Contemporary is a term that refers to something that belongs to the present time. Therefore, contemporary style in interior design can also be considered as up-to-date modern style while still having its own signature traits that reflects what is happening today. If you are planning to design your own bedroom, contemporary style can be a perfect way to create a sleek, neat and hyper-modern look. However, since contemporary bedrooms constantly change mostly every year, it’s hard to catch up especially for non-experts. Here are some ideas to inspire you to find a perfect way to get a contemporary look into the bedroom. Stay tuned!
This is a classy and subtle contemporary bedroom by making use of combining bold with neutral hues. These colors are woven in through bedding details. A fascinating way to add contemporary signature is with colorful and printed pillows. As in this design from Alvin Wayne, pop art-inspired pillows go along with the checked sheet and the colorful traditional rug completes the contemporary look of the room.
Creating contrast in your contemporary bedroom helps provide the eye-catching contrast and a modern vibe that drives the attention to the overall aesthetic of the room.
In particular, try going for analogous colors for a peaceful feeling and adding accents of complementary colors that make a direct juxtaposition. As in this bedroom from Brexton Cole, combining those dark neutrals with pops of orange creates an interesting bedroom without being overwhelming.
Contemporary space doesn’t have to include much dramatic detail. Opting for a sleek and subtle sleep nook with simplicity that keeps the serenity needed to laze around. Dwell Aware has focused on creating a modern, simple contemporary bedroom by mixing neutral tones of gray headboard with white bedding and accent with dark quilt. A simple striped art piece hung on the wall and a white nightstand complete the whole room.
Contemporary bedrooms lean on more simple patterns while still giving a modern vibe. You can go for a graphic or geometric wallpaper and mix those patterns with other items in the room, but try to keep the harmonious flow with a specific theme. As Gray Space has done with this bedroom, the wall is covered by multiple parallel white lines with matcha green background mixing with the similar pattern of bedding to give the room a harmonious contemporary look.
You will love to see a contemporary space with the combination of black and white. These perfect duo can be a perfect choice in any kind of room. Go for crisp white based color for the overall while accent with a few dots of black creating a modern yet eye-catching space that you just don’t want to leave
Make a break-through in your own bedroom with special accent walls. As in this room by kuratedbykris from Instagram, the 3D black geometric wall takes part in making a sleek yet dynamic contemporary bedroom while also playing as a centerpiece of the room.
Bright tones can be used in a contemporary bedroom to keep a light and airy space while giving a feeling like living in a resort room. Mid City Interiors has created a fresh contemporary space with bright white and gray hues all over the place from the walls to the headboard, the quilt. To make it less cold, add accents like golden scones or pots of plants which can also create great flow within the room.
Think about your favorite hotel room to decorate your contemporary bedroom. By this way, you will have a personal nook that drives you away from stressful life and back to your vacation. Starting with a clean white sheet, layer-up with several dark tone pillows, finish with framed upholstery aqua headboard and pair of elegant bedside lamps.
Contemporary style embraces the present design trends and making use of natural material is one of them. Opt for a wooden bed frame accent with rattan headboard. Mixing those elements with velvet pillows and blankets to soften the space.
Contemporary style can go with a variety of design genres. In this bedroom, Margaret Wright has created a young and energized spirit by taking advantage of bright, bold colors. A green arch headboard and pillow pair with soft pink quilt and round nightstand to make a whimsical yet eye-catching combination. You should only pick two to three colors and spread it throughout the room. If more vibrant colors are used your bedroom can get overwhelming and distract you from a good night sleep.
Since contemporary bedrooms mostly go for simple shape and understated tones, lighting is the key to make the overall stand-out. Opt for a large chandelier, shinny scones or a statement bedside lamp to create an interesting reflection effect while giving the room enough lighting during night time.
A contemporary bedroom should only focus on straight lines with sharp edges. When looking for furniture, you should consider items with less details that give the feeling of sleek and modern. As Kendall Wilkinson has applied this principle in his bedroom and made use of square shape and clean line from the bed, the headboard to the bench and mostly everything within the room.