And so to beds: form, function and just a little fantasy

(Image credit: Christian Hagemann )

Browse our pick of the best bedrooms for the ultimate sleepover.


0–24 weeks: A limited-edition reissue of a 1963 Danish design, this cradle rocks

Pictured: ‘Lulu’ cradle, €1,795, by Nanna Ditzel, for Brdr Krüger. Pillow, £29, by Tas-ka, from Couverture & The Garbstore. ‘Juanita’ throw, €385, by Jessica Ogden and Jean Touitou, for APC. Shelving, price on request, by Kyuhyung Cho and Erik Olovsson. Elephant, £45; hippo, part of a set, £23, both by Studio Delle Alpi, from AlexandAlexa. ‘Charlie Bear’ baby cup, £214, by Christofle. ‘Follow Me’ lamp, €144, by Inma Bermúdez, for Marset. Sheepskin, €149, by Lasse H Pedersen, for Natures Collection. ‘Paradiset’ sofa, £4,549, by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist, for Gubi. Cushion, £45, from The Conran Shop. ‘Stars’ wallpaper, £88 per 10m, by Helene Blanche, for Tapet Café. ‘Crystal’ carpet, £1,240 per sq m, by Michaela Schleypen, from Front

Photography: Christian Hagemann 

As originally featured in the October 2014 issue of Wallpaper* (*187)

And so to beds: form, function and just a little fantasy

(Image credit: Ole Flensted, Scholten & Baijings)

6–24 months: Instilling an early respect for the pared-back aesthetic 

Pictured: ‘Kili’ extendable cot/bed with removable sides, £719, by Sebra. Cushion, €13, by Nobodinoz. ‘Harlequin Dawn’ sheet, part of a set, £135, by Olli Ella. ‘Classic’ radiator, £820, by Bisque. ‘Mitt’ chair, £1,050, by Claudia & Harry Washington, for Bernhardt. ‘Rosinante’ rocking horse, £220, by Eero Aarnio, for Vondom. ‘Tango Blue’ mobile, DKK699 (€94), by Ole Flensted, for Flensted Mobiles. ‘Blocks’ wallpaper, £368, by Scholten & Baijings, for Maharam. Carpet, £41 per sq m, by Vorwerk

And so to beds: form, function and just a little fantasy

(Image credit: Farrow & Ball)

3–6 years: One can sleep easy with Scandinavian simplicity 

Pictured: ‘Wood’ bed, €739, by Søren Rørbæk, for Oliver Furniture. ‘Dots’ cushion, £30; ‘Teepee’ blanket, £49, both by Ferm Living. ‘Italics’ pillow case, £89, by Yves Delorme. Throw, £650, by The Conran Shop. Organiser (on wall), £24, by Normann Copenhagen. The Ultimate Construction Site Book, £13, by Anne-Sophie Baumann and Didier Balicevic, for Twirl. Bonjour Camille, £9, by Felipe Cano and Laia Aguilar, for Chronicle Books. Doll’s house (includes doll’s table and coat stand), £890, by Adam Kozik and Ola Wołczyk, for Boomini. ‘Sunbeam Felt Ball’ rug, £249, by Olli Ella. Baby Chesterfield, £2,500, by Fleming & Howland. ‘Peter’s Chair’, DKK1,958 (€263); ‘Peter’s Table’, DKK2,283 (€306), both by Hans Wegner, for Carl Hansen & Søn. ‘Globe’ cupboard, £8,300, by Studio Job, for Gufram. ‘Palazzo Dune White Oak’ flooring, as before. ‘Castle Grey’ Estate Emulsion, £36 for 2.5 litres, by Farrow & Ball

And so to beds: form, function and just a little fantasy

(Image credit: Lago, Farrow & Ball. Quick-Step)

7–9 years: A wall-mounted bed that thinks outside the box

‘LagoLinea’ bed, price on request, by Lago. ‘Originel Glacier’ pillow case, £89, by Yves Delorme. Throw, £85, by Anne Lehmann, for Normann Copenhagen. ‘Cloud’ bedding set, £83, by Ferm Living. Wire clouds, £135 to £170, both by Benedetta Mori Ubaldini, for Magis, from The Conran Shop. The Fifth Librarian print, £75, by Sanya Kantarovsky, from Studio Voltaire. Birdcage, £1,324, by Nendo, for Wästberg. ‘Re-turned Birds’, £51 each, by Lars Beller Fjetland, for Discipline. ‘Walking In The Sky’ rug, £2,895, by Eva Jiřičná, from Aram. ‘M11’ desk, £2,550, by Mathias Hahn, for Zeitraum. Galaxy Tab 3, £199, by Samsung, from Harrods. ‘Albergo+’ radio, £200, by Tivoli Audio. ‘Su’ stool, €414, by Nendo, for Emeco. ‘Pitch Blue’ Estate Emulsion, £36 per 2.5 litres, by Farrow & Ball. ‘Palazzo Dune White Oak’ flooring, £63 per sq m, by Quick-Step

Rosa Bertoli was born in Udine, Italy, and now lives in London. Since 2014, she has been the Design Editor of Wallpaper*, where she oversees design content for the print and online editions, as well as special editorial projects. Through her role at Wallpaper*, she has written extensively about all areas of design. Rosa has been speaker and moderator for various design talks and conferences including London Craft Week, Maison & Objet, The Italian Cultural Institute (London), Clippings, Zaha Hadid Design, Kartell and Frieze Art Fair. Rosa has been on judging panels for the Chart Architecture Award, the Dutch Design Awards and the DesignGuild Marks. She has written for numerous English and Italian language publications, and worked as a content and communication consultant for fashion and design brands.