Trends We Saw In Bedrooms In 2022

Interior view of a bedroom with large glass windows.
Here's a few ways that bedrooms got a bit of a design lift this year. (IS LUXURY)

2022 was an interesting year for interior design trends, especially for bedrooms. While our bedrooms should be our sanctuaries, they are often neglected because they aren’t open for guests. However, as many of us got back to work post-pandemic, our bedrooms and their design have become far more essential. It’s also important to note that bedrooms are especially important in luxury homes, even beyond aesthetics and comfort. The right finishes, features and styles can potentially add value to the price of a home. 

Whether you are looking to renovate your current bedroom or seeking inspiration for a new home, here are six bedroom trends we saw in luxury homes on the market in 2022. 

Frosted Doors

interior view of a bedroom with frosted doors

Frosted doors allow for a degree privacy and also let plenty of light into the space. (Long & Foster Real Estate)

One interesting trend that has popped up in the past two years is frosted doors. It’s a modern touch that can be used throughout the home but has been particularly popular for closets as well as en-suite bathrooms. Take the double frosted doors in this new construction home in McLean, Virginia, for example. Sleekly designed, the room also features a grand trayed ceiling. The en-suite has both a soaking tub and large walk-in shower.


Interior view of a bedroom with scone lighting

Wall sconces are just one of the many sources of light, natural and otherwise, in this bright bedroom. (IS LUXURY)

Sconces have been a major lighting trend in most rooms throughout the home including the bathroom and living room, but they are especially ideal for bedrooms. This is because they don’t take up any additional space on the nightstand. They are also a more unique touch than standard lamps. From modern to traditional and contemporary, the style of sconces runs the gamut. 

Sconces have also become popular when built into the wall next to a headboard as seen in the bedroom of this stunning estate in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is just one incredible detail in this noteworthy property. 

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Floating Furniture 

Along the same lines of sconces, floating furniture is another trend we saw in 2022. For example, the floating drawer at this incredible home at 2508 Cuernavaca Drive in Austin, Texas, is an ideal way to add some extra storage to this well-designed bedroom.

interior view of a bedroom with floating cabinet built in to wall.

Adding a touch of functional modern flair, these floating cabinets make the space feel open. (Moreland Properties)

Floating nightstands have also been falling into favor in recent years. They’re a great way to save space, particularly in city apartments and condos where square footage is at a premium. But no matter how you install floating furniture, know this trend is more than a fading fad and likely won’t look dated in a year or two. We’ve also seen floating storage in other spaces like bathrooms. 

Sitting Areas

Adding a sitting area to a larger bedroom is a great way to use the space and elevate it. For example, this elegant home in a parklike setting located in Bethesda, Maryland, has a large master bedroom with a sitting area that’s nearly the size of a living room with a sofa, two chairs and an ottoman. It offers a perfect spot for reading, lounging or watching television in a spot that isn’t the actual bed. 

Interior view of a bedroom with a seating area off to the side.

Adding a seating area is an elegant use of space in this large bedroom. (Long & Foster Real Estate)

No matter the size of a bedroom, there are a variety of ways these spaces can be styled, whether you have a chaise lounge, settee or a comfortable recliner. 

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Custom Closets

What home couldn’t use additional storage space? It’s important to maximize a master closet. Forget double rods and a shelf or two. Add value to a home by going for a custom closet such as the one seen in this fabulous New York-style residence in the heart of Yorkville, Ontario.

Interior view of the custom walk in closet.

With plenty of space to hang clothes and display shoes, this custom closet has a place for every garment. (Barry Cohen Homes)

The closet features a rich wood finish and plenty of space for hanging clothing as well as storing handbags and shoes. The mirror on the wall is a smart addition that makes it easy to get dressed in the morning. But this closet isn’t the only thing this home offers, it also has a newly renovated kitchen as well as contemporary bathrooms that are the epitome of charming. 

Hanging Chairs

view of a children's room with a hanging chair.

This hanging chair adds an element of fun to this children’s room.

Hanging chairs are especially trendy in children’s and teenagers’ bedrooms as seen in this adorable room in this luxurious modern farmhouse in Tualatin, Oregon. While this room features a boho-style fabric chair, clear acrylic and rattan hanging chairs are also great choices. There’s no easier way to add a fun dose of character to these spaces.



I am a writer, design expert, host of the podcast Bougie Adjacent, and comedic performer. I am absolutely fascinated by all aspects of décor and design. It once took me six months to choose a soap dispenser and I can’t even remember what it looked like. I like bright prints, southern exposure and any location you can call a “village or town.” There are currently over 100 episodes of House Hunters on my DVR.

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