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Going to renovate your bedroom and don’t know which way to go? Puzzled over styles, colors and other stuff you may want to include into your final result? No worries, we have prepared all the hottest bedroom decor trends for 2021, and I’m sure that you’ll find something for yourself here, or at least get inspired to create your own sleeping space that will make you feel at ease each time you enter.

Colors

Earthy Tones

One of the biggest decor trends of this year is earthy tones in decor. Why earthy? The first reason is that Boho decor and 70s style have gained maximal popularity and earthy tones are characteristic of these styles. The second reason is the lockdown we experience – we strive for calm, soothing and nature-inspired spaces, and such a color scheme is perfection.

an earthy bedroom in boho style, with wooden furniture, terracotta bedding, a wicker lamp and a wreath of wheat

an earthy bedroom in boho style, with wooden furniture, terracotta bedding, a wicker lamp and a wreath of wheat

a contemporary boho earthy bedroom with a terracotta wall, earthy tone bedding, vases, artworks and a pendant lamp

a contemporary boho earthy bedroom with a terracotta wall, earthy tone bedding, vases, artworks and a pendant lamp

a moody earthy toned bedroom with terracotta walls, wooden furniture, grey and white bedding and gold touches

a moody earthy toned bedroom with terracotta walls, wooden furniture, grey and white bedding and gold touches

an earthy tone bedroom with a terracotta color block wall, a rattan bed, grasses and potted greenery

an earthy tone bedroom with a terracotta color block wall, a rattan bed, grasses and potted greenery

a chic modern bedroom with black and white furniture, a rich stained bed, orange bedding, leaves and grasses

a chic modern bedroom with black and white furniture, a rich stained bed, orange bedding, leaves and grasses

a warm earthy tone bedroom with a light stained bed, a pendant lamp and orange bedding

a warm earthy tone bedroom with a light stained bed, a pendant lamp and orange bedding

a warm earthy toned bedroom with blush walls, terracotta and blush bedding, wall sconces and a vintage dresser

a warm earthy toned bedroom with blush walls, terracotta and blush bedding, wall sconces and a vintage dresser

an earthy toned bedroom with a mauve statement wall, floating nightstands, terracotta bedding and simple lamps

an earthy toned bedroom with a mauve statement wall, floating nightstands, terracotta bedding and simple lamps

a welcoming and soft earthy toned bedroom with tan walls, pink and striped bedding, artworks and grasses

a welcoming and soft earthy toned bedroom with tan walls, pink and striped bedding, artworks and grasses

a comforting bedroom with terracotta walls, a brick floor, neutral and terracotta bedding is chic and warm

a comforting bedroom with terracotta walls, a brick floor, neutral and terracotta bedding is chic and warm

a luxurious bedroom in earthy tones, with a rust metal accent wall, an upholstered grey bed, a gold insert and elegant bedding

a luxurious bedroom in earthy tones, with a rust metal accent wall, an upholstered grey bed, a gold insert and elegant bedding

Pastel Shades

Pastel shades suddenly reached the top, too, and for the same reason – soothing, relaxing and comforting colors are a must for now. Pastels easily match any decor style, there are no limits to integrate them, so choose any shades you like, pair them up with each other or with white and voila – you’ll have a beautiful and calming bedroom.

a pretty bedroom with a pink ceiling, light-stained furniture, an accent wall, mint bedding and ottomans in blue and white

a pretty bedroom with a pink ceiling, light-stained furniture, an accent wall, mint bedding and ottomans in blue and white

a pastel bedroom with a light blue wall and color blocking, pastel and color block bedding and a pink clock

a pastel bedroom with a light blue wall and color blocking, pastel and color block bedding and a pink clock

a welcoming and inviting bedroom with a blush accent wal and matching bedding plus a copper lamp

a welcoming and inviting bedroom with a blush accent wal and matching bedding plus a copper lamp

a light blue bedroom with a grey bed, pastel bedding, blooms and a small vintage gallery wall

a light blue bedroom with a grey bed, pastel bedding, blooms and a small vintage gallery wall

a blush bedroom with wooden furniture, mint-colored and pink bedding, pink pendant lamps and a bold rug

a blush bedroom with wooden furniture, mint-colored and pink bedding, pink pendant lamps and a bold rug

a pastel green bedroom with light stained wooden furniture, green bedding and a jute rug plus some plants

a pastel green bedroom with light stained wooden furniture, green bedding and a jute rug plus some plants

a light blue bedroom, rattan furniture, a catchy chandelier with birds, artworks and potted plants

a light blue bedroom, rattan furniture, a catchy chandelier with birds, artworks and potted plants

a light blue bedroom with a ledge, pink and white bedding, a garland and simple artworks is welcoming

a light blue bedroom with a ledge, pink and white bedding, a garland and simple artworks is welcoming

a bedroom with pink walls, artworks, floral bedding and colorful lamps is amazing for spring and summer

a bedroom with pink walls, artworks, floral bedding and colorful lamps is amazing for spring and summer

Decor

Japandi

The most popular decor style this year is Japandi – a mix of Scandinavian and Japanese decor. It’s characterized with simple Scandinavian and very neutral color palettes, laconic furniture with a strong minimalist influence and nothing excessive – not in prints, not in colors, not in decor. This style is very soothing, relaxing and welcoming, and that’s what we need in the bedroom, don’t we?

a Japandi bedroom in neutrals feels very welcoming, airy and cozy and looks simple and chic at the same time

a Japandi bedroom in neutrals feels very welcoming, airy and cozy and looks simple and chic at the same time

a Japandi bedroom with an arched window, light stained wooden furniture, grey and white bedding, driftwood

a Japandi bedroom with an arched window, light stained wooden furniture, grey and white bedding, driftwood

a Japandi bedroom with wooden and white furniture, a bold artwork, terracotta and white bedding and a basket

a Japandi bedroom with wooden and white furniture, a bold artwork, terracotta and white bedding and a basket

a stylish and welcoming Japandi bedroom with a rattan bed, wooden furniture, grey and white bedding and lamps

a stylish and welcoming Japandi bedroom with a rattan bed, wooden furniture, grey and white bedding and lamps

a simple and stylish Japandi bedroom with a grey upholstered bed, grey bedding and pillows, a tree stump table

a simple and stylish Japandi bedroom with a grey upholstered bed, grey bedding and pillows, a tree stump table

a welcoming neutral bedroom in Japandi style, in greys, creamy and earthy tones is very chic and cool

a welcoming neutral bedroom in Japandi style, in greys, creamy and earthy tones is very chic and cool

a chic bedroom with grey walls, a light stained bed, a concrete table and a pendant bulb

a chic bedroom with grey walls, a light stained bed, a concrete table and a pendant bulb

a Japandi guest bedroom in neutrals, with a gallery wall, a bed and a stool, a gold sconce and pretty pillows

a Japandi guest bedroom in neutrals, with a gallery wall, a bed and a stool, a gold sconce and pretty pillows

a minimalist Japandi bedroom in white and grey, with a glazed wall for a lovely view and light stained wooden floors

a minimalist Japandi bedroom in white and grey, with a glazed wall for a lovely view and light stained wooden floors

a welcoming and airy Japandi bedroom in light greys and white, with a statement artwork and grey bedding plus glazed walls

a welcoming and airy Japandi bedroom in light greys and white, with a statement artwork and grey bedding plus glazed walls

Floral Wallpaper

Floral and botanical wallpaper is all the rage this year! I must say that this such wallpaper never goes out of style but this year it’s especially actual. Choose colors and prints that fit your space, there’s a wide range to choose from. You may go for all the walls, one accent wall or even ceiling done with such wallpaper and easily give your bedroom a trendy look that will be actual for years.

a glam black and blush bedroom with black walls, a moody floral ceiling, a gallery wall with gold and pink bedding

a glam black and blush bedroom with black walls, a moody floral ceiling, a gallery wall with gold and pink bedding

a cozy vintage-inspired bedroom with a floral wallpaper wall, polka dot bedding, vintage-inspired furniture and a blush lamp

a cozy vintage-inspired bedroom with a floral wallpaper wall, polka dot bedding, vintage-inspired furniture and a blush lamp

a vintage-inspired bedroom with a blue floral wall, a white forged bed, white furniture, a dark artwork and a pendant lamp

a vintage-inspired bedroom with a blue floral wall, a white forged bed, white furniture, a dark artwork and a pendant lamp

a dreamy bedroom with a pastel floral mural, white furniture, an artwork, white lamps and pastel bedding

a dreamy bedroom with a pastel floral mural, white furniture, an artwork, white lamps and pastel bedding

a glam and cool bedroom with a pink botanical wall, a green bed, green and pink pillows and a feather chandelier

a glam and cool bedroom with a pink botanical wall, a green bed, green and pink pillows and a feather chandelier

a vintage bedroom with floral wallpaper, a black forged bed, a vintage pink chair and printed textiles

a vintage bedroom with floral wallpaper, a black forged bed, a vintage pink chair and printed textiles

a bold modern bedroom with tropical leaf wallpaper, a catchy wooden bed and round nightstands plus pendant lamps

a bold modern bedroom with tropical leaf wallpaper, a catchy wooden bed and round nightstands plus pendant lamps

moody botanical print wallpaper is paired with black and white furniture to create a contrast and look outstanding

moody botanical print wallpaper is paired with black and white furniture to create a contrast and look outstanding

a lovely bedroom with a watercolor floral wall, a bed with a rattan headboard, white nightstands, gold touches

a lovely bedroom with a watercolor floral wall, a bed with a rattan headboard, white nightstands, gold touches

a vintage-inspired bedroom with yellow floral walls, a heavy bed with pillars, a chair and nightstands plus blooms

a vintage-inspired bedroom with yellow floral walls, a heavy bed with pillars, a chair and nightstands plus blooms

Furniture

Statement beds And Headboards

A bed is a centerpiece of each bedroom, and this year you’ll see a lot of statement beds that really surprise and inspired. Rattan, metal, wooden, acrylic – there are many more beds to take a look at, and a statement headboard is also a very trendy feature. Even if your bed doesn’t have one, you may create it yourself and change the look of your bedroom with it.

a rattan bed with a curved headboard is a very eye-catchy and bold idea to make a statement in your space

a rattan bed with a curved headboard is a very eye-catchy and bold idea to make a statement in your space

an airy bedroom with a bed made of wooden slab is a welcoming space with a strong rustic feel

an airy bedroom with a bed made of wooden slab is a welcoming space with a strong rustic feel

a glam bed with an oversized pink tufted headboard with a silver frame sets the tone in this space

a glam bed with an oversized pink tufted headboard with a silver frame sets the tone in this space

a soft and lovely bedroom with a pink upholstered bed, crystal chandeliers, pink and creamy bedding

a soft and lovely bedroom with a pink upholstered bed, crystal chandeliers, pink and creamy bedding

a pastel bedroom with a statement bed with a green statement headboard, bright bedding and textiles

a pastel bedroom with a statement bed with a green statement headboard, bright bedding and textiles

a neutral bedroom with a statement canopy bed, a bench with a pink throw, a lovely floral chandelier

a neutral bedroom with a statement canopy bed, a bench with a pink throw, a lovely floral chandelier

a country bedroom with yellow walls, a forged bed, yellow floral bedding and matching curtains plus a green desk

a country bedroom with yellow walls, a forged bed, yellow floral bedding and matching curtains plus a green desk

a Japandi bedroom with a statement bed with a canopy over the bed clad with wood and a niche for storage

a Japandi bedroom with a statement bed with a canopy over the bed clad with wood and a niche for storage

a statement modern bedroom with a grey wall, a white bed with an extended wooden slab headboard and yellow bedding

a statement modern bedroom with a grey wall, a white bed with an extended wooden slab headboard and yellow bedding

a coastal boho bedroom with a rattan bed, a chest, rattan lamps and coasters and greenery

a coastal boho bedroom with a rattan bed, a chest, rattan lamps and coasters and greenery

Functional Furniture

Add functionality to your space with functional furniture! Storage beds, headboards, built-in shelves, dressers, windowsill storage units and other things will save you a lot of space and declutter the bedroom making it look bigger and more welcoming. Enjoy!

a floating nightstand with a drawer and an open shelf is a lovely idea to save some floor space

a floating nightstand with a drawer and an open shelf is a lovely idea to save some floor space

a minimalist bedroom in white with a storage platform that doubles as a bed doesn't have any clutter

a minimalist bedroom in white with a storage platform that doubles as a bed doesn't have any clutter

a chic small bedroom with a whole wall taken by a green storage unit, a plywood wall, sconces and cork stools is very cool

a chic small bedroom with a whole wall taken by a green storage unit, a plywood wall, sconces and cork stools is very cool

a contemporary bedroom with a sleek storage bed, with drawers and open compartments in the headboard is cool

a contemporary bedroom with a sleek storage bed, with drawers and open compartments in the headboard is cool

a Scandinavian bedroom in white, with a storage bed, some storage units and lamps is a welcoming space for a child

a Scandinavian bedroom in white, with a storage bed, some storage units and lamps is a welcoming space for a child

Well, 2020 was a year, to say the least. For many people, spending so much more time at home made every single space feel important—especially the biggies, like the bedroom. The heightened emphasis on comfort and utility at home will likely stay with us through 2021 (at least), and that momentum is affecting every room in the home, including sleep spaces.

“The bedroom is really becoming the ultimate sanctuary,” says Jeanine Hays, designer and co-creator of AphroChic. “We’re going to see spaces that are more like hotel rooms, focused on luxury, sumptuous materials, and quality pieces that will last for a long time.” Want to know which specific trends for bedrooms and beds lie (heh) ahead? Read on for our 2021 predictions; some of them might even help you sleep better!

Nubby bouclé, smooth velvet, and other plush fabrics are showing up on bedside benches, accent chairs, and even headboards or bed frames. “It’s all about adding a layered feel with warm, toned textures,” says designer Shea McGee, co-owner of Studio McGee and co-star of Netflix’s “Dream Home Makeover,” who adds that “using at least two different textures makes a bigger impact.”

Bedding itself is looking cozier, too. “More and more, people are using fabrics that are soft and lush not only for a good night’s rest but also to add texture for beauty,” says Taniya Nayak, a featured designer on Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible.” “They’re pairing stitched throws with sateen cotton sheets or even choosing organic woven fabrics with imperfections in the weave.”

Designer Elaine Griffin says this whitewashed wood “is the hottest look of the coming year in my playbook” and will be a popular pick for everything from bedroom furniture to wall paneling and even flooring. Cerusing, which is sometimes referred to as “lime washing,” is yet another great way to add subtle texture to a space, since it involves using a cream or wax that’s designed to highlight the grain in wooden details (either by making it appear lighter or darker than the base tone of the piece).

That said, when it comes to shades, Griffin loves cerused wood in all its forms, “whether it’s a chalky pale on rift white oak or an inkier gray on white.” Pick a piece that works with the rest of your room; there’s something for every color scheme, and you can also DIY this kind of finish, too.

With painted murals taking off and the explosion of temporary wallpaper options in the market, bedrooms are about to start playing up pattern in a big way, according to McGee. From whimsical print-on-print combos in a kid’s room to a statement-making motif on an adult space’s ceiling or area rug, pattern can be put in both expected and unexpected places, as long as there’s some common theme in color so everything hangs together.

In addition, Griffin notes that flower designs are huge… and not just in a trending sense. “Floral wallpaper is back with a vengeance,” she says, “and the bigger the pattern, the better.”

“Standbys that were big in the ’90s like wicker and rattan are back, but they’re being reimagined with modern shapes and updated styling,” says McGee, who loves a wicker chair in the corner of a bedroom or a rattan bench at the end of the bed. Nayak also notes the wicker resurgence; she’s seeing it more in boxes and baskets, as many bedrooms now double as workout spots.

Over the past year, beiges, browns, and rust hues have taken over in textiles, and with the new year now here, McGee says many are ready to double down on warmer hues by using them on focal points like sofas and headboards. When it comes to upholstered headboards specifically, there’s not only this color trend but a stylistic one, too, according to Griffin. “Channeled headboards, either horizontally or vertically, are definitely the way to go,” she advises.

Quiet paint colors will always be a top pick for bedrooms, but increasingly, designers say lighter hues are packing an unexpected punch through faux finishes, special sheens, and decorative wall treatments, like the DIY paneling made out of PVC pipe that’s shown here.

In a similar vein, designer and HGTV host Tiffany Brooks says 2021 is going to be all about what she calls the “touchable” color. “People are looking to make showplaces out of their homes, almost like you are on a vacation,” Brooks says. “So they want details that evoke an experience… like a dusty blue painted texture on the bedroom walls.” 

Now that more people are working from home, electronic needs have increased as well, notes Brooks. “We’re all realizing how great it is to have that added burst of tech, whether it’s a charging nightstand drawer, a remote that can pre-set your shower temperatures, or even just a writing desk with a place to prop up your tablet.” Despite the fact that technology can be distracting and frowned upon in the bedroom, you’ll definitely be seeing it used in a pinch or to up the creature comfort factor in sleep spaces of all sizes.  

So long, lamps! “[Wall] sconces are coming back in a big way,” says Hays. “They’re no longer just functional. Yes, they’re perfect for reading in the evening, but they’re also beautifully designed, so they act as jewelry for a bedroom.” Brooks says chandeliers will be popular again in bedrooms, too. “They’re the best for adding drama because of their scale,” she says.

Betsy Goldberg

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Montecito Andalusian6943c6780f89b311_8032-w32-h32-b1-p10--.jpgCabana Home
Moroccan-contemporary style guest bedroom featuring home furnishings from Cabana Home. Interior Design by Cabana Home. Mid-sized tuscan master dark wood floor bedroom photo in Santa Barbara with beige walls and no fireplace
A Mid Peninsula Modern Craftsman

A Mid Peninsula Modern Craftsman

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Vaulted ceilings a sliding glass door entry point to the yard are just a couple of highlights in this grand suite design.Inspiration for a transitional master medium tone wood floor, brown floor, shiplap ceiling and vaulted ceiling bedroom remodel in San Francisco with white walls
Fontana Interiorda03b99e08861606_7014-w32-h32-b0-p0--.jpgMark English Architects, AIA

photos: Matthew Millman This 1100 SF space is a reinvention of an early 1960s unit in one of two semi-circular apartment towers near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park. The existing design ignored the sweeping views and featured the same humdrum features one might have found in a mid-range suburban development from 40 years ago. The clients who bought the unit wanted to transform the apartment into a pied a terre with the feel of a high-end hotel getaway: sleek, exciting, sexy. The apartment would serve as a theater, revealing the spectacular sights of the San Francisco Bay.

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The Master Bedroom in the Reilly model at 39 Summerlyn Drive, Ephrata in Summerlyn Green has muted blue walls and pale yellow curtains. There is enough space for a seating area with side table. This is our 2015 Parade of Homes entry! Photo Credit: Justin Tearney

Sellwood Library House4913a26900b24911_8361-w32-h32-b0-p0--.jpgThe Works

This turn-of-the-century original Sellwood Library was transformed into an amazing Portland home for it's New York transplants. Custom woodworking and cabinetry transformed this into a beautiful master bedroom. Beautiful French doors and dark stained wood floors add to the eclectic mix of original craftsmanship and modern influences. Lincoln Barbour

18-12-2020

DECORATING IDEAS

This year we all spent more time at home than any other year. All of us surely noticed the importance of living in a comfortable yet aesthetically beautiful house. As home decor evolves, chances are you now more than ever want to stay up to date with the latest trends in interior design. Well, you’ve landed in the right place, as we put together all of the 2021 home decor trends you should be aware of! What are you waiting for? Let’s get started!

Image: Scandinavian Homes

living room with cream contemporary sofa green wall and pillows and wall art gallery

1. Comfort & Tradition

Old school is coming back, but this time with a focus on comfort and functional space. The 2021 home decor trends include the introduction of softer curves, comfortable sofas, and overstuffed furniture for unprecedented levels of support. Simple decorative carvings and knotty wood surfaces will be the center of next year’s interior design programs.

dining room with beige light brown wall and round table

2. Round Shapes

As comfort and function become more relevant than aesthetics, the trend for next year is to bring simple furniture into people’s homes. Choose sofas, armchairs, and tables with a comfortable look and feel.

Images: Poster Store

3. Bold Wall Colors

Neutral wall tones were trending over the past few years. In 2021, bold colors will become parts of the most up-to-date houses. Adding bold colors to your interior design will create more personality and gives you space to make statements, as well as recreate the atmosphere or many restaurants and hotels.

Image: Tina von neulich

4. Bold Colors’ Selection

While it can be fun to paint your walls of a completely different color, 2021 home decor trends take into account the importance of which room you decide to paint and which color you choose. Keep in mind that intense colors in bedrooms can have an impact on your sleep patterns. Choose bold colors for living or dining rooms instead.

5. Lighter Woods

Light-toned wood will replace darker shades in 2021. The color is easy to add to every home and creates a more modern yet comfortable and cozy look.

6. Spacy Rooms

Lighter woods also create a sense of being in a bigger room, which is another trend we will see in 2021. Comfort and space go hand in hand. Sometimes, less is more!

7. The Grandmillenial Style

In 2021 we will see a lot of the so-called “Grandmillenial” style, which combines modern with decor and creates unique vibes for interiors. As mentioned, traditional designs will be on the rise, but so will also the creation of new stiles where contemporary and classic merge in fascinating combinations.

8. Eco-friendliness

Another important feature of 2021 home decor trends will be the focus on sustainability. Buying second hand while paying attention to the sourcing of the materials in the design will be essential aspects of next year’s interior design.

9. The comeback of the ’80s

Aside from comfort and tradition, another of 2021 home decor trends will be the comeback of the ’80s, especially from second-hand stores, for increased sustainability. Angular shapes, glass, and stone materials will make for a big part of the interior design of 2021 homes.

10. Contrasting color schemes

A perfect way to bring the style of the ’80s into your home will be to use contrasting color schemes such as black and gold or mauves and rose.

11. Natural Look

Materials and natural looks, as opposed to harsh decor, will be the norm in 2021. The choice of materials such as leather, plants, organic fibers, cane, and jute will be central to next year’s interior design trends.

12. Layering Textures

Layering textures and fabrics in your home will be of great help in creating a cohesive vibe and incorporate different styles. For instance, the combination of wool rugs, jute rugs, and cane chairs is a perfect way to create a cozy yet stylish place.

13. Naval color

Among the bold colors that will be trending in 2021, the most popular will be the darker green and blue navy color, proper for creating elegant and contemporary spaces.

Image: Urban Properties

14. Statement Pieces

To elevate any room and add some sophistication to the more traditional design, you can choose to add statement pieces with a simple but luxurious touch.

Image: Lantliv

15. Grey

Grey will be the color of the year, especially when juxtaposed with the bold colors we mentioned earlier. This neutral color is suited to connect tradition with modernity and create elegant spaces.

16. Face Line Graphic Art

A trend coming from the online world, face line graphic art will be a big thing in interior design in 2021, both in terms of decorations and accessories.

17. Industrial Interior Design

Another trend that will be big next year will be the industrial style, to take advantage of bigger spaces and create multi-purpose environments.

18. Arts and Crafts

Embracing the 19th-century movement, 2021 will see a revival of the value of handmade and decorative styles.

19. Global Influence

In 2021 the combination of earthy color palettes and warm natural textures will be a big thing.

20. Shabby Chic

To give an unrefined sense of luxury in your house, combine vintage market finds with new contemporary buys. Chandeliers and mirrors that haven’t been perfectly restored and faded fabric will add to the charm.

21. Houseplants

Filling your house with plants has never been more fashionable. They bring vibrancy and color to our homes while freshening the air: all is good about plants!

Conclusion

As you can see, 2021 will be a year of contrasts and sustainability in terms of interior design. Comfort and style will be essential, but so will also the choice of materials and their sourcing. To be up to date, try to put into practice some of the trends we listed here!

24-12-2021
guest bedroom

Mikhail Loskutov

You remember that line by Nas in “N.Y. State of Mind” that goes “I never sleep, ’cause sleep is the cousin of death”? For many, during our teen years into our 20s, it was a credo that kept us out of the house until the wee hours. As we get older, however, and become unbeset by FOMO, we tend to run head down and full speed like an offensive tackle into Morpheus’s warm embrace. It’s with that in mind that we’re taking stock of the best bedrooms published in ELLE DECOR in 2021. There will be dramatic lighting...there will be blue-chip art...and there will be headlines with heavy alliteration.

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It’s sometimes hard to remember dreams, but after waking up in this wild bedroom in Lyon, France, designed by Marie-Lise Féry—Lewis Carroll by way of Pierre Frey—why bother trying?

Like a Mariinsky-level pas de deux, the bold cobalt of the carpet in this St. Petersburg apartment by Tim Veresnovsky contrasts beautifully with the wall’s creamy faux leather and beechwood.

Who wouldn’t want a black leather–upholstered bed frame? Well, probably a lot of people. But this bedroom in a Milan apartment by Hannes Peer makes a very good argument to consider.

Look up maximalist in the dictionary and you know what you’ll find? Well, you’d find the definition of the word maximalist, which Spanish designer Lorenzo Castillo definitely is. What more could he have added to this stunning bedroom in Menorca, Spain? Feel free to email him suggestions.

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A well-made bed is always de rigueur, but making one like this—a custom encasement built against a window—can be a challenge. Dorothy Berwin has the secret.

The Jasper Morrison–designed bed in this room by Luis Fernandez is cocooned in pattern, from the Rug Company rug to the Pierre Frey wallcovering. And yet, where does the eye focus its attention?

In this kid’s bedroom on the Upper East Side by Bradley Stephens, the hulking Murano fixture might be distracting while trying to study for midterms. But while your GPA suffers, this chandelier will turn that frown upside down.

In the bedroom of his Mexico City apartment, designer Mark Grattan uses whites and creams, from the Élitis wallcovering to stone pedestals, to give the feeling of waking up in a cloud. His cat, Amiga, and his anonymous guajillo tree, know that heaven is a place on earth.

For a couple of art collectors, Olivier Dwek brings white-box gallery vibes into the bedroom of their vacation home in Knokke, Belgium. In a room with works by Tracey Emin, Francis Alÿs, Raymond Pettibon, Michaël Borremans, Willem Cole, Wolfgang Laib, and Tom Molloy, sleeping clearly isn’t a priority.

It must be written somewhere that when an ELLE DECOR editor designs a bedroom, it has to look really good. David Murphy knew the stakes were high when he created the main bedroom of his COVID retreat in the Berkshires. Suffice to say, he brought his A game.

Another glorious four poster for the ol’ swipe file in a bedroom designed by Kevin Dumais. This time, a gargantuan pendant designed by Isamu Noguchi provides the occupant something large and bulbous to stare at while passing out from a long day.

When designing in a South Florida city whose name in English means rat’s mouth, earnest and subdued are not the way to go. Fawn Galli held little back in this color-pattern explosion with a custom terrazzo floor to boot.

In a 1920s villa in Palm Beach, Mark D. Sikes posits a show-stopping rattan bed in a guest room awash in Quadrille and Matouk patterns. Even in a tropical state like Florida, blue can be the warmest color.

The artwork above the bed by Rob Wynne in the home of fabric titans Andrea and John Stark is certainly a conversation starter. We guess it could be seen as a reminder after a long day to ignore drama and just go to sleep. And if that doesn’t work, try a sound machine and a few melatonin capsules.

Who said a bed must have two sets of parallel lines? For those of us who sleep curled up in a fetal position, a circular mattress, like this one in a bedroom by Husband Wife, might actually be a more accommodating shape.

For some, to sleep in a bedroom large enough to have a sitting area with a Danish midcentury sofa, sheepskin chairs, and a Philip Artander cocktail table is the ultimate home aspiration. Looking at this one designed by Cliff Fong is making us consider tearing down some walls to expand ours. The landlord won’t mind, right?

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As far as we’re concerned, a bedroom is a lot more than somewhere you clock in eight precious hours of sleep a night. Unlike the rest of your home—which is designed with guests and roommates in mind—the bedroom gives your permission to be a little selfish. You can decorate it however you please and use it for some much-needed “you time,” without tidying it up every time you have visitors. Plus, your bedroom has been your happy place in the whirlwind, chaotic previous months.

Unlike the rest of your home—which is designed with guests and roommates in mind—the bedroom gives your permission to be a little selfish.

But just because your bedroom is the one place where you can be you doesn’t mean it shouldn’t keep up with the latest trends. If you want to breathe some new life into the bedroom in 2021, look no further. We asked several designers about the bedroom design trends they think will be big in the near future. Though their responses run the gamut from crisp, white bedding to multi-functional spaces, it’s clear that beauty sleep has never looked so good.

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“Texture, texture, texture. Whether it comes through in your bed linens, on the walls via wallpaper, or through a window seat refresh with cozier textiles, my clients are anticipating they’ll be burrowing this winter and are looking for comfort.” —Kathleen Walsh, designer

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“My clients want their bedrooms to be meditative spaces. If they can't find a small space to make a calming room or meditation space, they are co-opting the bedroom. Removing all of the excess and paring down to quality case goods, mattresses, window treatments, and Italian made bedding. They want the feel of luxury. They want to feel as if their bedroom is part of their vacation dream.”—Joy Williams, principal of Joyful Designs Studio

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“A trend that never goes out of style is all-white bedding. When you can swap out decorative pillows on crisp white linens, you’ll always be on trend.” —Beth Dotolo and Carolina V. Gentry, co-founders of Pulp Design Studios

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"Specifically for bedrooms, there are a couple of things we love. Firstly, textures: adding interest to walls with specialized paint finishes, and on the bed, subtle woven details and fabrics. Color-wise, shades of green are soothing and fresh, continuing the theme of connecting our interiors to nature."—Nicolle Sullivan, founder of CULTIVER

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Design: Laurie Blumenfeld Design; Photo: Tim Williams

“One of the biggest trends I see for 2021 is carving up spaces to become multi-functional while maintaining a stylish vibe. For example, your bedroom may need to also serve as a gym or a home office.”—Laurie Blumenfeld-Russo, principal of Laurie Blumenfeld Design

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“Awareness and respect for the natural rhythms of light and their effect on health and sleep have swung the pendulum when it comes to window treatments. Heavy ornate draperies and black outs are giving way to breezy, and in some cases sheer treatments which provide a modicum of privacy but still allow light to pass.”—John McClain, designer

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“I believe as families continue to work and educate from home, the cliché of the bedroom as a sanctuary becomes more relevant and realistic. I think both primary and kids' bedrooms will become more of a place to gain some momentary solitude in addition to a place to sleep. I believe we will trend away from dark colors to a lighter, yet colorful palette as people want more happy environments.” —Mark Lavender, principal of M. Lavender Interiors  

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The All-American Bedroom

“Fantasy with a bit of a surrealistic quality,” is how Anthony Baratta describes his interiors. Here in the primary bedroom of this New York City apartment, a Victorian recamier brings a lively, animated presence to the foot of the bed. The chandelier, a Russian antique from the client’s mother, feels “princessy,” not pompous, among the cerise stripes (wall upholstery linen, Bennison) and ethereal blues. The pineapple-finial bed is Baratta’s own design.

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The Seaside Bedroom

On the coast of Maine, architect Gil Schafer designed a beautiful one-bedroom waterfront cottage in which his clients' collection of European antiques shares center stage with the seaside views. Here, wood-block printed draperies (Rose Cumming) frame the view in the owners’ bedroom.

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The Artful Bedroom

In the primary bedroom of designer Todd Romano's San Antonio home, layered atop a mélange of printed percale bed linens (D. Porthault) is a 19th-century floral Texas quilt. Peruvian and Spanish Colonial mirrors shimmer atop red wool felt walls (Claremont). A Louis XV–style step stool in gauffrage velvet (Lee Jofa) serves as decadent doggie steps.

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The Enchanted Garden Bedroom

In the owners' bedroom of this Connecticut home designed by Miles Redd, a painted “bookcase” cleverly hides a television that rises from within. “Sam loves portraits, and I think they look sensational on the chinoiserie wallpaper,” says Redd of the pair of fancy-dress French School paintings.

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The Trompe L'Oeil Bedroom

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The Pastel Print Bedroom

In this New York City bedroom designed by Chiqui Woolworth, an antique chaise in a deep azalea shade (Scala­mandré) is a vivid foil for Quadrille’s pastel print dressing the walls, windows, and bed. Carpet, Stark

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The Playful Bedroom

In this young girl's New York City bedroom designed by Chiqui Woolworth, tomato-red trim by Kravet and a painted wrought-iron chan­delier crown a sweep of soft blues.

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The Timeless Bedroom

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The Nook Bedroom

Touted as the "tree house," this Beth Webb–designed bedroom reveals the soft slope of the Brays Island cottage roof and mimics the feeling of sleeping in a quaint tent. The woven abaca wallcovering by Nobilis resembles the look of woodwork.

For cozy throws and blankets, check out Johanna Howard Home.

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The Dramatic Bedroom

When decorating the six bedrooms of this storied California estate, designer Ken Fulk assigned each one a "movie" or narrative thread inspired by famous films, plays, or photographs. In this dark retreat, the dramatic floral wallpaper (Ralph Lauren Home) and bed upholstered in a motorcycle leather look as though they came out of a film noir. The 1950s armchair is by Lawerence Peabody.

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Last Updated on January 12, 2022

A bedroom is a personal space that will be viewed by far less people than your living room. That does not mean that you ignore the design of the room. This room is your private sanctuary, a place where you will relax every night.

Give this space a makeover with fresh decorating ideas based on what you prefer. Whether you love modern, sleek, or classic, we have listed ideas for every style.

1. French:

French are known for their architecture, to bring the essence of their style into your bedroom will not only make it comfortable but also magical. Your bedroom will look timeless and such a design would just feel as if it is taken out of a catalog.

2. Romantic:

A romantic room would need you to incorporate feminine shades in the space. It does not need to look girlie, but just a subtle tone with simplified elegance can make the room look romantic.

3. Earthly:

If you are a more down-to-earth person, then a room that uses natural texture and colors would be right for you. Using sustainable materials to decorate the room would be perfect for such a design. You can extend this further by adding natural-looking bamboo flooring that is environmentally friendly hence will match the room’s theme perfectly.

4. Modern:

As the name itself suggests, a modern style of room would mean you inserting abstract art and modern furnishings. Using sharp designs and furniture pieces would add up to the modern look.

5. Floral:

As the name itself suggests, bring the outside garden inside your bedroom by adding a floral wallpaper and fabrics that go along with that. You can make the room floral as well as minimalistic to make the room more open.

6. Minimalist:

Minimalistic living is trending now, and to be fair, it is refreshing. Strip down your bedroom to a bare minimum. Minimizing the space does not mean it needs to be modernized, you can use elegant furniture pieces yet make the room look minimalistic.

7. Striped:

A stripped room is a classic choice that would animate the room. Adding bright colored wide stripes will make the room open and wide. Do not mix strips with any other patterns, keep other fabrics, and designs plain to go along with the striped room.

8. Sunny:

If your personality is cheerful and you wish your bedroom to reflect that, then incorporate sunny shades such as yellow to make the room look bright enough when you wake up every morning. You can add floral wallpaper to make your mornings more cheerful.

9. Black and White:

If you are not that into colors then a classic black and white room is for you. As such black is a harsh shade, do not add geometrical patterns but use soft textures and delicate motifs instead. You need not use black painted furniture pieces only, use shades such as gray or burned oak in the room to add some variety.

10. Cozy and Warm:

If your style is comfortable and cozy, then go for a room design that is not busy. Use red or orange palettes to set the right mood for the room. You can use antique furniture to style the room right.

11. Pattern-Packed:

If you are into patterns, then you can design a room that is pattern packed. Using uncommon patterns will only look good when you choose a color palette and stick with it for decorating the room. Choosing patterns of different colors will make the room look messy.

The pattern you choose should also match in style, do not club floral patterns with geometric ones as they will clash will each other. Remember, the focus point of the room should be various patterns so add no more statement pieces or else it will be distracting.

12. Colorful:

If you are someone who loves bright colors, then sticking with one color palette will not do justice to your style. You can go wild with choosing colors when decorating this style of the room but make sure the colors you choose go well with each other.

You can use patterns to add more texture to the room. Use embellished furniture and embroidered fabric to bring the whole look together.

13. Blue and White:

This is one of the popular styles you cannot go wrong with. This is a classic pairing of colors which gives the room a fresh look. You may need to custom paint the furniture pieces to match the theme.

A blue and white theme does not mean you only stick with these colors, you can throw in a tinge of other colors here and there. Remember, to use these two colors the most so they overpower other colors and make the room look cohesive.

14. Dramatic:

If you have expensive taste and style, then a dramatic bedroom would be your thing. If you prefer a room that makes a bold statement, choose a dark shade for the room. T

he material you use should be luxurious materials like velvet and leather that matches the feel of the room rather, to give it the right statement. The decorations you use for the room should be sharp You can use expensive cowhide carpet to finish the look.

15. Eclectic:

If you love the combination of several styles, then why stick with one? Decorate your room with pieces from different periods. To keep things cohesive, you can stick to a color palette.

This will give your room a unique look and using elements from different eras that you love will personalize it to a different level.

16. Beachy:

If you are a beach lover, then why not transform the room to remind you of your happy space? A beach is a space where you feel relaxed, which is why many people prefer this style of bedroom decoration. When we talk about beach themed decoration, it does not mean you place seashells everywhere, incorporating the color and texture will bring in the feel of the tranquil you experience when you relax on a beach.

Choose flowy fabrics for curtains to let the room feel light and breezy. You can use the colors of water or sand across the walls and fabric of the room to give it a beachy feel.

17. Artful:

If you are an art lover, then you can transform the room to look like an art gallery by hanging your favorite painting pieces in the room. Use oversized paintings only if the space is huge, as this may not look great if the room is small. If you’re looking for home decor be sure to check out LuxeDecor. Their website features high-end indoor and outdoor furniture, lighting, rugs, and more.

You can go with any style discussed here or mix and up a few styles to create your own, the important thing is that whatever style you choose to go with, it should resonate with your personality and take you to your happy space, after all, your bedroom is the space where you will destress after a hectic days schedule.

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Some bedroom decor trends are set to take over while others fade out in 2021.
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Bedrooms are meant to be sanctuaries, so decorating them just right is an important task. 

Insider spoke to professional interior designers about the hottest bedroom styles of 2021, and which trends should soon be left behind. 

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