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April 20, 2015
The bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house—it is usually the space where residents spend the most time. These attractive rooms combine a modern design sensibility with relaxation-inducing furniture pieces.
San Francisco master bedroom with a glass wall and a clerestory window

In a renovated San Francisco home, the master bedroom’s clerestory window provides morning light while allowing for privacy from the neighbors. The Siena bed is by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italia, the side table is Room & Board, and the globe light is vintage.

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Originally appeared in A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
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Brooklyn master bedroom with large windows

The western-facing master bedroom of this Brooklyn loft captures stunning sunsets from its wall-to-wall windows.

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SABO project
Originally appeared in Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall
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Villa Criss-Cross in Slovenia by OFIS Architects

In a minimal Slovenian abode, the simple yet spacious master bedroom opens up to a private terrace.  

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Tomaz Gregoric
Originally appeared in Super Minimal Steel and Concrete Villa with an Unusual Facade
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New Zealand master bedroom with Tolomeo classic wall lamps from Artemide

This New Zealand master bedroom has a big surprise: it features an unobstructed door-sized opening onto the double-height great room. A pair of Tolomeo classic wall lamps from Artemide hang next to the bed.

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Originally appeared in A Floor-To-Ceiling Cutout Makes Quite the Statement
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Master bedroom with wood floors and exposed beams in the Twisted Farmhouse

A remodeled 19th-century farmhouse finds ways to blend old and new. The wide-plank floors were reclaimed from the original farmhouse during the demolition process.

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Area Ray Pillow Sham

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Originally appeared in A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
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Australian master bedroom with Thonet rocking chair

A wood-lined Australian dwelling features a simple bedroom arrangement. The rocking chair is by Thonet and the bespoke rug is by Armadillo & Co.

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Originally appeared in Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects
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Montreal master bedroom with the original roof exposed

In a Montreal triplex, a bedroom includes an armoire by Kastella and a chandelier by Lambert & Fils. A portion of the ceiling was pared back to expose the underside of the original roof.

Originally appeared in Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal
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San Francisco bedroom loft with gable roof

The gable roof and balcony of this San Francisco residence foster the illusion of generous space. A free-standing wall divides the sleeping space from the bathroom. 

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Originally appeared in One Bedroom Became Three in This Space-Efficient San Francisco Renovation
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Midcentury Portland home master bedroom with Arne Jacbonsen sconces and Blu Dot bed and console

Arne Jacobsen wall sconces illuminate the master bedroom of this midcentury Portland residence, which is furnished with a Case Study bed and a Series 11 6 Drawer Console by Blu Dot

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Originally appeared in Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside
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São Paulo apartment bedroom with concrete headboard

A board-formed concrete headboard adds texture to this São Paulo sleeping space.

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Originally appeared in This is How You Grow a Garden in the Sky
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Pitched roof bedroom with skylight and wood walls

Each bedroom of this rural Slovenian home is designed to replicated a mini house, and follows the roof's pitch. A skylight lets in light. A custom unit made of white-painted MDF panels provides necessary storage.

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Janez Marolt
Originally appeared in Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
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Attic renovation added a bedroom.

A small, cramped closet in a renovated Seattle attic was replaced with a wardrobe that is partially obscured by a slatted wooden screen.

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Originally appeared in Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft
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Modern home renovation in Napa includes redwood and concrete bedroom with hans wegner chair

Concrete block wraps this midcentury bedroom in Napa, California. A Margaret Kilgallen print joins a Brionvega Algol television, lamps from Patricia Urquiola and Pablo, and a Hans Wegner chair.

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Originally appeared in The Midcentury Home That Maintains Its Quirkiness After All These Years
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Affordable Kansas City home with west elm bedding and platform bed along with ikea chairs in the bedroom

In the home of a musician in Kansas City, the sleeping space is set off with curtains instead of a door to foster an open feel on the ground floor. Bedding from West Elm sits atop a platform bed, also from West Elm.

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Originally appeared in A Versatile House Fulfills All This Musician's Needs
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Minimalist bed beneath a skylight.

This London loft features a minimal sleeping space arranged under a skylight.

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Originally appeared in This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
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Renovated bedroom with vintage subway sign and book jackets on the wall

This bright Manhattan apartment is filled with graphic touches. Book jackets by Alvin Lustig and a vintage subway sign hang over a custom bed by Jeff Jenkins Design + Development.

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Originally appeared in Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
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custom bunk beds made from walnut wood

For a family with three young children, Brooklyn-based furniture company Urbangreen devised durable, modern bunk beds. In addition to incorporating two twin-size and two full-size beds into the 240-square-foot room, the designers needed to wedge in two desks and ample storage.

Originally appeared in A Modern Kids' Room with Custom Bunk Beds
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San Francisco master bedroom with a glass wall and a clerestory window

In a renovated San Francisco home, the master bedroom’s clerestory window provides morning light while allowing for privacy from the neighbors. The Siena bed is by Naoto Fukasawa for B&B Italia, the side table is Room & Board, and the globe light is vintage.

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