It's tempting to place the most design attention on the public spaces in your home, but these bedrooms show the power of a great sleeping space.

A door next to the bed drops down, opening the room to its surroundings.
Upstairs is a sleeping loft, accessible by a spiral staircase.
Martin Architects designed a bed in white oak for the master bedroom.
Australian firm Clare Cousins Architects proves urban living and functional family homes are not mutually exclusive.
The home’s built-in technology includes speakers by Current Audio installed in the ceiling in Valentine’s room.
Glass doors grant the bedroom an immediate connection to the water.
The sparsely decorated room features a PK33 stool, DUX bed, and framed photo of Björk by Anton Corbijin.
The guest bedroom features a custom bed and headboard by Henstein’s Custom Cabinets of Clackamas, Oregon, outfitted...
The cabinet under the built-in desk opens to reveal a fold-out bed for guests.
An alcove above the kitchen discreetly houses a sleeping space for guests.
The bedroom is to the immediate right of the entrance; the architects selected plywood for interior surfacing for the...
Floor-to-ceiling windows by Sunshine Glass feature a five-and-a-half-inch profile aluminum frame.
Salminen built the bunk beds out of birch, Finland’s most plentiful tree species, for the couple’s children.
The bedrooms are located on the more sheltered east side.
An elegant built-in shelf lies above the bed.
"Most [floating homes] are reinvented boats with an unhealthy condensation inside, translated into humidity.
The upper two levels of the home are set back from the street, increasing privacy and allowing light to flow...
In the bedroom designed for the couple’s daughter, the couple chose to mix old and new with Design Within Reach’s Min...
The bedroom enjoys ample natural light, thanks to the windows on either side of the Charles Rogers bed.
The master suite occupies the entire third floor and encapsulates a meditation area, a minibar with a recycled-glass...
It's all about the pool—and the pop art—at this colorful triplex, located high above the beach of Ipanema.
The modern cement interior, with its sophisticated white and slate color scheme, makes a fitting backdrop for an...
The custom artwork is from LUMAS and the bedside tables are Chelsea Textile.
In the master bedroom, a small workstation is accented by a Philippe Stark desk chair, and repurposed white shelving...
The kids’ bedroom features playfully colored bunk beds from Ikea.
In her book, Interiors, the designer describes how a trip to Tibet delivered a vision of the serenity she wanted to...
The bed and bench are from Desiron; the wall sconces are by Arne Jacobsen for Louis Poulsen.
The master bedroom looks out at the garden through a full-height glass wall.
The simple yet spacious master bedroom opens up to a private terrace.
The bedroom takes up the small second floor of the house.

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