Bed + Bath

Cove Bed High in Oak, Risom Side Tables and Wave Rug

Modern Bedroom Furniture

Authentic modern bedroom furniture reached the peak of its popularity in the midcentury. In the post-war period of the mid-1900s, many families were drawn to the suburbs, into large but affordable homes that, because of their size, demanded easy, cost-effective furnishings. Midcentury modern furniture designers responded to this demand with collections of ultra-functional, design-forward furniture made of affordable, mass-producible materials like plywood, aluminum, and plastic.

This midcentury period also beckoned a new era of leisure, which saw a rise in home entertaining. As a result, midcentury homes were fully furnished and outfitted for guests, with guest bedrooms and bathrooms that were as cozy and well decorated as the home’s primary bedrooms and bathrooms. It was then that matching modern bedroom furniture sets saw their moment in the limelight. Designed with matching pieces including a bed frame, nightstands, a dresser, and other pieces of modern bedroom furniture, midcentury modern bedroom furniture sets allowed homeowners to quickly and easily furnish an entire guest bedroom, without sacrificing quality or utility.

Shop modern bedroom furniture, modern bedding sets, and modern bathroom accessories at Design Within Reach to curate a timeless bedroom and bathroom inspired by the aspirational homes of the midcentury. Add touches of practical modern luxury with high-quality bedding, bath linens, and bathroom accessories sets.