30 Most Inspiring And Innovative Small Bedroom Design Ideas

Rustic Natural Tones Bedroom Decor

A small bedroom does not necessarily mean having a plain, cramped place lacking in personality. In fact, a small bedroom too can be as gorgeous, relaxing, and full of personality as any larger bedroom. Creativity is an important part of a small bedroom design. Making space for storage or furnishings is always a problem in smaller bedrooms. However, it is not that difficult to find design-savvy ways to create extra storage options even in small bedrooms. Instead of going for the same old over-the-door organizers and bulky dressers, you can use your imagination and creativity to come up with stylish storage ideas. However, don’t forget that a bedroom’s main function is to be a place to rest and recharge. And you don’t need much to create a beautiful and relaxing bedroom.

When you have limited square footage, the trick to creating a lovely bedroom is to make smart use of the space you do have. It is advisable to keep the furnishings scaled to the room. But, that does not mean you have to compromise on decorating the room. Don’t be afraid to try new things or show off your designing skills as long as they don’t make the room look cramped. From bunk beds and alcove beds to artificial nooks and under-bed storage, there are many innovative ways to make your small bedroom look stylish and bigger than it really is. Our selection of these innovative small bedroom designs will surely help you to help you create a bedroom space that may be small in square footage, but is big in style.

{ 1 } Contemporary Small Bedroom Design

Contemporary Small Bedroom Design
Modest Contemporary Design In Grey Duck, Tonka Bay By SALA Architects | Photo By Corey Gaffer
This modern bedroom belongs to a modest lakeside cottage nestled into a narrow lot in Tonka Bay. Simple and authentic materials provide a soft and inviting palette for this modern home. Wood finishes in both warm and soft grey tones complement a combination of clean white walls, blue glass tiles, steel frames, and concrete surfaces. The low-bed and small in-built nightstands save a lot of space and look very stylish too. Wall-mounted lamps and sconces save space and also add to the contemporary look of the room. The neutral color palette enhances the simplicity of the design.

{ 2 } Small Bed Attic Bedroom Decor

Small Bed Attic Bedroom Decor
Attic Bedroom Decoration By The Pratley Company | Photo By Stacy Bass
Despite the small space, you can make your attic bedroom the most comfortable space in the house. Using some simple tricks you also can make your attic bedroom look spacious and stylish. Instead of a large bed, go for a large day bed. If possible try installing extra storage options in the bed itself. If this is not possible, you can also go for under-bed storage with woven baskets, etc.

{ 3 } Simple Scandinavian Bedroom Decor

Simple Scandinavian Bedroom Decor
Scandinavian Simplicity In Innovative Bedroom Design By IFJ Architecture
What a simple, innovative and effective way to utilize space! This innovative bedroom design makes the best of the small space available by using an elevated bed, side column storage, and the creative use of the staircase. These stairs devoid of stair risers are the perfect way to increase the storage area. You can use it for any kind of storage, especially as a book library as done here. A huge skylight window brings ample light into the room and gives the bedroom a spacious and airy look.

{ 4 } Creative Daybed Bedroom Decor

Creative Daybed Bedroom Decor
Efficient Use Of Space In Fifth Avenue Apartment, the USA By Godwin Residential Construction
Daybeds are extremely comfortable and spacious despite being smaller than normal beds. They can save a lot of space too, especially if they include extra storage options. Instead of a large bed cramping up the room, the designers installed a comfortable high daybed with storage. This enhances the storage options in the room. Along with the daybed, a small alcove bed by the window provides more seating options. Wall lamps provide ample light and compensate for the lack of nightstands. The fabulous art over the bed brings the attention to the high ceiling making the room look larger than it is.

{ 5 } Scandinavian Minimal Bedroom Decor

Scandinavian Minimal Bedroom Decor
Minimalist Scandinavian Bedroom Design In New Victorian By NB Design Group
This bedroom is a true example of Scandinavian minimalism. This bedroom design has only the bare necessities needed in a bedroom. There’s a bed, a window for light and air, and a lamp for nighttime illumination. A raised bed also provides an option for under bed storage if needed. Other than that, this bedroom is practically empty. The wooden bed dominates the space and takes up almost three-fourths of the room. It is pushed against the window for better lighting and ventilation. The wooden walls and flooring along with the wooden bed give the bedroom a natural look. Moreover, the closed design of the room gives it a comfortable and cozy feel.

{ 6 } Hollywood Glam Bedroom Decor

Hollywood Glam Bedroom Decor
A Magical, Bright And Optimistic Desert Paradise By Design Stories
The subtle elements of glamour in this bedroom give it a sophisticated look. The white bedspread, pillows, and headboard complement the white walls nicely. They make the small room look bright, airy, and spacious than it really is. The honeycomb design of the headboard brings in pattern and texture to the decor. The patterned rug brings a splash of color and design to the decor. The golden lamps on the nightstand give a touch of glamour to the decoration. The art displayed on the headboard wall pays homage to silver screen greats like Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Paul Newman, and Liz Taylor. This beautiful bedroom pays homage to the Palm Springs connection to Hollywood Royalty.

{ 7 } Beach Inspired Blue Bedroom Decor

Beach Inspired Blue Bedroom Decor
A Classic Summer Cottage Bedroom By Design Assocites Inc And Kristin Paton Interiors | Photos By Eric Roth Photography
When you have a small bedroom space, it is always a good idea to go for bunk beds. Not only do they save space, but they also look good in any form. This particular bedroom design seems inspired by the ocean. The bright blue color certainly reminds one of the clear ocean waters. The beds also have extra storage option below it. Also, the rope design hanging lantern and the length of rope dangling from the ceiling give the bedroom a coastal appeal. All in all the bedroom has a nautical sailor’s cabin look which is equally spacious and stylish.

{ 8 } Extra Storage Functional Bedroom Decor

Extra Storage Functional Bedroom Decor
Charming Beach Cottage Bedroom With Unique Headboard By Pineapple House Interior Design | Photos By Mon Amour Photography
This beautiful guest bedroom is a perfect example of a charming beach cottage bedroom. Pineapple House designed a unique headboard and storage area for this guest bedroom. The headboard is an upholstered wall. The built-in unit surrounds the bed and adds an additional layer of storage and usable shelving. Hence, the whole design looks like a small nook in the wall and has a whimsical appeal to it. The light blue and cream shades of the decor are also a nod to the beach style design of the bedroom.

{ 9 } Rustic Natural Tones Bedroom Decor

Rustic Natural Tones Bedroom Decor
Rustic Bedroom With Shades Of Green By Eckalizzi Design | Photo By Stephen Cardinale
This beautiful bedroom is certainly designed with great attention to detail. The bed space opens up both outward toward the Rio Grande Gorge and up through the skylight with a clear view of the vast night sky. During the day, you can close the engraved skylight cover to reduce light and keep the space cool. Rolling drawer trays underneath the bed supply plenty of storage for visitors’ belongings in addition to the hooks and fold-down desk. Also, individual sconces above the bed and desk provide light for reading or workspace.

{ 10 } Twin Beds For A Small Bedroom

Twin Bed Small Bedroom Design
Beach style Bedroom With Coastal Colors In Ship’s Channel, Cape Elizabeth By Banks Design Associates Ltd
The white walls and ceiling of this beach style bedroom make it appear brighter and airier than it really is. The small attic room looks bigger with the white walls and shiplap design. The bed is also painted white to match the walls and give an impression of spaciousness. The white wall lamps save space and add a touch of style to the decor. The light colors and shades of blue along with the shiplap design give the bedroom a coastal look. The weathered look of the headboard and nightstand further add to the coastal appeal of the bedroom. The soft area rug brings warmth to the decor.

{ 11 } Small Space Window Bedroom Decor

Small Space Window Bedroom Decor
When you have a bedroom like this with length but not breadth, placing the bed up against the window can make the room look larger. Although, you should do away with the headboard so that the light from the window can come in easily. A small bed and wall sconces can save you more space. However, if that’s not possible an industrial lamp by the bed also looks good. The white walls make the room look bigger and lighter. However, you can go bold with your bedspread in order to bring some color and pattern into the stark decor.

{ 12 } Eclectic Farmhouse Style Bedroom Design

Eclectic Farmhouse Style Bedroom Design
Rustic Bedroom In Sun Valley Family Lodge, Idaho By Miller-Roodell Architects Ltd.
This beautiful family lodge has a rustic farmhouse style appeal. The bunk beds have sliding doors for privacy. This makes them look like alcoves. The raised beds also have drawers beneath them for convenient storage options. Large windows provide ample sunlight while giving a great view of the mountains and the night sky. A simple yet refreshing bedroom to unload and recharge after a hectic day!

{ 13 } Pale Pink Interiors Murphy Bed

Pale Pink Interiors Murphy Bed
Elegant And Multi-Functional Bedroom In Attic Transformer, New York By MKCA
This bedroom is part of a tiny 20 square meters apartment that turned into a graceful and multi-functional home due to creative and crafty interior design. The coolest thing about it is the secret storage wall which makes the 20 square meters actually seem spacious. The storage wall consists of a large cabinet full of features including a pull-out dining table which can also be used as a desk, a small pantry, a computer compartment, and a murphy bed. The addition of the Murphy bed greatly reduced the used floor area and made it possible to fit a bedroom, a living room, a dining area and a kitchen in such a tiny space. The transforming elements make a comfortable living, cooking, dining, working, and entertaining all possible, even in a small space.

{ 14 } Lofted Bed Small Bedroom Decor

Lofted Bed Small Bedroom Decor
Multifunctional Sleeping Box Bedroom In Studio Strasbourg-Saint-Denis | Photo By Bertrand Fompeyrine Photography
The cube-shaped bedroom design gives the feel of a separate room despite being in the same room. The ‘Sleeping Box’ design of this apartment was a request from the owners to save more space. It is a multifunctional cube-like structure which holds the bedroom, bathroom, and closet in one place. The hidden compartments in the design give the look of a small bedroom when closed and work as a closet and bathroom too. A sliding door provides enough privacy in the bedroom from the rest of the house. Recessed lights in the ceiling illuminate the cozy room while a comfortable closed box gives a feeling of safety.

{ 15 } Attic Bedroom White Interior Decor

Attic Bedroom White Interior Decor
Contemporary Kid Friendly Broad Ripple Bungalow In Indianapolis By Werk | Photo By Haus
The owners of this house wanted to transform their Broad Ripple Bungalow into a light-filled family space for their creative lifestyle. This bright and simple bedroom is certainly a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The bright white walls and neutral tones of the decor make it feel light and cheerful. A sliding wooden door provides ample security to this open concept master bedroom design. Despite the small space, this bedroom shares space with an open bathroom. Wall lamps provide light and eliminate the need of a nightstand. The soft bed and comfortable bedcovers give the room a warm and cozy look.

{ 16 } Innovative Loft Bed And Storage

Innovative Loft Bed And Storage
Eclectic Design Modern Condo In Logan Square, the USA By Lark Architecture | Photo By Cynthia Lynn Photography
This lofted bedroom is the private zone of the condo hidden behind the central wall in the home. Even with the limited space, this bedroom offers enough privacy from the rest of the house. To create more floor space, the queen-sized bed is lofted over a built-in desk, bookshelves, laundry, and closet. Plumbing pipe ladders on either side of the bed offer easy ascent and descent from the loft. You can also use them as additional storage for decorative bedding. The functional design of this home manages to pack in ample storage and high style on a tight budget of money, space, and time.

{ 17 } Murphy Bed Sophisticated Chic Bedroom

Murphy Bed Sophisticated Chic Bedroom
Sophisticated Chic Loft With Murphy Bed In Downtown LA By Caitlin McCarthy Design
This one bedroom loft turns into a two bedroom one with this hidden murphy bed in the living room.  The secret space has its own identity with an upholstered gray headboard, a charcoal interior, decorative pillows, and original art. The dark color of the recessed nook makes it look larger. In contrast, the white bedspread brings light and cheerfulness to the decor. The animal skin area rug brings style as well as comfort to the decor. All in all, the addition of the hidden murphy bed saves a lot of space and also turns the living room into a functional bedroom.

{ 18 } Industrial Style Small Space Bedroom

Industrial Style Small Space Bedroom
Industrial Style Small Bedroom Design By Design Platform | Photo By David Lauer Photography
This small attic bedroom is certainly very functional. A large bed dominates the space complemented by built-in nightstand on either side. The wooden walls, ceiling, and hardwood floors give the room a natural and rustic charm. The black bedspread and nightstand details add a good contrast to the decor. The comfy bed and cozy sheepskin throw make the room look warmer and more inviting. Small overhead windows offer ample daylight while hanging lanterns give good illumination at nighttime. The metal railing on the ceiling gives the room an industrial about it.

{ 19 } Small Bedroom Eclectic Decor

Small Bedroom Eclectic Decor
When Classic Country Girl Meets Contemporary City Style By Allison Lind Interiors | Photo By Regan Wood Photography
This elegantly eclectic bedroom design looks fresh and interesting. The bright white bedspread nicely complements the white walls and ceilings. It also lights up the room and makes it look bigger and more spacious. The bright yellow area rug gives the decor a cozy feel and brings some pattern onto the decor. A weathered wooden cupboard and vintage chest in front of the bed give the room an eclectic appeal. The classic contemporary mirror and artwork give the room a modern touch. Also, the dark brown curtains bring color and balance the brightness of the decor. The whole arrangement of the decor makes a small bedroom look much larger and spacious indeed.

{ 20 } Farmhouse Style Small Bedroom Design

Farmhouse Style Small Bedroom Design
Twin Beds Farmhouse Style Bedroom In Camp Coleman Renovation By Studio C Architects | Photo By Jean Allsopp Photography
This small bedroom might not look big enough for twin beds but clever designing has made it possible. The bright white walls and large windows give the room an airy and larger look. The beds sit in the opposite corners with a small table as a nightstand in between. This arrangement makes the room look larger than it really is. Colorful throws and pillows along with the Persian rug work as a distraction from the size of the room. Placing mirrors in a small room always helps to make it appear big. The warm colors and cozy throws give the room an inviting appeal.

{ 21 } Tropical Colors Bedroom Decor

Tropical Colors Bedroom Decor
Colorful And Eclectic Bedroom In Corte Madera, CA By Wolter Design | Photo By Robert J. Schroeder
This colorful bedroom certainly looks like a tropical retreat with its vibrant interiors. The light green accent walls draw the attention away from the small size of the room. The white walls and bedspread reflect a lot of window light and make the room look bigger. Tucked into a corner and against the windows, the bed does not remain the center of the room. This allows a lot of open space on one side of the bed. The bright orange area rug directed attention to the open space and gives an illusion of a bigger room. The small green ottomans work as a bench and add some color to the decor. The vintage chest of drawers gives the room a traditional touch.

{ 22 } Open Plan Small Bedroom Design

Open Plan Small Bedroom Design
Graceful And Elegant Open Plan Bedroom In New York By Allen + Killcoyne Architects
Often open plan bedrooms mean small beds, cramped space, and less privacy. Although, this open plan apartment design manages to avoid all three with some clever design. The comfortable bed with cozy looking headboard is placed in the far side of the room. It is also separated from the rest of the house by a small wooden screen with bars. This provides a measure of privacy and creates visual interest that draws attention away from the small room. The recessed ceiling lights provide ample light while the artwork above the bed takes attention away from the size of the bed. The white bedspread also reflects light and makes the room look larger than it really is.

{ 23 } Eclectic Small Space Bedroom Decor

Eclectic Small Space Bedroom Decor
Charming Retreat With A Unique Personality In Casa Bonita By Domiteaux Architects | Photo By Charles Davis Smith
This unique bedroom design has influences of bohemian and eclectic design styles. The exposed brick walls and glass door and recessed ceiling lights give an industrial look to the apartment. However, the pink animal print upholstery with tassels and the yellow pillow bring in a bohemian touch to the room. One side of the wall proudly displays the owners’ old typewriters collection giving the decor an eclectic appeal. The wooden flooring and bed have a rustic charm. All in all, this bedroom is a charming retreat with a unique personality despite the small size.

{ 24 } Cabin Style Small Space Bedroom

Cabin Style Small Space Bedroom
This cabin style small space bedroom certainly has a boxed feel. The exposed wooden beams make an interesting pattern and give an appearance of extra width. This makes the room look bigger than it really is. The bed is tucked into a corner with a closed shelf on top giving a closed look. This induces a feeling of safety and security. Open shelves on the wall opposite the bed provide ample storage space. The light colors of the bedspread and minimal furnishings also help make the room look bigger.

{ 25 } Corner Bed Small Bedroom Design

Corner Bed Small Bedroom Design
Vibrant Bedroom Design In Upper West Side Starter Penthouse By Pamela Dailey Designs
When you have limited square footage, it is always a good idea to tuck the bed in the corner. This frees up the rest of the room (however small) for other needs. A vintage desk, classic armchair, and night table make up the furnishings of the room. The placement of the window ensures ample light and ventilation for the tiny room. A colorful throw brings color, pattern, and texture in the decor. The small potted plant makes the room look healthy, vibrant and welcoming.

{ 26 } Industrial Style Colorful Bedroom Decor

Industrial Style Colorful Bedroom Decor
Small Bedroom Loft Style Living In Denver, Colorado By Robeson Design | Photo By Ryan Garvin Photography
This colorful and vivid bedroom design artfully displays understated elegance. The accent wall makes a bold statement with the dark purple color. The stunning piece of art sets the color palette for the rest of the room. Designers collected decor elements like the fabulous over-died antique area rug (Aja Rugs), randomly collected throw pillows, and furniture pieces that would provide a comfortable bedroom but not fill the space unnecessarily. Moreover, the white linen, custom window treatments, and white bedding ground the space, keeping it light and airy. Also, the modern light fixtures with white shades stand in perfect contrast with the purple wall.

{ 27 } Royal Blue Bedroom Interior

Royal Blue Bedroom Interior
Elegance And Drama In A Gurgaon Home Inspired By Le Corbusier By The FADD Studio | Photo By Gokul Rao Kadam
The simplicity, clean lines and solid color blocks in the decor are what grounds this dramatic design. The purist canvases of Le Corbusier were the main source of inspiration for the designers while designing this home. The natural colors and materials of the furniture pieces stand out vibrantly against the textured grey walls of the house giving the otherwise serious shell a dash of drama. In the master bedroom, a customized winged cane bed from Magari sits in front of a grooved cement wall. An antique red chest sits at the foot of the bed bringing a splash of bright red amongst the blue decor. The stone and paper lights in the master bedroom contrast nicely with the cane headboard.

{ 28 } Lofted Bed Floor Storage Bedroom

Lofted Bed Floor Storage Bedroom
This tiny yet cheerful apartment is personalized in a simple but eye-catching manner. The bedroom is a part of an open floor plan with curtains separating it from the living area. The touch of color on the curtain to the right provides a nice transition between the spaces. The bed is lofted over the floor to include cleverly designed storage spaces. The pull-out drawers offer ample storage for bedding accessories, etc.  This is a great solution for the storage issues in such small homes. The pink bedspread and hanging lights give the room a shabby chic look.

{ 29 } Elevated Bed With Shelves Storage

Elevated Bed With Shelves Storage
A Clever Urban Brooklyn Loft Design By Apartment Therapy | Photo By Nancy Mitchell
This loft style apartment has a minimal, streamlined feel which also gets reflected in the bedroom design. The raised platform bed was custom built by the owners to increase the storage options in the house. The platform bed serves the double purpose of creating a cozy spot for the bed in a large, open space and also incorporating lots of extra storage. The light from the window eliminates the need for extra lighting. Similarly, the open shelf side of the bed provides ample storage eliminating the need for a nightstand or side tables. This compact bedroom is a great storage option as well as a stylish way to upgrade your bedroom.

{ 30 } Coastal Colors Contemporary Bedroom Decor

Coastal Colors Contemporary Bedroom Decor
The Soho Loft – An Inviting Urban Retreat By Jennifer Connell Design
This inviting and comfortable urban retreat is full of life, color, and whimsy. The sparsely furnished bedroom is still full of warmth and fun. The custom lucite backboard with an ocean photo sets the tone for the rest of the decor. The bed covers and curtains also sport the coastal colors. The colorful pillows add color, pattern and some fun to the decor. The dark blue area rug gives the room a cozy and inviting appeal. The white walls and large windows give the room a spacious and airy look. It also makes the room look bright and vibrant. all in all, this small bedroom is certainly a refreshing retreat!

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