Most people decide on their bed by the mattress, but if you’re serious about style, you should keep an eye on the trends as your bed is the centrepiece of your bedroom, so you ought to consider its stylish staying power! Like the Camolin Iron Bed from the
The Original Bed Co.
A few of the trends from 2021 also carry on into 2022, showing that just because a style is on trend doesn’t mean that it will immediately go out of fashion. This is in part due to the classic nature of these two particular trends and the fact that a staple purchase such as a bed frame or headboard is designed to endure whilst also moving with the times.
As much as we love talking about trends, it’s always worth taking into consideration which one (or ones) will work for you years down the line as well as right now, as a bed can be a serious investment.
Here are a few of the biggest bed trends for 2022;
Bridgerton, Downton Abbey and the like have a lot to answer for with the continued obsession with four poster and canopy beds. To avoid looking too antiquated, go for sleek clean lines to create a modern, sophisticated look. Picking a metal finish allows you to do just that.
Like the French Bedroom Co Harmony White 4-Poster Bed £850
If you’re anything like us, you can never have enough storage space or furniture in your home that serves more than one purpose. These beds take multi-tasking to a whole new level.
First of all, why not combine the four poster bed trend with the idea of more storage?
There’s no need to have separate bookshelves or display shelves in your bedroom with Cuckooland’s VOX 4You 4 Poster Storage Bed £945
If you enjoy watching movies or catching up with your favourite TV shows from the comfort of your bed, a bed frame with a built in TV is definitely the way to go. It also means that you don’t need to worry about where the best place to put the TV is, opting for on the wall with lots of wires or on another piece of bedroom furniture that may not give you the best view.
The Bensons for Beds Arlington Ottoman beds also come with built-in storage below the mattress too, making them another serious multi-tasker when it comes to storing items out of sight.
Bensons for Beds Arlington Ottoman Upholstered TV Bed Frame Artemis Elephant from £1599.99
Speaking of serious multi-taskers, we love sofa in a box company, Loaf’s Multi-Storey multi-use piece, which truly is the ultimate spacing saving contraption. You can either use it as a coffee table, a footstool, a chair or a fold out bed!
And for guest rooms or rooms that are short on space, embracing the minimalist trend of a foldaway mattress is a great way to save space and use your guest bed for more than just sleeping.
Loaf Multi Storey coffee table, footstool and guest bed (£445)
If your bed frame itself doesn’t necessarily need replacing, you can always give it a new lease of life by investing in a new headboard.
Or you can go all out and combine an impressive headboard with our previous trend, the storage bed.
Painting a half moon behind beds has been a big trend in 2021, but if you prefer a proper headboard continue the trend with a half moon headboard. The Headboard Workshop’s Mousa Half Moon Headboard is available in a wide array of fabrics and colours, making it a perfect piece to add impact to any bedroom
The Headboard Workshop Mousa Half Moon Headboard £479.
Ultra High Headboards
We love the look of ultra high headboards, particularly in rooms with high ceilings and a lot of wall space. Going for a luxe velvet or button finish really adds to the grand vision.
MY Furniture Stanton High Headboard Storage Bed Fog £999.99
Putting a fresh spin on a classic design is exactly why Art Deco glamour is back in style. But obviously - like with all revamps - it has a modern twist. Sumptuous materials like velvet and brass add depth and make any room look more extravagant and styled.
Next Piper Bed in Gold Finish £325-450
Japandi inspired interior has started to storm through the interior world after the start of the Olympics. With Japan being the hosts, Japandi style is back and more stylish than ever! Japandi interior features a Scandi look combined with rustic Japanese minimalism.
If you haven't already seen or heard about Netflix's latest sensation, the TV show Bridgerton, you have been missing out on some seriously salacious storylines. And most importantly, all of the period decor and fashion.
And there are some easy and fresh ways to inject some of that traditional boudoir style into your own bedroom this year.
Here's how to take bedroom decor inspiration from Netflix's Bridgerton;
Add touches of Wedgewood blue
Wedgewood's blue inspired the Bridgerton family's signature blue hue on the show. And you can easily add a bit of Bridgerton blue to your bedroom. From cushions to throws, curtains and rugs, this is a nice nod to the show and way to ease yourself into the Regency styling.
Do an accent wall in floral wallpaper
Make a statement with a floral wallpaper accent wall.
Utalise antique frames and mirrors
Give your favourite photographs a Bridgerton makeover with some antique-style photo frames. Or if you have the space for it, a full length ornate mirror wouldn't look out of place on the period drama.
Celebrate springtime all year round with faux wisteria
If you too found yourself fawning over the beautiful wisteria featured throughout, get the look all year round with some faux flower vines.
Will you be giving your bedroom a Regency era revival? And have you seen the show that everyone is talking about?
By Ellis Cochrane
Add contrast to any bedroom design with a stand out four poster bed frame. An all black design looks equally as impactful against clean white walls as it does against solid colours or feature wallpaper.
Add a luxe yet contemporary look to your bedroom with an Art Deco-style metal bed.
You can really play around with colour and texture with a bold velvet bed frame. Jewel tones will always be in style, yet allow you to inject personality into any space. You can also choose between sleek minimal designs and more traditional button-backed headboards.
If, like us, you love the look of parquet flooring but it isn't currently an option for you, bringing the parquet look into the bedroom in the form of your bed frame is a great option.
By Ellis Cochrane