23 Luxurious Bedrooms

Tactile elements, layered decor and fine furnishings make these boudoirs elegant escapes.
23 Luxurious Bedrooms
Pembrooke & Ives-designed bedroom

This light-filled, Scandinavian-inspired New York home by Pembrooke & Ives is rich in creamy shades of white, natural woods and soft textures. The delicate chandelier, floor lamps and mid-century Italian chairs are all from John Salibello. A Robert Lazzarini painting provides a contemporary element in the streamlined space. Photo by Pieter Esterhorn

Bedroom by Lee Ledbetter

Lee Ledbetter transformed the former servants’ quarters of a 19th-century New Orleans home into this serene, antiques-filled guest bedroom, with the Snowflake chandelier from Kerson Gallery and gold accents adding a touch of glamour. Notable pieces, such as a French giltwood mirror, 1960s marble lamps and Louis XVI–style chair from Bardin Palomo, are placed throughout the suite. Photo by Pieter Estersohn

Designed by Tom Stringer

This Lake Michigan home by Tom Stringer radiates calm, courtesy of the soft textures and pale palette. In the master bedroom, a Baker Furniture Company sofa in front of the window draws the eye to the beautiful view of the lake. Photo by Werner Straube

Jeff Andrews bedroom

Jeff Andrews designed this master bedroom in a Brentwood, California, home for a client seeking glamour with an eclectic edge. “I went for a subtle beach-inspired palette of blues, greens and cream loaded with texture. A generous mix of contemporary, vintage and custom elements gives it a well-collected, luxurious feeling,” says Andrews. The patterned rug from The Rug Company and the B&B Italia armchairs help to tie the space together. Photo by Grey Crawford

Brian J. McCarthy bedroom

Brian J. McCarthy fulfilled the wish of a couple of Atlanta empty nesters to reside in a home like Versailles or the Petit Trianon. Photo by Fritz von der Schulenberg

Designed by Barrie Benson

Barrie Benson combined lush fabrics and an eclectic mix of patterns (including de Gournay wallpaper) in this Charlotte, North Carolina, bedroom. A tufted Finn Juhl settee rests at the end of the bed. Photo by Brie Williams

Designed by Kirsten Kelli

Artwork by Jasper Johns hangs above the fireplace in this vast Dallas bedroom by Kirsten Kelli. The space features mocha lacquered walls, a powder-blue vaulted ceiling and a gilded canopy bed. Photo by Max Kim-Bee

Designed by Neal Beckstedt Studio

This bedroom in a New York City penthouse by Neal Beckstedt Studio is done in a neutral palette with rich natural materials, including a leather-upholstered bed, a cowhide rug and a sheepskin on the Hans Wegner chair. Photo by Eric Piasecki

Designed by Roger Jones of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler

This London boudoir by Roger Jones, of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, contains a curtained four-poster bed topped with incredibly fluffy bedding. Light flows in through a pair of French doors that lead to a patio. Photo courtesy of Colefax and Fowler

Designed by Brockschmidt & Coleman

Brockschmidt & Coleman designed this antiques-filled guest room in an opulent apartment on New York’s Park Avenue, outfitting it with Claremont wallcoverings and a pair of Empire armoires on either side of the carved wooden bed. Photo by Roger Davies for Architectural Digest

Designed by Annie Kelly

In updating this 1928 Andalusian-style home in Beverly Hills, Annie Kelly says, she “kept the house spare of extra ornament, painting everything white, as a backdrop for the owners’ growing collection of strong pieces of furniture and to give the house a light, contemporary feel.” Photo by Tim Street-Porter

Designed by Lichten Craig

Shimmering gold wallcoverings with a bird motif set an elegant tone in this Lichten Craig–designed Manhattan bedroom. A pair of Hollywood Regency–style mirrored side tables flank the tufted bed. Photo by Antoine Bootz

Designed by Eric Cohler

The black walls and ceiling set a moody vibe in this San Francisco apartment by Eric Cohler. The four-posted bed is topped with an Hermès pillow and fur throw. Photo by John Merkl

Designed by Abode | Fern Santini Design

A sculptural wire chandelier hangs from the vaulted ceiling in this English country-style Houston home by Abode | Fern Santini Design. Photo by Peter Vitale

Designed by Julie Charbonneau

In this Toronto bedroom by Julie Charbonneau, the custom floating headboard was crafted from wenge wood, it features integrated nightstands which nestle against a luxurious backdrop of chocolate-brown pony skin. A Bell table by Sebastian Herkner sits next to a custom armchair by Charbonneau. Photo by Naomi Finlay

Designed by Ken Fulk

The master bedroom of this Sonoma, California, lake house by Ken Fulk features a hand-painted mural and a carved wood four-posted bed. Photo by Douglas Friedman

Designed by Cullman & Kravis

In designing this Sag Harbor, New York, beach house, Cullman & Kravis limited the palette to whites, creams, steel blues and grays in order to highlight the contemporary art collection that exists within the interior space and the commanding view outside. Photo by William Waldron

Designed by Martin Brudnizki

This London bedroom by Martin Brudnizki features deep cornices and unexpected pops of color, like the sculptural burnt-orange settee and a pair of emerald green table lamps flanking the bed. Photo by James McDonald

Designed by Drew McGukin

Streamlined furnishings and contemporary lighting contrast with the ornate architectural details of this East Village, New York, brownstone bedroom by Drew McGukin. Photo by Brett Beyer

Designed by Timothy Whealon

Timothy Whealon chose a bold pattern for the curtains and bench in this Park Avenue apartment, which pops agains the ice-blue walls and neutral bedding. Photo by Thibault Jeanson

Designed by Thomas Pheasant

In choosing the palette for this Parisian apartment, Thomas Pheasant was inspired by shades of the limestone, slate and iron prevalent in the city’s exteriors. Photo courtesy of Thomas Pheasant

Designed by Philip Nimmo

For the master bedroom of this Laguna Beach, California, vacation home, Philip Nimmo designed a platform bed with lighting underneath to give the impression that it is floating, and he set it against a wall of backlit onyx. Photo by Scott Frances

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