We spend a huge amount of time - about a third of our lives - sleeping. And not only are our bedrooms places to sleep but they’re somewhere to relax, be ourselves, be intimate. It’s arguable therefore that it’s more important to get the design of our bedrooms right than any other area of our homes. Here are our tips for ensuring your bedrooms are oases of calm and the best possible places to be….
Remember what a bedroom is for
We often try to do too many things in a bedroom, turning them into places to watch TV, work from home and eat a meal as well as rest and sleep. Bedrooms should have a bed, somewhere to rest a book and bedside light, some storage and that’s about it. And in an ideal world, the storage would be located somewhere else!