7 of the worst bedroom layout mistakes and how to avoid them

Bedroom layouts can be one of the trickiest aspects of designing a space, and there are plenty of bedroom layout mistakes to be made. Sure, deciding where the furniture goes may not be as thrilling as picking the wall colors, or deciding between carpet or hardwood, or sourcing the perfect lighting, but where your furniture sits in your space is just as important as all of these design choices.

There are plenty of obvious bedroom layouts that many of us stick with time and time again but we have spoken with designers who all seem in agreement that the biggest mistake you can make is to go with the obvious. What’s become more evident is that the whole push everything up against a wall layout that’s reined for decades is on the out. And there are other clear mistakes to avoid when it comes to bed placement and making a room feel bigger.