Keep it simple: our favourite minimal bedrooms

We do velvet pretty well. And we’ve been known to kit out a rainbow interior or two. But what if your taste is more laid-back than mix-and-match? Don’t worry, we’re catering for all you minimalists, too. These simple bedrooms are anything but basic.

Bertrand Fompeyrine

That little nook? It’s going to be cosy, whatever you do. So don’t crowd it with clutter. Think curated shelves and a tonal colour palette – it improves the flow of the space. And you’ll need a statement piece to draw in the eye, too – hi, Vetro.


Natural, woven materials add texture and soften the tone – they create a calming effect, similar to stepping outside. Accessories are an easy way to add more life, and you don’t have to splash the cash, either. It’s a commitment-free way to make the room all yours, and you can add as many (or as little) as you like.


A simple headboard can still make a big impact. Reema’s rattan weave and rounded shape will keep you feeling calm, and it’s the dreamiest backdrop for your freshest linens. We’re thinking total spa vibes, every time you press snooze. (And you can extend the zen to your bathroom, too).

Caroline Stenning

Not into all things natural? Make it monochrome. It’s easy to incorporate pattern this way, without feeling overwhelmed. Slick metals like chrome or polished brass amp up the sophistication, while prints add a point of interest.


Being minimal doesn’t mean sticking to black and white. Bring in another colour to add depth to the space – textures and textiles work best. Case in point? The navy curtains seen here, or the mixed metals on the bedside lamp. They really pop against the crisp white sheets.

Alice M. Huynh

Make it personal with things you’ve collected on your travels. It gives the room a homely and welcoming feel, and it’s decor you can take with you when you move. High, white-washed walls like this are the perfect canvas for your collections – just don’t blame us for the wanderlust.

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