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August 23, 2013
Modern should never mean austere—especially for the bedroom. Here we offer five downright dreamy spaces.
Master bedroom wooden beams gas fireplace Artemide lamp

In Tom Givone’s rejuvenated 18th-century Floating Farmhouse in upstate New York, a gas fireplace fronted in weathered steel warms up the lofty master bedroom, whose spare decor is framed with beams discovered in a Pennsylvania barn. The Tizio desk lamp is by Artemide.

Photo by Mark Mahaney

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The Suarezes opted for a cozy bedroom with beautiful details, old and new—lustrous mahogany behind the bed, Baker tables beside it. The long beam overhead replaced the original, but smaller beams above it are authentic.

With the help of architectural team Alan Organschi and Lisa Gray of Gray Organschi, Santiago and Bonnie Suarez renovated an old church in Greenwich, Connecticut. Their bedroom, beneath the original wood beams, is where the choir used to sing. The tables are from Baker.

Photo by Juliana Sohn

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Modern sleeping loft with drawers and platform bed

In a 495-square-foot attic in the Söder neighborhood of Stockholm, interior designer Jimmy Schönning tucked his bedroom into the eaves of the building, accessible from a stunning concrete stair set against an inky black wall. The “view” is an enlarged photograph he snapped in Rio de Janeiro.

Photo by Per Magnus Persson

Originally appeared in Lofty Living: Stockholm Bedroom
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For couple residing in Tokyo, Go Hasegawa just fit a tiny bedroom into a weekend retreat among the trees. "The tiny space makes it look like a bird's nest,” says Hasegawa.

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Skylights and huge windows flood the master bedroom—and every room in the house—with sunlight. Bed by Techline; lighting by Tech Lighting.

In a vacation cabin on Madeline Island, a few miles off the coast of Wisconsin, skylights and huge windows flood the master bedroom—and every room in the house—with sunlight. Architecture by David Salmela. Bed by Techline; lighting by Tech Lighting.

Photo by Chad Holder

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Master bedroom wooden beams gas fireplace Artemide lamp

In Tom Givone’s rejuvenated 18th-century Floating Farmhouse in upstate New York, a gas fireplace fronted in weathered steel warms up the lofty master bedroom, whose spare decor is framed with beams discovered in a Pennsylvania barn. The Tizio desk lamp is by Artemide.

Photo by Mark Mahaney

Photo by Mark Mahaney.

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