Mid century modern bedroom furniture is minimalist and elegant; avoid ornate wooden bed frames or the headboards with substantial carving or inlay work. Instead, choose low-sitting bed frames in painted wood for a clean, simple look; black, white, red or blue box bed framework without end caps or running boards offer an elegant yet understated look. Match simple box nightstands and bureaus to the bed frame to create cohesion. To add interest, choose small piece of accent furniture like a chair in an unexpected materials such as brushed steel or plastic. Do not add too much furniture for the mid century modern bedroom; store items in the built-in cupboards or under-bed drawers to avoid clutter.
Mid-century modern style incorporates a minimal selection of extra decor in bedroom design. Keep dressers, nightstands and desks clutter or miscellaneous items. Choose one or two dramatic and interesting pieces of art and display them in a dominant region of space. Wire and metal wall hangings shaped in abstract trees or Sole add dramatic visual and textural contrast to a room. Reproductions of bright illustrations by contemporary artists such as Andy Warhol and Frank Stella in simple black frames also add color, dynamism and sophistication to your mid century modern bedroom.