Bed without headboard – a harmonious bedroom interior


The headboard is without a doubt an important element of the bed. It has many advantages that should by no means be underestimated. However, there is also a Bed without headboard extremely attractive and at least worth considering. Such beds look modern and somehow casual, but look just as stylish in the bedroom as any other model with a headboard. In this article we would like to draw your attention to precisely this type of bed.

Bed without headboard – illuminated accent wall

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The headboard is a great decorative element. If this is missing on the bed, it can also be replaced by something else. In the apartment above, which is located in Tel Aviv, the mural on the one hand and the modern wooden lamp on the other hand serve this purpose. The design with bed without headboard, as well as that of the rest of the apartment, comes from Mayan Zusman Studio.

Bed without headboard to highlight walls


Despite all the advantages of the headboard, it can happen that it is rather annoying and disturbs the harmonious look of the bedroom. This characteristic can be seen in the apartment designed by Aleksandra Fedorova. The bed without a headboard allows the white wall to come into its own and also goes perfectly with the Zen furnishings.

Frame with wood

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The POD Boutique Hotel in Cape Town hired Greg Wright Architects to design the rooms. These designed an open living area, which also includes the bathroom. The bed without a headboard is in turn surrounded by paneling and a wooden pedestal, which are perfect substitutes.

Emphasize the bed


Just because the bed is usually placed against the wall doesn’t mean you have to do it too. Try something new and put it in front of the window. A bed without a headboard is particularly suitable for this purpose. The unique Gothic-style windows of the Qvest House are a real eye-catcher and the perfect background for the bed. Incidentally, the design of the house comes from Michael Kaune.

Frame the bed


Here is another example of how you can wonderfully decorate the bare wall behind the bed without a headboard. The two lamps on the left and right also have a useful purpose. The design by TomMarkHenry ensures pleasant symmetry, harmony and a pleasant feeling of living, which is even enhanced by the two bedside cabinets.

Canopy bed idea


It is common for a four-poster bed not to have a headboard. This is mainly due to the fact that the frame that is intended for the curtains or the sky is sufficient to highlight the bed. For this reason, the headboard is superfluous if it is only used for decoration. Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva also used the idea of ​​a bed without a headboard to design this white youth room.

Romantic bedroom bed


In this example, the free wall created by the bed without a headboard makes up the bedroom. There is also an attractive shelf in front of the windows that contains flower boxes. The idea comes from Trong Nghia Architects. You can also see how wonderfully a modern interior can be combined with romantic vintage accents.

Ornate decoration

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If you are an art lover, you can take advantage of this feature if you have a bed without a headboard. The area on the wall above the headboard can be used wonderfully to display your favorite painting. Two lamps were also added to this facility in Casa C2 by Lucas y Hernandez-Gil Arquitectos.

Accent walls replace the headboard


As already mentioned, the headboard as a decorative element on the bed can be superfluous if the bed is already on an attractive accent wall. The large bedroom in the Yerger house, which was designed by Chen + Suchard Studio, is very stylish and has a gray concrete-look wall. This is combined with a blanket and bed linen in purple.

Bed and window

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Here you can see a bedroom design with bed without headboard by Patano Studio Architects. It is harmoniously furnished and is eye-catching through the small window, which is located above the bed and immediately makes us forget that headboards even exist.

Colored accents in the neutral bedroom

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If you choose a mural as decoration for the bed without a headboard, you can choose a colorful one, depending on the furnishings of the bedroom, or use a variant that consists of neutral tones. The first variant adorns this bedroom, which was otherwise designed by Gresford Architecture in neutral gray, white and wood.

Small series of pictures

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Can’t you decide on a mural for the bed without a headboard? Well, then just combine several small ones, as with this idea from Studio Esnal. You are also welcome to use private photos for this. Although the images are eye-catching, they make the lack of the headboard less noticeable.

Accent wall ideas


Once you have decided on an accent wall, there are various options available. Use, for example, a different color, an interesting pattern or wallpaper. The latter was also used by Michael Fitzhugh. The gray color goes wonderfully with the elegant fireplace.

Wall panels


You can also create an accent wall with a wide variety of panels. These can extend from the floor to the ceiling. A gray color with a concrete look was used in the design of CUBE Architecture. This is enhanced by the gray bed without a headboard and the equally gray carpet. The result is an aesthetically attractive line in the bedroom.

Cozy corner in the bedroom


A bedroom feels just as much more intimate when such a sleeping corner is designed. The bed without a headboard is located on a wall panel made of wood, which merges into a shelf in an original way. This in turn not only serves as storage space, but also as an attractive room divider. The idea comes from mode: lina architekci.

Minimalist bedroom

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Fans of the headboard will be of the opinion that the bed without a headboard simply looks boring and incomplete. But that doesn’t have to be right! It ultimately depends on what you like and what style you have chosen for your bedroom. Even a small room looks much more spacious without a headboard, as in this example from Madama. It has a minimalist furnishing style.

Simple design for the interior


Simple and subtle decorations were used for this inviting bedroom and ensure a modern ambience to feel good. The fact that the bed was chosen without a headboard is hardly noticeable thanks to the stylish wall color in steel blue. The project for the bedroom and the rest of the apartment comes from Smart Design Studio.

Large windows

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Bedrooms with such large window fronts are wonderfully decorated by nature alone. This fact, in turn, requires simple furnishings in the room itself, which makes the use of a bed without a headboard perfect. According to this principle, the company Apollo Achitects & Associates also furnished this bedroom. Decorations of any kind were simply dispensed with.

Use only the mattress instead of the bed

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Have you noticed that a bed without a headboard often looks a lot cozier? For a simple and modern decor in the bedroom, you can choose a low frame or simply place the mattress on the floor, as with this design by Destilat. The attractive apartment is located in Vienna.

Lamps instead of a headboard


A homely atmosphere is achieved above all by the lamps that are attached to the partition wall. The minimalist bedroom is located in Villa R in Denmark and was designed by C. F. Maller Architects. The bed without a headboard is a real eye-catcher and proof that even the noticeable lack of a headboard can be pleasant.