Wow! Check out these 101 incredible modern master bedroom design ideas. All colors and layouts along with many decorating ideas in this epic gallery collection of photos.
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Thanks for visiting our modern master bedroom ideas photo gallery where you scroll through dozens of amazing modern master bedroom interior designs.
IMPORTANT: This collection includes both modern AND contemporary master bedroom designs. We realize there are big differences between the two styles; however, we’ve noticed over the years that many people use the terms interchangeably.
This massive collection is broken up into several sections. Here’s the table of contents.
Popular Modern & Conteporary Master Bedroom Design Ideas
I love how the natural wood floor isn’t totally concealed with the smaller area rug at the end of the bed. The dark wood juxtaposes nicely with the very light wood floor and white walls. Check out the lighting under the floating nightstands and bed.
Spacious white master bedroom with sofa, large white area rug, light wood floor and white ceiling and walls. I love the white wood paneling on the walls – that really makes a difference.
This is actually a hotel room but I included it (I rarely include hotel rooms in bedroom galleries) because it’s very well done and it really could be a fabulous regular bedroom. However, you have to like the totally exposed walk-in-shower concept to like this bedroom.
Cool modern bedroom with floating TV stand, modern black chair with ottoman and large platform bed.
This modern bedroom is very interesting. I realize very few people would opt for this design, but it is unique in how it turns the bedroom into a stage surrounded by very cool lighting. Interesting to say the least.
Contemporary master bedroom with large storage bench, wood flooring, gray walls and a small sitting area. This is a great example of a nice design that didn’t require a lot of money.
I just love this master bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean. One wall is all brick which really works well with the glass and wood flooring. The brick wall includes a fireplace. This is one cool bedroom.
Fabulous contemporary master bedroom that is huge and includes large sitting area, extensive crown molding, upholstered accent wall all in a light beige and light blue color scheme.
Large contemporary master bedroom with tall ceilings, sitting nook next to large window and absolutely fabulous rich wood flooring.
Whimsical contemporary master bedroom with cathedral ceiling and bookshelves. The bed is a refinished ditressed wooden bed with matching nightstand table.
Photo example of a master bedroom with modern wall lighting. You can tell the interior designer here had some wild ideas for the flooring (I’m not wild about but is a good example) as well as the wall lighting (which I do like).
Modern master bedroom with sparse decorating except for modern black accent chairs, black tufted ottoman and bed.
Modern loft master bedroom with wooden shed ceiling, platform bed, white walls and beige furniture.
Modern master bedroom with a walk-in closet, dark accent wall, tile flooring and cathedral ceiling. This is a great example of how to use tiles in a modern bedroom.
Black and white modern master bedroom with platform bed in an apartment with floor to ceiling window.
Modern Scandinavian style bedroom with very light wood flooring, whitewashed ceiling, platform bed and small sitting area.
Ocean view modern master bedroom with brick wall, wood floor, colorful area rug, pure white ceiling and incredible floor-to-ceiling windows. That fabulous brick wall adds texture to the surface areas which constrast nicely with the smooth glass and white ceiling.
Very masculine modern master bedroom design (rendering) with dark ceiling beams and trim on light wood floor. Furniture includes black platform bed. The dark beam textures add a rustic charm as well. Also check the black vase piece and red vase piece adjacent to the bed… a nice touch. Finally, check out the matching black bedside table lamps (a great example of lamps enhancing the modern decor).
Pure white modern master bedroom with built-in desk, cozy reading nook and balcony.
Who says you can’t create a stunning bedroom in the attice. Here’s a great attic mater bedroom with white angled walls/ceiling, skylight, large platform bed and en suite.
Sparsely furnished modern master bedroom with white platform bed, floating nightstands all looking out over in-ground swimming pool. This design really gives you the modern feel and look. Of course the masssive picture window helps. Not all of use can afford such a window (or pool).
Spectacular! Big contemporary master bedroom with large tufted white headboard, armchairs, desk (office area), ottoman with white tray ceiling. Notice the large piece of art on the wall and while modern is often minimalist, art is an exception.
White master bedroom with cathedral vaulted white ceiling. Bedroom area opens up on both sides to stylish en suite. Very minimalist design throughout. This ceiling is an excellent example of fabulous architecture extending to the master bedroom suite.
A beautiful contemporary master bedroom with fireplace, balcony and lovely reading nook corner. You’ll see there are two sitting spaces here – a balcony and the corner reading area.
Interesting bedroom design with round sofa, built-in LED wall lighting and recessed lighting on light hardwood floor.
Small modern master bedroom with wallpaper and steeply angled shed style ceiling.
Out of 582,301 bedrooms analyzed, 9.94% featured a modern design. Though the name suggests it is quite new, the idea of modern interiors has been around since the late 1800’s with it becoming more popularized between the 1920’s and 1950’s.
Modern vs. Contemporary
While the two tend to get confused, they are uniquely different in several aspects. The two are alike in the way that they incorporate a variety of styles into one beautiful design. However, modern separates itself from contemporary with clean cut lines and a focus on balance as well as minimal décor. Everything in the modern design realm is simple yet efficient.
Here is our gigantic gallery of modern master bedroom design ideas. We’ve included charts and tables at the bottom of the page to provide you with data gathered from hundreds of thousands of master bedrooms. They point out which colors and flooring options are most popular, as well as what other options people have chosen for their modern sleeping chambers.
8 Tips on How to Design a Modern Bedroom
While the size might not be an option for a modern master bedroom, color options and materials become incredibly important with this style. These charts and graphs illustrate what options were most frequently found inside of a modern bedroom.
1. Color Conscious
The modern design color palette can vary greatly but finds its core centering around neutrals like white or beige as well as black. Out of 332,061 bedrooms analyzed, white was chosen 19.93% of the time with beige and black trailing behind at 10.61% and 5.45%.
It is important to note that the modern color palette utilizes a striking color to accentuate itself. These could be bold greens, medium to dark reds, popping oranges, or even varying shades of blue. Violet and pink, however, were found the least. Aside from color, modern design also focuses on exposed metals and woods.
2. Wood Floors for the Win
The modern bedroom often chooses to utilize exposed woods in its flooring. Different types of hardwood flooring were found in 50.27% of 165,175 the bedrooms we analyzed.
Ceramic and Porcelain tiles can also be used, as well as vinyl or linoleum. A surprising 1.70% of bedrooms even featured concrete. When sticking with carpet, which 41.14% of bedrooms chose to do, plaids work wonders for modern master bedroom design ideas.
3. Modern Bedroom Ceiling Design
One interesting aspect of modern design is the ceiling. There are many types of ceilings, and while most people invest in regular ceilings, there are some master bedrooms with spectacular ceilings such as the cathedral, vaulted, wood beams, murals or as simple as being elevated with a modern chandelier.
When looking at the modern design of any type, notice the details such as flooring, ceilings, furniture and colors. In some cases it’s very, very interesting.
4. Modern Bedroom Lighting
A frilly chandelier is not a modern bedroom make. Instead, look toward recessed lights, built-in wall lighting, tray ceiling lighting. The aim is no fixtures or small fixtures. Yes, many of our examples above and below include various lamps (modern lamps can look fabulous on nightstands), but avoid any clustering of anything and that includes lights.
5. Bed Design
There isn’t one-bed style or design for the modern look. However, the style you normally get are beds with straight lines and often lower to the ground, like that of a platform bed. You can learn everything about beds in our types of beds epic article (one of our most popular).
6. Decorating a Modern Master Bedroom
You want to keep decor knick knacks to a minimum. Modern lighting art artwork is good; knick knacks is bad. Modern design is sparse and often minimalist. Now, if it’s contemporary you seek, that’s a different matter altogether. Contemporary allows for more “stuff” such as shelving, lamps, etc.
7. Ten Trends
Even though modern is a specific style, there are still trends within the style. Here are some key trends.
Size: bigger is better. The current trend is to design large master bedrooms.
Electronics: some, but wires concealed – i.e. wall-mounted TV. Charging stations for devices.
Floor: natural light wood
Windows: floor-to-ceiling with smart blinds
Seating: yes, yes, yes – sitting areas such as reading nook, armchairs, etc. are popular in modern master bedrooms. You’ll see several examples below.
Master bathroom: Yes – and like bedroom size, bigger is better. We’re talking both freestanding tub and walk-in showers, two sinks… the whole nine yards.
8. Examples of Modern Master Bedroom Furniture
Modern Bed Designs
Platform beds like this one are a terrific way to create a modern bedroom decor.
I love this natural, minimalist platform bed which is a modern design with a touch of warmth.
It doesn’t get more modern than this bed. It’s not for everyone. I prefer a simpler platform bed, for if you like something different, this one will do.
Dark gray modern bed design with headboard, wood legs in white brick bedroom with light natural hardwood floor.
Modern wood platform bed with wood headboard.
Plain and sleek white and wood modern dresser will beef up your modern decor instantly. While not very deep, each drawer is sizable enough to place various clothing and accessories.
Natural wood and white modern nightstand with drawer sitting on tapered legs.
Where to buy modern bedroom furniture
If modern is your style, you’re in luck because there are many online stores as well as brick and mortar stores that sell modern bedroom furniture. The following are a few of our favorite modern furniture stores:
Original Images from a Variety of Designers
Since launching this site, we radically updated our galleries, but we didn’t want to get rid of original galleries, so we retain these by adding them as “originals”. Many people visit our site repeatedly looking for specific designs and we don’t want them looking for nothing. Here are the original modern master bedroom designs.
Ornate master bedroom with brown, gold and white design with wall-mirror and recessed lighting
Luxuriously appointed eclectic master bedroom with round bed, dome ceiling, chandelier and flat screen television
Loft bedroom with rich wood cathedral ceiling, white floor and white bed
Plushly designed bedroom in grey, wood and light pink with built-in shelving, lush rug, wood floor and elegant sitting area
Large light neutral brown bedroom with white rug and bed, light wood furniture and floor with tray ceiling I really light the light brown natural wood floor.
Dark bedroom design with wood walls, wood flooring and dark wood furniture
Sleek modern bedroom with exposed ceiling beams, wood floor, open shelving brick wall and white bed. I bet you also can’t miss the yellow painted accent wall. Personally, I don’t like it, but maybe you do.
Picture of intricately designed master bedroom with pink, white and brown color scheme, tray ceiling and floor-to-ceiling drapes
Light modern bedroom with white bedroom furniture, light wood flooring and small sitting area
Luxuriously decorated bedroom with wood paneled wall, large dark wood furniture, stylish rug and balcony. This is quite the master retreat that’s comfortable and includes antique furniture.
Colorful master bedroom with brown, purple, pink, wood and white design
Elegant dark master bedroom design with dark hard wood floor, dark walls, built-in lighting and large dark rug
Contemporary bedroom with a lot of wood including wood-paneled wall and light wood floor with light wood bedroom furniture
Minimalist dark grey and white master bedroom with low platform bed and sloping ceiling
Elegant modern master bedroom design in browns and white with small desk and exposed ceiling beams
Large light brown and white master bedroom design with large leather chair
Elegant grey and white bedroom with ruby red rug, white blinds, chandelier and decorative wallpaper
Large master bedroom with beige color scheme, rock wall with gas fireplace, French doors to the outside and tray ceiling
Large modern master bedroom with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, hardwood floor and sitting area
Small bedroom with green accent and dark wood design
Sleek modern bedroom with light wood floor and dark frame bed
White master bedroom with grey rug
Masculine bedroom design with textured wall, dark hard wood floor and low dark bed frame
Bright apartment master bedroom with green walls and drapes
Luxury master bedroom with crown molding, four-poster bed, and dark wood furniture