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SPASM Design Architects gives the bedroom wall here the original IPS (Indian patent stone) treatment; the concrete wall is undeniably edgy, providing the perfect background to the pared-down bed.Click here to see more images
6. Location: Ahmedabad, IndiaFeatures A well-balanced approach with matching pendant lights.Take a tour of this Ahmedabad home
13. Use a four-poster bed to good effectThe linear lines of this four-poster bed stand out like a frame against the dark-grey wall in imitation of a framed canvas, albeit a blank one. The rectangular space above the bed is best left empty – a perfect example of minimalist yet striking design.Read more: Quirky, Easy & Budget-Friendly Ways to Dress Up Your Wall7 Ideas to Accentuate the Area Behind the BedTell us: Did any of these ideas catch your fancy? We would love to hear how you have decorated your wall. Do share in the Comments section below.
Add a woody flavour to a neutral paletteWood is natural, and neutral; and it goes with most colours of the spectrum. This bedroom combines a simple and clean layout with a neutral two-tone colour theme to create a serene vibe. The dark-grey wall is a perfect foil for the linear four-poster bed. There’s not an element that disturbs the flow and harmony of the space.
9. This bed embraces the industrial look with its unique personality and unfinished style. The posts are designed on the lines of exposed plumbing – can you guess if that’s metal or distressed wood? The greyish-blue shades add to the rustic and cool colour scheme and the pendant lights with metal finish add to the ambience.Read more: 10 Ideas for Head-Turning HeadboardsTrue Blue: A Colour You Should Take to BedTell us: Which of these four-poster beds do you want for your home?
2. DeclutterKeep your furniture and decor down to essentials. Allow for bare walls and floors wherever possible. Avoid layering and wall-to-wall carpeting as much as possible. If your room feels too spartan, use symmetrical arrangements to create a focal point. Studies have found that most people prefer symmetrical compositions, since they create a natural, obvious sense of balance. A pair of lights or small side tables in this space by SPASM completes the arrangement without adding too much clutter.Read insightful tips on how to declutter
Rearrange your layoutIn addition to removing unwanted things and objects from our surroundings, Zen urges us to find balance and harmony with the things that remain. You can achieve this by rearranging furniture, creating perpendicular angles in their placement and basically by removing anything that disturbs the flow and harmony of a space. You can also use subtle colours and complimenting textures and lighting to create that balance.This bedroom combines a simple and clean layout with a neutral two-tone colour theme to fashion the most serene vibe.
Larger in size as well as the visual space they take up, such beds are not recommended for small rooms. A master bedroom would be an ideal spot for these. Earlier, a four-poster bed would only fit well in a traditionally styled space. Today one can find various contemporary and sleek adaptations of a four-poster in materials such as metal and others, strategically placed in contemporary design layouts.