Originally for the royals, four poster beds carry a regal quality that translates across many cultures. Draped with luxurious velveteen bed fittings, they can carry a princess. In the islands, traditional white linen drapes over streaks of bright silk, nestled between a four-poster’s carved posts. In more modern times, the four poster can take on a variety of materials – wood, metal, twisted iron, acrylics – to create a bedroom vibe truly your own. Our list of 32 beds that go beyond the brief in creating spaces for dreamtime can help your visualisations come true. Take a look at our list of inspirational picks below.
The Pharos Pendant, Calla Pendant and Oculo Pendant work best as a trio in this stylish set by Jeremy Pyles. Made from glass, their forms elegantly hang above a range of bedroom shelving options. Wooden Orb Pendants: Sculpted wood finds its place in an array of baubles with lights underneath. Match them to your bedside table or headboard, for a funky way to light a room.
With backdrop like this, a straightforward interior is the only way to go – the furniture is comfortable and stylish without upstaging the beautiful view outdoors. This interior also takes a simple approach, using natural motifs to match the verdant balcony with its hanging planters and potted trees.