The Wallpaper* bedroom: sleep easy with these boudoir adornments

Step inside our boudoir in the W* House to enjoy traditional Parisian 19th-century-inspired seating paired with avant-garde Russian mirrors. Sweet dreams are made of this...

'Mantis' Desk

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Name: ‘Mantis’ desk
Designer/brand: Case Funitureavailable from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £1,010

Designed by Samuel Wilkinson for use in compact areas, Case Furniture’s ‘Mantis’ desk was created to facilitate neat and tidy workspaces. This is enabled by attachable accessories — including a small draw, a file holder and a back panel that can be used as a note board or a privacy screen — which work alongside a solid ash wood top that features a removable plate concealing an internal storage tray, ideal for hiding cables and wires. Four detachable steel legs that allow the table to be packed up and transported with ease.

Vase in black

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Name: ‘Nera’ bowl, large, white on black
Designer/brand: Monica Forster for Zanatavailable from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £146

Defined by a sculptural beauty and simple yet bold silhouettes, Monica Forster’s ‘Nera’ stool and bowl series for Bosnian brand Zanat presents an uncomplicated balance of functionality and beauty. Cut from black-stained maple wood, this tall bowl can be utilised either as display piece or to serve food, and is characterised by a hand carved pattern along the entire circumference of its upper exterior.


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Name: ‘Hers’ Wardrobe
Designer/brand: Revised
Price: on request

Launched in 2018 by Moooi co-founder Casper Vissers, Revised is a design brand focusing on a timeless domestic aesthetic. Vissers worked closely with designer Sjoerd Vroonland to create a contemporary look infused with midcentury design references. Designed by Vroonland, the latest to join the collection are the Falmer a duo of Wardrobes – solid wood storage pieces available in oak or walnut. An oversized round motif characterises both wardrobes, one serving as a hook while the other serves as a rotating mirror. Inside, storage abounds, with secret compartments, minimal shelves and multifunctional drawers.

Mirrors on shelf

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Name: Pivot S mirrors
Designer/brand: Borgi|Bastormagi
Price: from £135

Part of Beirut design studio Borgi|Bastormagi’s new collection, Shaping 90, a range made for ‘urban living,’ these pivot mirrors are designed for making the most of modern apartment spaces. Focused on the corners of our four walls, Pivot mirrors ‘utilise those tricky spots which are often forgotten and wasted in a home, and enhance them,’ says the Lebanese design duo. Made of steel, glass and walnut wood, the geometrical designs are available in multiple sizes

Eclipse pendant, by John Pomp

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Name: Eclipse Pendant
Designer/ Brand: John Pomp Studios
Price: Eclipse (Large)  $4600; Eclipse (Small)  $4000

Philadelphia-based artist and designer John Pomp has spent the last the 25 years honing the art of glass, learning his trade from Murano maestros. This expertise is all too evident in his studio’s latest five-piece launch, which includes the Eclipse Pendant. Its soft-lined, cloud-like form emits a glow that deftly conceals its light source and evokes the rare and fleeting event of a lunar eclipse. The new collections also feature the intricately sculptural Tidal and Calla Chandeliers alongside the undulating Calla Pendant and dramatically contoured Tidal Console. John Pomp Studios fashion contemporary, handcrafted furniture and lighting in four key materials: glass, precious metals, woods and leathers. These ‘seductive’ ingredients are combined with traditional production techniques to create thoroughly modern and ‘nouveau classic’ pieces. Pomp’s deep philosophy and distinctive approach to materials also turned heads at this year’s Wallpaper* Handmade with the delicate Rose Quartz ‘Molten Love’ ring developed with interior designer, Amy Lau

‘Coupé’ bed, by GamFratesi, for Poltrona Frau

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Name: ‘Coupé’ bed
Designer/brand: GamFratesi, for Poltrona Frau
Price: £4,800

A luxury sleeping spot with the aerodynamic lines of a sports car, the ‘Coupé’ cuts a sophisticated dash in the bedroom. Poltrona Frau’s Pelle Frau leather upholstery encases the frame, creating a soft finish. The streamlined and minimalist form created by the Danish-Italian designers can be wrapped up in various muted leather tones

Tobias Tøstesen, for Frama

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Name: ’MS-1:Mirror’
Designer/brand: Tobias Tøstesen, for Frama, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: $750

Bringing together a rectangular mirror and a black powder coated steel shelf, Frama’s ’MS-1:Mirror’ is a smooth combination of simple and strong. Designed by Tobias Tøstesen for Frama, the piece is characterised by its unadorned aesthetic, notable for its use of clean lines and geometric forms courtesy of the angular mirror which stands atop a slim and neat base, doubling as a shelf

Lapis bed by Emanuel Gargano and Anton Cristell, for Amura

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Name: Lapis bed
Designer/brand: Emanuel Gargano and Anton Cristell, for Amura
Price: on request

Slabs of stone found on ancient Roman roads informed the shape of the Lapis bed, crafted by Emanuel Gargano and Anton Cristell for Pugliese brand Amura. Joining the existing Lapis collection, which includes a couch, pouffe, coffee table and mirrors, the design sees plush, geometric forms stacked atop of one another to create a headboard. Each is covered in memory foam and can be upholstered in either fabric or leather.

Type 75 Fourth Edition by Paul Smith, for Anglepoise

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Name: Type 75 Fourth Edition
Designer/brand: Paul Smith, for Anglepoise
Price: from £165

For this fourth collaborative foray, Paul Smith has realised a darker palette for the Sir Kenneth Grange’s Type 75 light produced by Anglepoise. The three-piece range draws on a utilitarian hues previously used by the fashion designer for a Land Rover Defender, evoking British country life through earthy burgundy, leaden grey, sky blue, dappled green and rich clay. But Smith’s usual playfulness seeps through too with the surprising touch of fluorescent yellow. The Type 75 is available as a floor lamp for the first time, as well as in its classic standard and mini desk lamp structures

Terrazzo pot by XLBoom

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Name: Terrazzo pot
Designer/brand: XLBoom, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £68

XLBoom’s multifaceted ’Terrazzo’ pot is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use — from flowerpot to stylish storage solutions. The patterned stone compositions feature tile and glass chippings in coloured cement. All elegantly handmade by the Belgium-based company, the playful forms are vibrant additions to any living space

Elma light by Trueing

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Name: ‘Elma’ light
Designer/brand: Trueing, available at The Future Perfect
Price: on request

From the fledgling Brooklyn design studio, Trueing, comes this delicate, yet structural balancing pendant light. Constructed from custom-made borosilicate tubes in transparent or sandblasted finishes, and hand-blown glass spheres, the piece whimsically explores the notions of asymmetry and transparency in an expressive and individualistic way. Not only is the mixing and matching of colours and finishes encouraged, the piece also exhibits exposed engineering and mechanisms (within the transparent tubing) so that its function becomes part of the overall aesthetic. Subtle, yet intriguing, Elma is one of three pieces that forms Trueing’s debut collection, which is now available at The Future Perfect. 

Terrazzo side table by Serax

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Name: Terrazzo side table
Designer/brand: Serax, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £265

Taken from the collection by Serax’s resident designer, Marie Michielssen, the terrazzo side table bears all the interior designer’s hallmarks — a perfect balance of style, material and colour. Crafted from a solid block of white terrazzo, this side table takes on a sculptural quality and can be placed in a variety of different environments with the same powerful effect

Balancing tray Studiocharlie for Salvatori

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Name: ‘Balancing’ tray
Designer/brand: Studiocharlie for Salvatori, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: $290

Designed by Studiocharlie, Salvatori’s new ‘Balancing’ collection brings together various desk accessories that are crafted from Calacatta Vagli marble, and matched with burnished brass and leather. The result is nine pieces which combine age-old craftsmanship with contemporary techniques for luxe finish that offers a throwback to the joy of letter writing.

White 'Flow Bowl' table

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Name: ’Flow Bowl’ table
Designer/brand: Nendo for Alias, available from WallpaperSTORE
Price: £610

The result of a collaborative effort between Nendo and Alias, the ’Flow Bowl’ collection is a series of tables and furniture accessories defined by table tops which appear to melt, forming bowl-like shapes as they slide towards the floor. An interplay of volumes, as well as the contrast between the perceived fluidity of the piece and its actual robustness — thanks to the use of steel and polyurethane — is what makes this large table noteworthy.

Gradient mirror

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Name: ‘Gradient’ mirror
Designer/brand: Phillip Jividen
Price: $3,800
Clean simplicity defines Cleveland-based designer Phillip Jividen’s ‘Gradient’ mirror, which makes its 2018 return after its inaugural run in 2015. Jividen looked to the sky above as inspiration for the mirror’s design, and wanted to reflect the many colours of the atmosphere. Utilising the latest in glass manufacturing technology, the mirror’s colour changes depending on the viewing angle, and produces an illuminating effect when placed in a naturally lit environment. Writer: Luke Halls

'P4 Dudina' by Marta Sala Éditions

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Name: ’P4 Dudina’
Designer/brand: Marta Sala Éditions, available from WallpaperSTORE
Price: $3,309

Designed by Lazzarini & Pickering in 2017, the ’P4 Dudina’ chair is a smaller version of Marta Sala Édition’s ’Duda’ chair, produced by architects Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering with Marta Sala. Like its forbearer, the ’P4 Dudina’ is playful and intriguing, and the low, cubed chair merges clean lines with plush Pierre Frey mohair velvet for a wholly timeless and luxe piece

'Triumph' bookends by Aparentment

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Name: ’Triumph’ bookends
Designer/brand: Aparentment, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: $185,00

Launched in 2013 and designed by Aparentment founder and industrial designer Josep Vila Capdevila, the ’Marblelous’ collection is a series of furniture and accessory designs carved from high quality marble. The ’Marblelous Triumph’ set comprises two pieces cut from polished marquina and shaped into rectangular prisms for a couple of sturdy bookends that will introduce warmth and depth to any bookshelf

'Statera' shelf by Gustavo Martini

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Name: ’Statera’ shelf
Designer/brand: Gustavo Martini
Price: €7,200

An industrial addition to the bedroom, Brazilian designer Gustavo Martini’s shelving system is a design that is described as a ’game of contrasts’. These differences are noticed in its rigid structure and rough metal surface yet delicately balanced form. Once products are placed on the shelf, its personality can change too, becoming warmer and playing with the dynamic shapes its already has

Drew curved swivel chair by RH Modern

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Name: ’Drew’ swivel chair
Designer/brand: RH Modern
Price: from $1,871

Taking its cues from 1960s furniture, this swivel chair exudes the brand’s strong American-made aesthetic while keeping lightness in the sinuous structure. Expertly constructed from oak and a choice of leather or fabric for its upholstery, the model sits charmingly in the bedroom as an extra place for comfort

'Bandra' Ottoman by Dmitriy & Co

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Name: ’Bandra’ Ottoman
Designer/brand: Dmitriy & Co
Price: $6,500.00

New York based Dmitriy & Co Spring/Summer 2018 collection mixes 19th century Parisian furniture with mid-century design in order to create ’a modern twist on classic forms.’ This vision reaches its peak in their Bandra Ottoman, where modern geometrical construction is softened and refined by classic details. The Ottoman, which is hand-sewn and stitched in Long Island City , is an ideal addition to a bedroom. Dmitriy & Co’s careful construction and attention to natural materials guarantees softness and luxury

‘O Mirror’, by Minimalux

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Name: O Mirror
Designer/brand: Minimalux, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: $329

Exposed polished edges, circular form and a spherical brass base elevate Minimalux’s ‘O Mirror’ from functional tool to stylish home accessory. At first glance, the mirror appears to be a feat of balance, but observe the base which remains firm and rooted to flat surfaces whilst also able to rotate on its axis

'Rain' bed' designed by Zanellato Bortotto for Novamobili

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Name: ’Rain’ bed
Designer/brand: Zanellato Bortotto for Novamobili
Price: on request

This is Zanellato Bortotto’s first bed design for Novamobili, continuing their soft, elegant aesthetic for the Italian brand. The clean wood canaletto structure has two bedside tables niftily integrated, all standing on slim tubular legs. The muted tones continue to the upholstered headboard for those after a minimalist yet contemporary finish

‘Alexandra’ mirror and drawers, by Sebastian Mann, for Mannmade London

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Name: ‘Alexandra’ mirror and drawers
Designer/brand: Sebastian Mann, for Mannmade London
Price: £1,475

‘Alexandra’ is a multifaceted piece of furniture that tends to all bedroom needs. Combining storage space, mirror and a dressing table, the modular structure is a contemporary, spaces-saving solution. Created as part of Sebastian Mann’s first foray into furniture, the model nods to his architectural background and is formed from a modern mix of walnut and steel

‘Satellite’ hand mirror, by Christoffer Skjøtt, for Møbel & Rum

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Name: ‘Satellite’ hand mirror
Designer/brand: Christoffer Skjøtt, for Møbel & Rum, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £209

Pick it up, twirl it about and discover new things: Møbel & Rum’s playful ‘Satellite’ hand mirror presents a whole new way to observe yourself and your surroundings. Designed by Christoffer Skjøtt, the circular mirror sits atop a uniquely shaped handle carved from four evenly-sized pieces of oak, each one revealing its own qualities and patterns that will form a beautiful patina over time

‘Reflection of a gesture’ mirror, by Beza Projekt

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Name: ‘Reflection of a gesture’ mirror
Designer/brand: by Beza Projekt
Price: €320

Avant-garde design studio Beza Projekt created a series of artistic mirrors that question the assumption that a mirror should be unhindered, clear and perfectly reflective. The mirrored area is drawn directly onto a transparent glass surface in bold, reflective swirls while the sculptural, asymmetric wooden frames, furthers the idea of a mirror as art installation. The innovative piece shows the Warsaw-based firm encouraging functionality to take a back seat

‘Olivia’ mirror, by Davide Monopoli, for Pulpo

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Name: ‘Olivia’ mirror
Designer/brand: Davide Monopoli, for Pulpo, available from WallpaperSTORE*
Price: £247

Presenting an exciting combination of colour and texture, Pulpo’s ‘Olivia’ mirror is a game of contrasts. Designed by Davide Monopoli, the piece comprises an azure-tinted laminated glass mirror atop a heavy black stone base and sits at an angle, promising a reflection from any position

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.