Ten minimalist bedrooms designed for serene sleep

Minimalist bedroom in Ledge House

For our latest lookbook, we have selected ten minimalist bedrooms from the Dezeen archive designed to provide an undisturbed night’s sleep.

These spartan but stylish bedrooms show how a clean, minimalist interior can create the ultimate space for relaxation.

With neutral and muted colours, organic materials and geometric shapes, the ten projects also showcase how a little design can go a long way.

This is the latest roundup in our Dezeen Lookbooks series that provide visual inspiration for designers and design enthusiasts. Previous lookbooks include Japandi interiorsart-filled homes and concrete living rooms.


Regent's Park Loft by Originate bedroom

Regent’s Park Loft, UK, by Mezzanine

This London flat features a monochrome interior that functions as a backdrop to the owners’ collection of art and modern furniture.

In one of the bedrooms, a raised bed sits on a plinth under the eaves of the house. The colour palette has been kept neutral, creating a calm space for sleep.

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Minimalist Barbican apartment by John Pawson

Barbican flat, UK, by John Pawson

Architect John Pawson, a master of minimalism, pared-back this flat in Londons’s iconic Barbican estate to a “state of emptiness”.

In its bedroom, a timber bed frame and headboard sits against the wall, overlooking the city outside. A marble plinth in the corner of the room holds a Buddha figurine.

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Brown Box, Vietnam, by Limdim House Studio

Decorative lights and furniture in rounded shapes add interest to this minimalist bedroom in Vietnam, which features curved walls and arched niches.

Grey plaster was used to create an organic-looking finish on the walls, while a terrazzo floor complements the wooden furniture, which has a midcentury-modern feel.

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Bedroom storage cabinets in dark wood

Azabu Residence, Tokyo, by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design

This Japandi-style bedroom in Tokyo features panelling in dark wood. The material was also used to create practical storage spaces and a bookshelf.

A small tree and angular wall-hung bedlamps are the room’s only decorative details, but sheer floor-to-ceiling curtains add a luxurious touch and keep out the sunlight.

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A-PLACE by Thisispaper Studio

A-Place, Poland, by Thisispaper Studio

It’s all about the bed in this sleeping space in a holiday apartment in Warsaw designed by Thisispaper Studio. A woven headboard and base in a pale green hue with black edges is the only source of colour in the room.

White lights, walls and furniture contrast against the room’s wooden floorboards and match its thin curtains.

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Bedroom of Belgian apartment features white joinery

Coastal apartment, Belgium, by Carmine Van Der Linden and Thomas Geldof

Wooden joinery decorates this apartment on the Belgian coast. While it was painted seafoam green in the rest of the flat, the panelling was kept a natural white in the bedroom.

A Surface Sconce sculptural lamp in polished bronze by Henry Wilson functions as both a lamp and an art piece in the otherwise sparsely decorated room.

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Ledge House by Desai Chia Architecture

Ledge House, US, by Desai Chia Architecture

Ledge House in Connecticut has large rectangular windows and glass doors that span the house – including in the white bedroom.

The wooden bed matches a small bedside table that holds a Flos Bellhop lamp. A black linear pendant light hangs over the bed and matches the black door frames to give the room a more graphic feel.

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Bedrooms of Circulo Mexicano hotel in Mexico City by Ambrosi Etchegaray

Círculo Mexicano, Mexico, by Ambrosi Etchegaray

The simple style of the Christian Shaker sect informed the interior of this hotel in Mexico City, with its pared-down rooms where blocky plinths form the base for the beds.

These are covered with beige-coloured linen with exposed seems and illuminated by lantern-like wooden lamps.

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House and Office in Hofu by Tato

Hofu House, Japan, by Tato Architects

The calm bedroom in Hofu House, Japan, is entirely lined in wooden panels, creating an intimate feel.

The room looks out onto a courtyard and a private terrace and holds just two beds and a small wooden stool that is used as a bedside table.

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Villa Cardo by Studio Andrew Trotter

Villa Cardo, Italy, by Studio Andrew Trotter

This holiday house in Puglia was informed by local houses and designed as a series of minimal white blocks. The theme continues in the bedroom, where the rugged stone wall features a niche displaying a colourful vase.

Geometric shapes and sculptures lend the otherwise almost monastic room the feel of a gallery.

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This is the latest in our series of lookbooks providing curated visual inspiration from Dezeen’s image archive. For more inspiration see previous lookbooks showcasing Mediterranean-style tilingU-shaped kitchens and concrete living rooms..

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