How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (2024)

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It’s our belief that the bed is responsible for establishing the look of the space, so opting for a worthy piece is key. Cool beds—traditional platforms, minimalist wood frames, and old-school cane headboards, to name a few—are a must in the bedroom. So if you want to switch up the look of your space without having to completely redecorate, you’re in luck: All you have to do is swap out your bed.

There’s no need to bring in an interior designer or spend hours scrolling on Pinterest; just peep our list of cool beds below. Trust us; even if you leave every other element in your bedroom as is, a new bed will undoubtedly do the trick. We’ve considered every style and budget, so you’re bound to discover a frame. From maximalist canopy beds to fresh takes on the classic wrought iron alternative, there are a lot of unique pieces on offer these days.

The only rule? Measure! Some beds—especially the wingbacks and four-posters—take up more space than their more traditionally simple counterparts, and there’s nothing worse than ordering a piece of furniture only to realize it won’t fit in your space. So before clicking “add to cart,” be sure to break out the measuring tape. Otherwise, keep scrolling and take your pick. Whether you’re in the mood to splurge on something luxurious or would rather save, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Get your eight hours in style.

Biggest Statement

Greyleigh Kirtin Naite Nail Button Notched Headboard

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Biggest Statement

Greyleigh Kirtin Naite Nail Button Notched Headboard

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (13)Available in multiple colors
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (14)Compatible with adjustable mattresses
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (15)Ships within three weeks

This striking green nailhead bed frame can be tame when paired with classic neutrals, or it can be dressed up with wild accessories. If you opt for the latter, we're loving the look of leopard-print throw pillows and a creamy beige duvet. Otherwise, let the punchy headboard do all the talking.

Dimensions54" H x 62" W x 3" D
MaterialsWood and linen
AssemblyYes

Most Versatile

Zinus Alexia Wood Platform Bed Frame

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Most Versatile

Zinus Alexia Wood Platform Bed Frame

Now 18% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (18)Affordable
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (19)Durable
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (20)Available in multiple sizes
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (21)Difficult assembly

The best thing about simple frames is their potential. With an easy wood frame, you can go in just about any direction because wood—especially a neutral-toned one—is so versatile. Whether you opt for a moody palm-print headboard or something a little quieter, your base will only play along with your chosen vibe.

Dimensions12" H x 74.5" L x 53.5" W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyYes

Most Sustainable

West Elm Ida Woven Bed

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Most Sustainable

West Elm Ida Woven Bed

Now 30% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (23)Available in multiple heights
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (24)Durable
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (25)Doesn't fit all mattresses

When there's too much cane in one space, it can feel a bit too beachy. One cane piece, though, works, and we've got our eye on the Ida bed from West Elm. It's somehow both rustic and sophisticated, making it a 10 out of 10 in our book. Plus, it's made of contract-grade sustainably sourced wood.

Dimensions46.75" H x 83" L x 63.1" W
MaterialsMango wood and cane
AssemblyNo

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Coolest Classic

Joss & Main Cavale Bed

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Coolest Classic

Joss & Main Cavale Bed

Now 31% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (27)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (28)Compatible with adjustable mattresses
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (29)Expensive

With its sumptuous curves and elegantly slender bars, the Cavale bed is a modern take on the classic wrought iron bed, and we're here for it.

Dimensions47" H x 80" L x 60" W
MaterialsIron
AssemblyPartial

Most Industrial

Arhaus Maude Bed

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Most Industrial

Arhaus Maude Bed

Now 33% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (32)Simple design
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (33)Powder-coated for added protection
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Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (35)Requires regular cleaning

Sometimes the simplest design is the best—especially if the rest of your space already has a lot going on. We're loving this elegant and luxurious bed inspired by cables of suspension bridges around the country. Industrial-chic? We think yes!

Dimensions48" H x 80" L x 63" W
MaterialsIron
AssemblyNo

Funkiest Design

Sarah Ellison Yoko Bed

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Funkiest Design

Sarah Ellison Yoko Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (38)Crafted from solid wood
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (39)Renowned designer
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (40)Expensive

If we could only use one word to describe this bed, it would be "cool." It's somehow both simple in its design and bold in its aesthetic. We'd expect nothing less from furniture designer Sarah Ellison who brings her unparalleled funky look to just about everything she touches.

Dimensions37.7" H x 83.4" L x 62.5" W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyNo

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Best Find

Urban Outfitters Kira Bed

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Best Find

Urban Outfitters Kira Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (42)Affordable
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (43)Available in only one size

Urban Outfitters may not be as famous for its furniture as its fashion, but that doesn't mean its decor is less than. In fact, we're loving this midcentury-inspired, affordable bed frame.

Dimensions52" H x 87.5" L x 65" W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyYes

Best Overall

Anthropologie Judarn Pied-A-Terre Bed

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Best Overall

Anthropologie Judarn Pied-A-Terre Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (45)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (46)Removable ash wood legs
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (47)Does not required box spring
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (48)Difficult to clean

Maximalists, prepare to meet your match. Anthropologie is our go-to outpost for modern yet bohemian furnishings, and this romantic upholstered bed is at the top of our list. From its dreamy palette to the gently curved headboard, the Judarn Pied-A-Terre is one of our favorites.

Dimensions56.25" H x 87.5" L x 67.75" W
MaterialsWood, foam, and velvet
AssemblyYes

Most Affordable

Winston Porter Besnike Upholstered Headboard

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Most Affordable

Winston Porter Besnike Upholstered Headboard

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (50)Less than $150
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (51)Available in multiple colors
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (52)Not durable

Sometimes all you need is a headboard. In that case, we'd suggest the Winston Porter, which comes in three neutral shades. Our favorite? Navy, which looks (and feels) more like denim.

Dimensions51.4'' H x 62.6’’ L x 1.8'’ W
MaterialsWood and fabric
AssemblyYes

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Most Customizable

Pottery Barn Raleigh Square Upholstered Low Platform Bed

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Most Customizable

Pottery Barn Raleigh Square Upholstered Low Platform Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (54)Affordable
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (55)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (56)Available in multiple fabrics
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (57)Long lead time

Would you believe us if we said this Parisian-inspired bed is less than $1,000? It's also totally customizable, with the headboard, footrail, and side rails (all of which are thickly padded) and made the fabric of your choice.

Dimensions40.5” H x 84” L x 56.5" W
MaterialsCustom
AssemblyNo

Top Pick

The Citizenry Lokon Cane Headboard

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Top Pick

The Citizenry Lokon Cane Headboard

Now 50% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (59)Handmade
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (60)Sustainable and organic
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (61)Includes return fee

Opting out of a bed frame in lieu of a headboard is never a bad idea. Case in point: this handcrafted Nantucket-meets-Cape Town option from The Citizenry.

Dimensions21.5” H x 62” L x x 2” W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyYes

Best Traditional Reinterpretation

Crate & Barrel Gracia Upholstered Canopy Bed

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Best Traditional Reinterpretation

Crate & Barrel Gracia Upholstered Canopy Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (63)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (64)Available in multiple finishes
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (65)Expensive
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (66)Pewter finish on backorder

There is nothing more traditional than a canopy bed, but this unique piece from Crate & Barrel is making us reconsider. Ultra-modern in its funky shape, the Gracia bed is the perfect mix of classic and cool.

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Best Sale

AllModern Glow Upholstered Bed

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Best Sale

AllModern Glow Upholstered Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (69)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (70)Available in multiple finishes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (71)Affordable
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (72)Difficult assembly

AllModern is like the holy grail for anyone who loves a mid century reference. If you're in the market for a typical 1960s-inspired bed, allow us to introduce you to the super-low-profile Glow bed.

Dimensions39’’ H x 83'’ L x 64'' W
MaterialsSolid and manufactured wood
AssemblyYes

Easiest to Style

Burrow Chorus Bed

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Easiest to Style

Burrow Chorus Bed

Now 61% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (74)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (75)Available in multiple finishes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (76)Includes customizable headboard
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (77)Ships within three weeks

We have an affinity for beds with easy silhouettes made of sturdy, non-budging materials. Enter: Burrow's Chrous bed, which features color-matched finishes and a quiet aesthetic that you can easily dress up or down with bedding.

Dimensions14.5” H x 85" D x 63" W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyYes

Most Regal

Novogratz Camilla Bed

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Most Regal

Novogratz Camilla Bed

Now 46% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (80)Box spring not required
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (81)Ships within three business days
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (82)Difficult assembly

The Camilla bed is just as bold without a canopy as it would be with an ornate fabric draped above it, making it a 10 in our book.

Dimensions75'' H x 76.5'’ L x 40.5'' W
MaterialsSteel
AssemblyYes

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Mosty Stylish

Eternity Modern Sloane Contemporary Platform Bed

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Mosty Stylish

Eternity Modern Sloane Contemporary Platform Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (84)Available in multiple fabrics
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (85)Foam-padded headboard
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (86)Expensive

Sometimes minimalist furniture can get a bad rap for being sharp or cold, but such is not the case with Eternity Modern's Sloane platform bed, which looks like something we'd find in a coastal Italian villa.

Dimensions35.4” H x 95.7” L x 67.7” W
MaterialsSolid wood and plywood
AssemblyYes

Most Luxurious

Maiden Home The Thompson Canopy Bed

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Most Luxurious

Maiden Home The Thompson Canopy Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (88)Available in multiple finishes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (89)Handwaxed for a silky, matte finish
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (90)Expensive

If there is one brand with truly unparalleled beds on offer, it's Maiden Home. Our favorite design from the 2017-founded retailer? The Thompson, which offers a sleek twist on the traditional canopy bed, making it more modern and less fussy. Did we mention it's highly customizable?

Dimensions84” H x 87” L x 66” W
MaterialsWood and performance bouclé
AssemblyYes

Most Mid Century

Soho Home Belsa Bed

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Most Mid Century

Soho Home Belsa Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (92)Available in multiple fabrics
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (93)Expensive

If you've ever spent time in any of the world's carefully curated collection of Soho Houses and wondered how to recreate the luxurious yet bohomian aesthetic in your own space, you need to check out Soho Home. We're coveting the sumptuous and soft-to-the-touch Belsa bed, inspired by the White City House in London.

Dimensions43.3” H x 80.1” L x 57.5 W
MaterialsOak, foam, and polyester
AssemblyNo

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Best Canopy

Soho Home Loretta Bed

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Best Canopy

Soho Home Loretta Bed

Now 40% Off

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (96)Sturdy
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (97)Versatile
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (98)Expensive
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (99)Available in only one finish

Another Soho Home find we've got our eye on? The Loretta bed from Soho House Rome. No, you don't need to live in the pasta capital to snag this bed for yourself.

Dimensions84.6” H x D89.8" L 76.4” W
MaterialsOak, oak veneer, and poplar
AssemblyYes

Most Elegant

Williams Sonoma Lacourte Bed

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Most Elegant

Williams Sonoma Lacourte Bed

Pros
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (102)Available in multiple sizes
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (103)White glove delivery available
Cons
  • How The Right Bed Can Totally Transform Your Bedroom (104)Expensive

Call us crazy, but four-poster beds can feel a bit medieval. The exception? This stately piece from Williams Sonoma. With its dark, smooth finish and tapered posters, the Lacourte bed is a good choice for anyone looking to bring a tough of elegance to their space.

Dimensions87" H x 85" L x 65.25" W
MaterialsWood
AssemblyNo

As an expert and enthusiast, I don't have personal experiences or beliefs, but I can provide you with information on the concepts mentioned in this article. Here's a breakdown of the different concepts related to beds mentioned in the article:

  1. Cool Beds: The article suggests that cool beds, such as traditional platforms, minimalist wood frames, and old-school cane headboards, can help establish the look of a bedroom. It states that switching out the bed can change the overall appearance of the space without the need for a complete redecoration.

  2. Bed Styles: The article mentions various bed styles, including canopy beds, wrought iron beds, and beds with unique designs. It highlights the Greyleigh Kirtin Naite Nail Button Notched Headboard, Zinus Alexia Wood Platform Bed Frame, West Elm Ida Woven Bed, Joss & Main Cavale Bed, Arhaus Maude Bed, Sarah Ellison Yoko Bed, Urban Outfitters Kira Bed, Anthropologie Judarn Pied-A-Terre Bed, Winston Porter Besnike Upholstered Headboard, and Pottery Barn Raleigh Square Upholstered Low Platform Bed as examples of different bed styles.

  3. Features and Characteristics: The article provides information on the features and characteristics of each bed mentioned. It includes details such as dimensions, materials used, assembly requirements, and pros and cons for each bed.

  4. Affordability: The article also mentions the affordability of some of the beds, highlighting options like the Zinus Alexia Wood Platform Bed Frame, Winston Porter Besnike Upholstered Headboard, and AllModern Glow Upholstered Bed.

  5. Customizability: The article mentions that some beds, like the Pottery Barn Raleigh Square Upholstered Low Platform Bed, offer customization options. These beds allow you to choose the fabric, headboard style, and other features to suit your preferences.

  6. Considerations: The article advises readers to measure their space before purchasing a bed to ensure it fits properly. It also suggests considering the style, budget, and other factors when choosing a bed.

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