The Ulisse bed is perfect for offices that double as guest bedrooms – or if you’re a workaholic that just can’t seem to tear yourself away from your desk. The multi-use piece serves as a 5-foot desk during the day and folds down into a queen-size bed. The best part is that opening the bed doesn’t disturb your work so you can pick up right where you left off the next morning.
With more and more folks opting to live in cozier urban quarters murphy beds have been increasing in popularity as a way to fit all of the necessities of life into a studio apartment.
Adapting a Scandinavian style is not just about aesthetics alone and it also gives an ergonomic advantage for those with a small bedroom. If you are short on space the inherent simplicity of the Nordic style its use of a neutral color palette with white being the predominant color and the shunning of unnecessary accessories and decor are indeed big advantages!
Styles such as coastal nautical and tropical are pretty close to one another and each one of them easily borrows from the other. Blue is a great color for all three of those themes and wall murals and decals inspired by ‘island life’ can further take the bedroom down the coastal route.
Coyuchi has made a name for itself as a go-to resource for sheets pillows pillowcases throws towels and duvet covers made of 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton. Although their collections emphasize natural colors and textures they’re anything but boring and incorporate fun touches like coconut shell buttons and diamond-weave accents.
With tropical style you can turn to natural materials such wood and bamboo to create a unique space that reminds your little ones of their recent vacation to that exotic tropical getaway.
We all know how versatile IKEA’s Billy bookcases are and here is yet another cool use for them. Submitted to IKEA Hackers by Frondon of Germany this clever bed remains hidden behind two bookshelves until it’s time to go to sleep.
In fact minimalism is an inherent feature of this style making it absolutely perfect for contemporary homes that love to veer towards the minimal. But over time creative designers and homeowners have cleverly combined other styles with the Nordic approach to decorating to create a multitude of styles that brings a distinct personality to each setting.