While low Bedroom Designs are famously associated with Japanese design, they’re beginning to catch on in modern design circles – and for those whose knees can handle them, low beds have several benefits. First, starting the day with a deep stretch and mild workout can get the blood pumping to fight off grogginess, and the cool temperature near the floor is a major plus for hot sleepers. Some small bedrooms can gain a sense of spaciousness from a low-profile look. And if storage isn’t a concern, removing empty space means one less place for dust to settle. Check out the inspirational beds below for even more reasons to consider going low!
In bedrooms that feature large format artwork, a low bed stays out of the way. But this one still makes a subtle but tasteful impression with the luxurious layering of dark wood and plush fabric.
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One thing you might notice about these low beds is all the room they leave for visual decoration that reaches toward the ceiling. A grand tall bed might overwhelm beautiful details like these.
Here’s another visualization of the same room, this time demonstrating an updated take on traditional Asian home design.
This entire raised platform serves as a piece of casual furniture, complete with a coffee table and writing desk. Those who prefer to sit on the floor might find this type of solution more in-line with a specific room’s aesthetic.
Repetition and clean surfaces have a much greater impact when the view is unobscured. The lights to either side of the bed remain just as simple as the rest of the room and help balance the visual weight of the room.