Modern small bedroom ideas to create the ideal sleep space

Susan Howell

Not all of us have the luxury of large bedrooms. So when looking for modern small bedroom ideas – more often than not – we’re all on the hunt for ways to make our compact, contemporary spaces look larger than they actually are.

There are plenty of tips and tricks that you can use to maximise your space to make your small bedroom ideas a success. Unlike larger rooms, you just need to be a little careful with your choices, as not everything that works in a big space transfers well to a more compact area.

Traditionally, bedrooms used to be large and spacious with plenty of room for a whole array of furniture, from an oversized bed, wardrobes, chest of drawers, bedside tables, ottomans, armchair and in some cases, a chaise longue or sofa. 

But nowadays, with new builds and apartment living, as well as those who renovate to make bedrooms smaller to squeeze in ensuites, the rooms we sleeping tend to be smaller.

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(Image credit: Future/Carolyn Barber)

Modern small bedroom ideas 

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