A clean and clutter-free life can feel unattainable when your bedroom lacks the right foundation. You want it to feel like a sanctuary, but how can you with clunky furniture and mismatched decor? The minimalist style–defined by clean lines, a neutral palette, and a stripped-down simplicity–goes hand in hand with creating a serene and tranquil space that’s perfect for relaxing.
Get inspired by 30+ minimalist bedrooms, that look and feel good.
The master bedroom of this French ski retreat is brimming with light, accentuating the natural unvarnished wood structure. A unified, earthy palette meets clean lines and monochromatics, perfect for a serene and minimalist escape.
A spacious master bedroom values texture over color, with a massive Madeline Weinrib rug, a leather BDDW lounge chair, and layered bedding. The bright white walls and simple black accents lend an unfussy and uncluttered feel, where a peaceful vibe is guaranteed.
In this Lower East Side condo, a sleek wooden bed frame and exposed brick wall help temper the ultra-modern space, which cozy up the simple, minimalist space.
The master bedroom in a 19th-century federal home strikes the perfect balance of vintage and minimalist–brown and black accents are thoughtfully placed throughout the simple white space–a crisp yet cozy feel.
In a family's weekend retreat home, the master bedroom is light and airy thanks to raised ceilings and tastefully neutral palette. Modern art above the bed complements the minimalist vibe, while vintage nightstands and a statement chandelier add a homespun personality.
A minimalist West Village townhouse finds harmony in a dynamic use of grays with a refined whimsicality. In the master bedroom, a 1960s wall sculpture by William Friedle hangs above a custom oak bed, antique French tole clocks accent the wall, and a fur throw creates rich texture.
A West Village townhouse's guest bedroom appeals to a midcentury aesthetic, with a Pierre Paulin desk and rounded shapes in the lamp and artwork. The petite space feels open and peaceful thanks to a minimalist approach to the 1950s style.
In Ninni Ryott's diminutive rural cabin, a tiny sleeping loft is fitted with a bedside stool is from , and the white linseed-oil paint on the walls is by Kulturhantverkarna Färg.
In a young couple's monochromatic Swedish home, once an abandoned farmhouse, the master bedroom blends white and brown-grey for a soothing, cool color scheme. The bed in the master bedroom is by Hästens, and the lamp and stool are vintage.
In the Hamptons, architect Paul Masi and designer Damon Liss, raised the elemental barn to a new level of sophistication with grey tones and subtly elegant design. The bedding in the master is by Matteo, the custom-made leather dresser is by BDDW, and the ceiling is of weathered cedar shingles.
In this Los Angeles home, blue is paired with a white slate for a striking aesthetic that is also calm and relaxed. The sheets and blanket are by Linens, the pillow is covered in an 18th-century embroidered silk and the rug is by .
A light palette visually opens up the small master bedroom of Paris fashion star Andrew Gn's Right Bank apartment. The 1950s rug is Swedish, the custom-made nightstands are by Benoit Langlade, and 1970s lamps flank the bed. The coverlet is by Le Rideau de Paris and the armchair is Danish.
In the master bedroom of a mid-century abode in Ibiza, the walnut-and-metal bed is a custom design; the Gio Ponti floor tiles in the hallway were commissioned for the house.
On a young family’s horse farm outside Philadelphia, designer Ellen Hamilton elevates the idea of living the rustic life to a new level of comfort and sophistication.
Inside the master bedroom, the bed by Ivano Redaelli is dressed in Matteo linens, the Saarinen chair and ottoman are by Knoll, and the floor lamps are from Ikea; the rug is by Albed Rug Company, and the pendant lights are by Molo.
Two New York designers renovated to merge modernity with local tradition. The bed in the master bedroom is dressed with a blanket and linens by Matteo and pillow shams by Libeco.
For a Silicon Valley family that wanted a retreat in the woods but had no intention of going rustic, architect Cynthia Wang and designer Jamie Bush conjured a completely new take on the country cabin that brings urban cool to the Sierra, Nevada. This is one of the minimally-decorated bedrooms.
Manhattan natives Ku-Ling and Evan Yurman weren’t about to move out of their beloved TriBeCa, but the arrival of their third child necessitated a whole new approach to downtown living.
In the master bedroom, the bed is by Meridiani, the wall lamp is by Serge Mouille, the vintage Poul Kjaerholm daybed retains its original leather, and the side table is by Wyeth; the console is a vintage piece by Paul McCobb, and the circa-1970 Beni Ourain rug is from Double Knot.
For a couple torn between city and country, architect Greg Tankersley and designer Carol Egan conjured a Greenwich retreat that’s the perfect blend of pastoral comfort and urban pizzazz.
The master bedroom’s headboard is by Roman Thomas, the bed linens are by Matouk, the console is by BDDW, and the armchair is from Galerie Blanchetti; the 1960 floor lamp is by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors, the 1970 ceiling light is by Angelo Brotto for Esperia, the rug is by Mitchell Denburg, and the walls are painted in Pavilion Gray by Farrow & Ball.
The simple and airy guest room in the Portuguese holiday home owned by Spanish model Eugenia Silva. The beds are topped with crocheted-cotton coverlets from Bulgaria, the wall hanging is Portuguese, and the tile floor is original to the house.
A young family turns to a longtime friend, designer Alejandra Redo, to add warmth, color, and quirky charm to their modernist glass-and-steel villa on a wooded hillside in Guadalajara, Mexico.
The bed, dresser, and side tables in the master bedroom are by Roche Bobois; the Eames chair and ottoman are by Herman Miller, the bedside lights are by FontanaArte, and the wall is painted in Patagonia by Comex
For fashion insider Meredith Melling and her family, designers Ariel Ashe and Reinaldo Leandro craft a hip new take on classic Martha’s Vineyard style.
The master bedroom’s Hans Wegner Papa Bear chair and ottoman are from Modernica; the bed is dressed in a duvet cover from Parachute and a throw from L’Aviva Home, the chest is a custom design, and the rug is by John Robshaw.
To make their West Village apartment sleek and chic as well as family-friendly, a show business couple turns to Haynes-Roberts, who deliver a star performance.
In the bedroom, the vintage Cityscape headboard is by Paul Evans, the bed is dressed in Casa del Bianco linens, the bedside tables are ebonized mahogany, the 1950s American lamps are from Wyeth, and the carpet is by Beauvais.
When a well-traveled couple find a winter retreat in Palm Beach, they turn to their favorite architect, Lee Mindel, to transform it into a serene oasis inspired by water, sand, and sky.
The master bedroom’s settee by Gastone Rinaldi is upholstered in a Bergamo fabric, the rug is by V’Soske, the walls are covered in Venetian plaster, and the adjacent closet structure is sheathed in acrylic panels; the drawings above the bed are by Ciprian Muresan, and the photographs in the corridor are by Mircea Cantor.
The master bedroom in this classic L.A. family home boasts a custom headboard that is upholstered in a de Le Cuona linen, a 1750 bergère is covered in a Claremont wool, and the Swedish 18th-century cabinet and 1930s bench are from Lief; the rugs are by Mansour, and the wall reliefs are by Robert Graham.
Inside one of New York's tallest towers, the Manhattan home of Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson has a restrained palette. In the master bedroom, a bed by Minotti is dressed in linens by E. Braun & Co., the bedside table is from Philippe Hurel, the custom rug is by Tai Ping, and the walls have a custom textured finish by Atelier Premiere.
In a remote New Zealand surf town, architects Lance and Nicola Herbst tuck a spacious retreat amid a lush grove of exotic trees. One of the bedrooms features sliding shutters and windows that open to the trees; the walls are sheathed in poplar plywood, and the chair and ottoman are Jens Risom designs.
A roadside ruin in Uruguay was transformed into a chic dream home for artist Eva Claessens and art dealer Kris Ghesuiere. The master bedroom’s chair and floor lamp were found in Buenos Aires, the rug is an antique Bolivian poncho that was a gift from Claessens’s mother, the painting is by Claessens, and the antique shutters were bought at auction in Montevideo, Uruguay.
In the master bedroom of a San Francisco warehouse-turned-apartment, the headboard is covered in a Rogers & Goffigon fabric, the bed linens are by Sue Fisher King, and the bedspread is antique Belgian linen; the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Super White, and the artwork is by Joan Mitchell.
In artist Rachel Lee Hovnanian's master bedroom inside of her Greenwich Village townhouse, the bed is dressed in linens from E. Braun & Co., the chair and side table are by B&B Italia, and the chandelier is by Brand van Egmond.