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Well-Suited: Bed

This minimalistic design—both decluttered and streamlined—is the focal point of a bedroom makeover. The project may seem simple, but it required meticulous coordination among four separate trades: the mill shop for woodwork, the upholsterer for the headboard inset, the contractor for lighting and electrical on the nightstands and the trim carpenter to install everything with precision. Finally, they needed their designer to aesthetically bring it all together.

The custom walnut woodwork solves multiple needs. The unit runs wall-to-wall, encasing the upholstered headboard while also incorporating reading lights and nightstands. The design team kept the window frame intact but removed the old apron to integrate it with the headboard paneling more seamlessly. A textured, upholstered inset panel was also custom-fit into the headboard, adding coziness. Integrated book lights are ideal for individual reading and floating nightstands each incorporate built-in electrical with a docking drawer system. Custom leather pulls add contrast and a soft touch to the hand. The custom upholstered bed frame is lifted above the walnut base, giving the whole space a grounded yet airy feeling.


Lisa Schmitz Interior Design


Nate Sheets


Accessories: Erica Iman   Art: Karen Matheis   Cabinets: Royal Fixture Company   Lighting Fixtures: Astro Lighting; Lightology   Rugs: The Rug Studio   To-the-Trade Showrooms: KDR Designer Showrooms   Wall Coverings: KDR; Phillip Jeffries; John Wylie   Window Coverings: M & M; Pollack; KDR; JAB

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