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Issue 12 · Rustic Modern · March 24, 2011

10 Favorites: Modern Alcove Beds

Issue 12 · Rustic Modern · March 24, 2011

Thomas Jefferson understood the appeal of alcove beds (see his iconic alcove bed at Monticello here); here's a roundup of some modern favorites.

Moorman Berge Alcove Bed | Remodelista

Above: An alcove bed with built-in storage at the Moormann Berge in Germany.

Alcove Bed at Hotel Aire de Bardenas | Remodelista

Above: A sleeping nook looks out on a calm landscape at the Hotel Aire de Bardenas in Navarre, Spain.

Alcove Bed in a Minneapolis Home on Dwell | Remodelista

Above: A built-in bed in the Minneapolis home of coffee shop owner Greg Martin on Dwell Magazine.

Reading Niche/Alcove Bed in Denmark | Remodelista

Above: A reading niche in a 1950's home in Denmark by KML Design.

Hotel Hegia Alcove Bed in the Bedroom | Remodelista

Above: A bed alcove in the Hotel Hegia in France photographed by the Office of Word and Image (OWI). [Editor's note: OWI is no longer in business.]

François Roche Alcove Bed in the Bedroom | Remodelista

Above: A minimal alcove bed desinged by French architect François Roche.

Blue Upholstered Alcove Bed from Piet Boon | Remodelista

Above: A pair of Tolomeo Classic Wall Lamps tucked in a blue-upholstered reading niche designed by Piet Boon.

London Townhouse Alcove Bed, Moroccan Style | Remodelista

Above: A Moroccan-influenced nook bed in a London apartment on Shoot Factory.

Alcove Bed at Annabel's House in London | Remodelista

Above: A paneled alcove bed from House Call: Annabel's House in London.

Above: A painted panel bed via Desire to Inspire; photography by Mary Beth Koeth.

See another 10 Favorites roundup on Rustic Open Shelving in the Kitchen and Space Saving, Clever Laundry Rooms.

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