8 Idiosyncratic Bedrooms
When it comes to bedroom design, there is a healthy debate among designers and architects: Some say never go white (too antiseptic); some say never go dark (too gloomy). We hope these highly variable and inspirational designs will lead you to one clear answer: Go with what works for you.
A brilliant white floor allows the smallest hints of neon color to pop in this Scandinavian bedroom. Bright white makes even small rooms look spacious, and employing one color throughout keeps costs down for a bedroom overhaul. (For this 660-square-foot apartment in Helsinki, desinger Susanna Vento renovated the entire space for less than $4,000.) Photo by Petra Bindel.