In an ideal world, we would all sleep in cocoon-like environments. We have an enduring fascination with built-in bed solutions. Here's a roundup of architect-designed nocturnal niches:
Above: A built-in bed in Brooklyn; via Bluelines.
Above: A built-in bed with trundle in Martha's Vineyard by Hutker Architects.
Above: A built-in bed in the UK via the Shoot Factory.
Above: A built-in bed in an attic room, via Living Etc.
Above: A recessed bed via Martha Stewart Living.
Above: White painted built-in bunks.
Above: Another built-in bed from Living Etc.
Above: A built-in bunk in the Berge hotel.
Above: Bunks at the Ace Hotel in Portland, Oregon.
Above: A built-in bed in Toronto by Studio Junction.
Above: Double built-in bunks in a Tribeca loft from Andrew Berman.
Above: A bed niche in Sweden.
Above: Built-in bunks from architects Fernau & Hartman.
Above: Corner bunks in an Alys house.
Above: More built-in bunks from Fernau & Hartman.
Above: Built-in bunks in a ski cabin; from AFGH Architects.
Above: Built-in bed in a cabin in Maine; from Massachusetts architect Sheila Narusawa.
Above: Built-in bunks in a ski cabin in Switzerland by Group 8.
Above: A built-in alcove in a Minneapolis loft, via Dwell.
Above: Built-in daybeds from Boston-based Anmahian Winton Architects.
Above: Bunks from Studio Ohm.
Above: Double bunks for a crowd.
Above: Floating bunkbeds by Philippe Allaeys.
Above: Built-in bunks in a Swedish ski cabin; by Sandell Sandberg.
Above: Built-in bunks in a Spanish beach house; by Sandell Sandberg.
Above: Martha's Vineyard boathouse, by Hutker Architects.
Above: Suspended bunks from Eric Cobb Architects.
Above: Bunkroom from Chicago architect James Nagle, for his own Wisconsin Lake home.
Above: Built-in bed niches with curtains in a summerhouse on Gotland; by Sandell Sandberg.
Above: Triple bunkbeds via Bloesem Kids.
Above: A built-in from Living Etc:
Above: A built-in bed by San Francisco architect Malcolm Davis.