Whether you’re saving space or highlighting a room’s architecture, a lofted bedroom offers function and form without much sacrifice. Plus, there’s nothing cooler than a cozy nook-situated above a main living space-for resting your head at night. While making the most of this small space may present its design challenges, nailing the look will undoubtedly pay off.
Minimalism makes it easy to stay tidy in this small loft space, which overlooks the kitchen and is complete with a bedside stool from Åhléns.
Inspired by a ship's berth, hotelier and designer Anouska Hempel crafted a wood-clad loft in her Wilshire manor, complete with painted stripes on the floor and wall.
In a modern loft designed by JN Interior Spaces, a reclaimed wood ladder leads the way to a cozy loft bed, which rests atop a hague blue Murphy bed for the ultimate space-saving layout.
In the loft-style guest bedroom of jeweler Antonia Miletto's 16th-century home, crisp white walls extend to the ceiling, which, paired with a low-profile bed, makes the compact space feel much larger.
A kids' playroom and loft by BGD&C Custom Homes has the style factor fit for any adult, with its striking round window and slanted, wood-paneled walls.
Interior design firm Sims Hilditch fashioned a classic cottage-style bedroom, with a neutral palette and star-printed lampshades to bring the eye upwards.
A small garage was creatively converted into a two-bedroom loft, combining a Murray bed with a loft-style bed above.
Built-in beds in this quaint loft are dressed with linens from True Blue and pillows from H&M and Afroart, complete with storage beneath to optimize the petite space.
In a a sky-high Florentine loft-propped atop stilts-the bed is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, opening up the space while uniting it with nature.
In the Fire Island home of fashion designer Geoffrey Bee, stairs lead up to a spacious loft area, with a horizontal paneled railing to keep the bedroom private.
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