There are no rules for what a modern bedroom should be like, but one thing is clear: it is a magical space where both body and thoughts rest. Deimantė Uleckytė, the interior designer of “Dunamai” shares her ideas on how to implement the concept and keep it timeless or even get ahead of time to some extent.
The three most important components of the bedroom
As one British writer once said, „If it‘s bad in the bedroom, it‘s bad all over your home.“ This insight applies both in terms of relationships and well-being. After all, the bedroom is probably the most important and intimate room at home, where we begin and end almost every our day.
„Comfort is one of the three most important elements in creating a bedroom space, and it does not matter if modern, Scandinavian, classic or any other interior dominates there,“ says the “Dunamai” interior designer and suggests that every decision should first be considered for comfort.
Deimantė Uleckytė singles out acoustics as the second most important component in the bedroom interior: „Acoustics is in focus when installing commercial and other public facilities, but in the private sector it is often not even thought of.”
Acoustic problems become apparent only after people start using the premises, therefore, according to Deimantė, anticipating the appropriate materiality, evaluating surface locations and the parameters of sound absorption, transmission and reflection is highly important.
Last but not least, the third criterion of a well-designed modern bedroom is lighting that is intelligently tailored to the needs of the hosts.
Adjustable light in the bedroom
Installing new lighting systems is among the most effective ways to make a space beautiful and comfortable. These days, we have countless lighting systems available. The best ones stand out not only because they illuminate the space beautifully and cozily, but because they also make daily life easier.
“Many will support me saying that the bedroom is a resting area where we sleep, read and do other daily rituals, thus the lighting here must be consistently distributed to each area,” advises Deimantė.
She also recommends dimmable lights both in the bedroom and throughout your home: “Installing light controls in two or three areas is very important. When you can control the lighting and its intensity from anywhere in the room will allow you to feel the maximum comfort,” adds Deimantė Uleckytė.
An important task of choosing textiles
Sharing her work experience, Deimantė Uleckytė named the selection of suitable and stylish bedding as one of the most difficult and important tasks: “I have noticed that making this decision is not easy for the clients and for myself.”
According to Deimantė Uleckytė, bedding must be both pleasant to the touch and stylish, comfortable, organic, practical and durable. All these reasons determine major focus on textiles in modern homes. “After all, we not just enjoy textile fabrics here, but feel them with our whole body for more than a third of our lives.”
The interior designer has disclosed another trick to create coziness: when developing a bedroom space, Deimantė always makes effort to have the bedroom colors at least a few tones darker than in other rooms: “They create a more intimate environment. And the most effective way to achieve this result is to have bedspreads and bedding sets matching the dominating colors in the room.”
Not recommended for bedroom interiors
Not surprisingly, Deimantė is constantly facing the wishes and needs of different people, so in the end, we asked her to single out things that really do not contribute to the well-being of the bedroom space, and things that she has to discourage customers from:
“I always make effort to keep the bedroom space as aesthetically pleasing and clean as possible, furnished only with the most necessary furniture. And free from bookshelves, large cabinets, etc.”
According to the “Dunamai” interior designer, every area at home must be programmed correctly: the kitchen must be designed to stimulate the appetite, the living room must help to relax, and the bedroom – to create our mood to rest, relax, and have a quality and good sleep.
“In this space, I specifically do not recommend choosing bright colors and details that catch attention. If possible, I always suggest choosing a picture to convey a positive “message” every time you wake up, instead of a sadly hanging TV.”