Bedroom furniture buying guide

Ready to transform your bedroom? If you’re wondering how to choose bedroom furniture, we’re here to help. Our bedroom furniture buying guide helps you decide what bedroom furniture you need, walks you through different bedroom furniture styles and answers all your bedroom design questions.

What’s your bedroom furniture style?

The bedroom design style you choose can determine the size and type of the Furniture Village bedroom furniture you need. Take a look at our review of popular bedroom furniture styles and find your favourite.

Not too fancy, not too trendy, traditional bedroom furniture style puts the emphasis on classic designs and carefully-constructed pieces that last a lifetime.

Design notes

● Oak or white-painted wood furniture
● Traditional storage pieces like dressing tables and blanket boxes
● Sturdy well-crafted feel
● Classic details like moulded feet, overhanging tops and cornices
● Cup handles and door pulls with a brushed or antiqued metal finish

3 key pieces for a traditional bedroom

1. Oak bed frame with slatted headboard and tall foot end
2. Multi-drawer chest of drawers
3. Oversized bedside cabinet for extra storage

We recommend

For great-quality real wood furniture that’s truly affordable, take a look at the Furnitureland collection of traditional bedroom furniture.

Contemporary bedroom style is based on the principle of less is more and can be the perfect aesthetic to follow if your budget is on the lower side.

Design notes

● Unfussy bedroom furniture with minimal embellishments
● Neutral or natural wood finishes
● Functional storage spaces like built-in drawer units
● Multiple sources of lighting for ambience
● Discrete technology like state-of-the-art TVs and music systems

3 key pieces for a contemporary bedroom

1. Low profile divan set with ultra-padded headboard
2. Sliding door wardrobe with mirrored panels
3. Mood-setting bedside table lamps

We recommend

Made in Germany, Rauch bedroom furniture ticks all the boxes for sleek minimal style, modern finishes and cleverly-designed storage.

Entirely in keeping with today’s eco-consciousness, urban bedroom furniture is often made from reclaimed wood and has a sturdy rustic quality.

Design notes

● Unfinished wood with natural knots and markings
● Dark or weathered metal accents
● Bold yet understated colours like charcoal grey and Prussian blue
● Pieces borrowed from the living room – like open shelving and floor lamps – for that loft-living look
● Luxury accents and accessories like feather cushions and wool throws

3 key pieces for an urban bedroom

1. Rustic wood platform bed
2. Statement pendant light
3. Modern wall art

We recommend

Our industrial bedroom furniture collection is a great starting point as you design your urban bedroom. You’ll find many options for bed frames, chests of drawers and bedside cabinets.

Whether you lean toward old Hollywood style or high-shine contemporary refinement, the glamorous bedroom provides a stylish retreat day or night.

Design notes

● Wood, mirrored or metallic polished surfaces
● Buttoned, fluted and winged headboards
● Plush carpet or rugs
● Tactile textures and fabrics like silk, satin and faux fur
● Plenty of places to lounge

3 key pieces for a glamorous bedroom

1. Oversized bed frame
2. Mirrored chest of drawers
3. Sparkling chandelier or ceiling light

We recommend

For an understated yet sophisticated approach to glamour, take a look at ALF bedroom furniture. You’ll find high-gloss finishes and bold designer flourishes.

Modern luxury bedroom furniture is beautiful and elegant but in a very understated way. Opt for subtle yet lavish details and a generally indulgent feel.

Design notes

● High-end upholstery fabrics
● Elegant, well-designed and well-made furniture
● Tone on tone colour palette
● Geometric and Art Deco influences
● Very deep cushioning

3 key pieces for a modern luxury bedroom

1. A sumptuous pocket spring mattress or divan set
2. Reclining armchair
3. Tripod floor lamp

We recommend

The Hypnos bed collection offers exceptional mattresses with high spring counts and superb-quality fillings. Divan bases are beautifully upholstered in stunning fabrics.

Simple, minimal and relaxing, Scandi bedroom furniture style is pleasing to the eye thanks to the emphasis on pale neutral tones and light-toned wood furniture.

Design notes

● Curved edges juxtaposed with gentle angles
● Visible wood grain
● Pale colours used to create a feeling of light and space
● Subtle blue, green and grey accent tones
● Layers of natural textures

3 key pieces for a Scandi bedroom

1. Statement pale wood bed frame with a spindled headboard
2. Fluffy off-white rug
3. White chest of drawers

We recommend

Ercol bedroom furniture, like the Ercol Bosco bedroom collection, offers timeless bedroom style in pale wood with signature handcrafted details.