A comfortable bedroom décor is essential for a peaceful night’s sleep. Modern bedroom is adored for its simplicity of design. While planning the interior of a modern bedroom, insist on having an unfussy décor. Try to arrange for enough storage space so that you do not end up designing a cluttered bedroom. A cluttered bedroom décor is detrimental to the health and wellbeing of your family members. Cluttered spaces trap dust particles, harmful volatile organic compounds and grime. This results in unhygienic interior environment.
Avoid building your bedroom in the northern corner of your house or apartment. It will not receive enough sunshine. Besides, in the winter months, it will be constantly exposed to the chilly northern winds. Improve the acoustical qualities of the room, especially if you live in a busy part of the city. Cover the flooring with plush rug and windows with heavy curtains. Upholstered wall panels also reduce sound pollution and help you spend some restful time in the bedroom.
Modern bedroom design has a preference for built in furniture. Built in wardrobe and vanity unit help you make an optimal use of the available space. Use materials like wood, concrete, porcelain tiles and stone to build your bedroom. These materials are durable, easy to clean and maintain. Nowadays, hardly anyone has enough time to follow an elaborate cleaning schedule for each section of the house.
While designing a modern bedroom, don’t feel shy about seeking help from an experienced interior designer. Experienced professionals often help you design a very stylish room well within your budget. The cost of bedroom décor depends on a variety of factors. It is possible to design a fully furnished comfortable bedroom by paying between $80 CAD and $120 CAD per square foot.
When it comes to choosing the right kind of bed for your modern bedroom, you are almost inundated with choices. Platform bed is one of the most popular bed types. Its simple geometric design makes it look so irresistibly attractive. Murphy and Trundle beds are ideal for small bedrooms. Murphy bed can be folded away in the day time. So if you live in a studio apartment, you can keep the interior perfectly in order throughout the day. Trundle beds increase the storage space and are perfect for small homes. Divan with storage units is a popular alternative to the Trundle bed.
Poster beds are not so common in the modern bedrooms. Ornately designed four poster or canopy beds are more of a staple for the classical bedrooms. However, beds with simpler poster designs and half poster beds designed for the contemporary dwellings look elegant in a modern setting as well. These beds have frameworks sans any ornamentation. The posters have a slimmer design than the classical poster or canopy beds.
Sofa beds and futons are more of a temporary solution. You may use these beds in your rented apartments or in the guest rooms. Prolong use of these beds tend to create physical discomfort. You may invest in beds made of solid wood, engineered wood, reclaimed wood, wrought iron and steel. Hardwood beds made of mahogany, walnut, oak and maple last for decades. The same applies for the metal beds made of wrought iron or steel. However, these beds are costly. Beds designed from reclaimed wood and engineered wood offer a more cost effective solution.
A standard double bed is 54 inches wide and 75 inches long. Queen size beds are 60 inches wide and 80 inches long. Most homeowners in Canada opt for a queen size bed for their main bedroom. King size beds are 76 inches wide and 80 inches long. Simple queen size platform beds made of hardwood cost around $1750 CAD. Queen size beds with leather upholstery cost more than $2500 CAD. Wrought iron beds are relatively cheaper. They cost about $1200 CAD. Engineered wood and laminated beds are available in less than $600 CAD.
The best colour scheme for your bedroom is the one that you find most elegant and comfortable. Colours have a great impact on our mind. So it is essential that you choose modern bedroom colours that you find most relaxing. Interior designers prefer colour palettes dominated by white and grey for the modern bedroom interiors. Some of the other options include shades of cool blue and white, lavender and white or neutral grey with a splash of bright colour. However, you are welcome to experiment with a variety of other colours as well. Choose between two complementary shades. Introduce a third colour only if necessary and solely as an accent tone.
Through your choices of colours, try to maintain the harmony and peaceful nature of the room. At the same time select colours that have a cheery effect on the overall décor. Don’t forget to play with the textures. Incorporate matte or satin finishes on the walls. Limit the use of reflective surfaces. It may disturb the peaceful nature of the interior. Introduce wooden elements whenever possible. The warmth of wood along with its varied texture adds a touch of glamour in the interiors.
Many homeowners are persistently plagued by the lack of sufficient storage space in a small bedroom. If you are one of them, then use the following tricks to address this issue. Buy furniture with built in storage space such as a storage bed or Trundle bed and Ottomans with storage spaces. Instead of a freestanding tv cabinet, install a floating tv cabinet cum shelving system. You may even install floating nightstands that are attached with the headboard or the wall behind the headboard. It will free up some floor area.
Invest in a built in wardrobe. It takes less space than the freestanding storage units of your dressing room, yet helps you design an organised and chic bedroom. Consider having customised storage units for a small room. You may hire an experienced carpenter to design furniture suitable for your bedroom. Install a large mirror on the feature wall. You may also opt for wardrobes with doors having mirror finishes. Mirrors tend to make you room look more spacious. But be careful with this step. The presence of too many shiny objects may upset the relaxed nature of the interior. Keep a small room sufficiently illuminated. Otherwise, it tends to look even more cluttered and depressing. You may install a combination of ceiling mounted LED lighting fixtures and wall sconces to decorate the room.