from Potted Store that fits so perfectly next to the window in this bedroom (along with being the exact same width of the bed).