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10 Dream-Worthy Canopy Beds to Inspire Your Next Bedroom


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).

#1: Tropical Romance

Martyn Lawrence Bullard creates an irresistible lair with dramatic proportions, gauzy bed curtains and natural accents.

#2: The Sky's The Limit

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.

#3: Staying in Neutral

Veere Grenney turns a tight bedroom into an oasis with a painted wood four poster, a soothing palette and pops of cheery yellow.

#4: The Wild Card

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.

#5: Into the Blue

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.

#6: Opposites Attract

Contrasting bed curtains in a small-scale geometric and painterly, oversize print turn a brass four-poster bed into a haven for sweet dreams.

#7: The Gold Standard

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.

#8: 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.

#9: 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.

#10: Fifty Shades of Gray

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