10 Dream-Worthy Canopy Beds to Inspire Your Next Bedroom

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April 29, 2021
Whether sleek and modern or swathed in yards upon yards of billowing fabric, a grand four poster bed is the perfect way to zhush up any bedroom in one fell swoop. Here, a roundup of the ones we’d love to crawl into, courtesy of our latest must-read book, S is for Style (Rizzoli).
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Tropical Romance

Window curtains in Andromeda fabric by Schumacher.Roger Davies
Martyn Lawrence Bullard creates an irresistible lair with dramatic proportions, gauzy bed curtains and natural accents.

The Sky's The Limit

The bedcover is in V Step fabric by Miles Redd for Schumacher .Thomas Loof
David Kaihoi gives a pocket-size bedroom the royal treatment with a soaring canopy bed, grass cloth walls and a go-for-broke leopard-print carpet.

Staying in Neutral

The bed curtain is in Ferne Park fabric by Veere Grenney for Schumacher.David Oliver
Veere Grenney turns a tight bedroom into an oasis with a painted wood four poster, a soothing palette and pops of cheery yellow.

The Wild Card

Bed and paper-backed walls in Magical Ming Dragon fabric, throw pillow in Dazzle Ship Velvet, both by Johnson Hartig/Libertine for Schumacher.Paul Costello/OTTO
With his signature go-for-broke panache, Johnson Hartig of the fashion house Libertine surrounds his sleek metal four poster bed with a riot of patterns and accessories that together result in a cosseting, highly personalized retreat.

Into the Blue

Walls upholstered in Tutsi fabric by David Kaihoi for Schumacher.Max Kim-Bee
For a bedroom in a sexy modern Los Angeles home, Redd Kaihoi lavishes attention on every detail, from the lacquered canopy of the four-poster bed to the play of rich patterns on the upholstered walls and antique rug.

Opposites Attract

Back curtain in Hugo Floral fabric, side curtains in Stella fabric by Studio Bon for Schumacher, throw pillow in Exotic Butterfly fabric. All available at Schumacher.Francesco Lagnese
Contrasting bed curtains in a small-scale geometric and painterly, oversize print turn a brass four-poster bed into a haven for sweet dreams.

The Gold Standard

Bed curtains and skirts in Belvedere fabric, walls in Belvedere wallpaper, both by Veere Grenney for Schumacher.David Oliver
By adding a single bed curtain in the same sunny yellow hue as the walls at the head of the bed, Veere Grenney deploys his signature pattern-on-pattern treatment in a London guest bedroom to genius effect.

Simple Beauty

By layering stark-white detailing on pale blue-grey, a Roccoco-inspired day bed in this room by Vicente Wolf is a modern distillation of femininity.

In a Holding Pattern

David Hicks, the king of smart, sunny sophistication, works his magic with this mindblowing bed that’s a masterclass in preppy chic.

Fifty Shades of Gray

Bed curtains and skirt in Ferne Park fabric by Veere Grenney for Schumacher.Simon Upton
Veere Grenney dresses down a regal canopy bed in a soothing, muted palette with sisal flooring, slipcovers and a sprinkling of unexpected accents such as the modern floorlamp.

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