So many of our Modsy customers gravitate toward modern spaces. In particular, modern bedroom designs are among our most popular looks. At the same time, you might be wondering: ‘What does a modern style bedroom really even mean?’
We get it. Even within modern bedroom designs, there can be so many different ‘style’ approaches and variations to the look and feel. For instance, some of you might love the clean-lined look of mid-century furniture all over in your bedroom. Others may prefer a minimalist space that helps inspire better sleep. Or perhaps you’re one for a modern sleep space that’s layered with lots of color and boho touches.
No matter your modern style leanings, we’re here to help you figure out how to create a modern bedroom design that’s tailored to you. And if you don’t consider yourself a modernist, don’t hop off just yet. Our tips for mixing in other stylish design elements in the bedroom, such as rustic accents and graphic art, might just convince you otherwise.
Keep reading for five popular takes on a modern style bedroom and find out if the look is for you! Find something you love? Each of our modern bedroom designs are ready to shop!
The Look: Pure Mid-Century Modern Warmth
If you’re drawn to mid-century style, take an all-in approach with your bedroom furnishings. Bring in a matching bed, nightstand, and bench ensemble that plays up the warm wood tones, tapered legs, and streamlined proportions that underscore mid-century designs.Shop This Room
To round out the warm woods, offset your key pieces with graphic pops of soft colors, simple geometric shapes, and frill-free silhouettes, like brass-based table lamps and a sputnik pendant light.
Design lovers who are after a simple and cozy bedroom design that has a cohesive look and retains some classic notes. Also if you’re want to dabble in modern designs and need a look that’s easy to pull together.
The Look: Modern Industrial
If you want a modern bedroom design that feels warm but still has a bit of edge, this layered look is for you. Think of it as the perfect mix of rustic, industrial, and mid-century styles, with its assemblage of sleek furnishings, cozy woods, and graphic patterned textiles.Shop This Room
To keep the modern industrial vibe, keep your palette to gray tones in varying shades and only one or two bright hits of color. The result is a space that feels cool, collected, and purposefully contrasted.
A couple in seek of a bedroom design that’s versatile and gender neutral. This is a great look that’s also easy to build on, so you can add and rearrange as seasons and needs change – that’s what makes this style feel truly modern.
The Look: Modern Bohemian
Another way to describe this style is modern eclectic – and it’s all about the colorful and playful accents. If you like modern but not when it feels too staid or spare, the modern bohemian look might just be your perfect solution. Rather than going fully streamlined, bright pillows, rugs, and accents take center stage to offset the midcentury-inspired foundation pieces.Shop This Room
The key is starting with a strong palette (we chose blues and pinks here), but let it guide you as you layer textiles and art that emphasize your color story. It all lends a retro and global look that complements the modern furniture staple pieces.
Collectors and vintage lovers who want to bring a little character and quirkiness to their bedroom space without it feeling too frenzied to sleep in. If you’re after a modern yet curated look, this style will check all your boxes.
The Look: Modern Minimal
Less is more is your motto when it comes to your bedroom style. While this look may seem pretty straightforward, the trick is to make sure your space doesn’t feel flat and cold. The solve? Bring in lots of yummy textures, such as plush geometric pillows, a fringed rug, graphic black-and-white art to bring depth to an otherwise strictly functional-feeling space.Shop This Room
One way to instantly liven up the modern minimal bedroom? Layer in lush greenery big and small. All that plant life will add vibrant texture and serve as bright focal points.
Staunch minimalists who like a sleek, simple space as much as they love a cozy one. This is ideal if you’re focused on function first but still want to add warmth without adding lots of color and wood pieces.
The Look: Modern Rustic
Probably our most popular style, the modern rustic look strikes that perfect balance of comfort and elegance. There’s an organic element to the look and feel of modern rustic bedroom, where furniture with mid-century undertones and accents with casual appeal are layered with welcoming effect.Shop This Room
A good place to start is an upholstered headboard, a soft neutral rug, and a comfortable bench. Matching wooden nightstands and cozy pillow sets will help to complete the clean-lined, rustic vibe.
Fans of the casual California look. It’s all about big comfort and ease without sacrificing elevated style when it comes to a modern rustic bedroom.