There may be no other more important room in your home than the master bedroom. Think about it. It’s the room that you spend the most time in, and it serves a very specific purpose: You return there every night to recharge your batteries so that you’re ready to great the next day when it arrives in the morning.
While some people prefer to make master bedrooms that are light and airy, others prefer to make dark master bedrooms. These are people who view their master bedrooms from a utilitarian standpoint; they want a place that’s conducive to getting some Z’s.
That being said, some people worry that by going dark with their master bedroom designs, that they’ll be making an unattractive and dull living space. Nothing could be further from the truth! There are plenty of things you can do to add spice to a dark master bedroom that will keep things interesting, while still providing a comfortable place to go to sleep at night.
If you’re thinking of using a dark design for your master bedroom, then check out these 25 stunning examples for some design ideas of your own!
With a dark master bedroom design, you choice in light fixtures will be important. Check out how these orange light fixtures keep things interesting!
This dark master bedroom finds its spice thanks to the stunning built-in light fixture over the bed.
3. Green With Envy
In order to keep this dark master bedroom from being too drab, two green wingback chairs have been added, both of which are lit by a recessed light.
4. No Black
A dark master bedroom doesn’t have to be black and white. Deep reds and dark woods can be used to create the same design effect.
Those who are looking to break the mold when it comes to master bedroom designs will love what’s been done in this dark room!
6. Subtle Green
The subtle use of green in this dark master bedroom designs adds just enough spice to the living space.
7. Both Worlds
Here you have a master bedroom that splits the difference between a dark design and a light one.
8. Simple Choices
A few simple choices, including dark linens and blackout curtains, have been used to transform this master bedroom into a dark one.
Here is yet another example of how a stunning light fixture can be used to add just enough light (literally and figuratively) to a dark master bedroom.
This dark master bedroom makes used of white linens and overhead lights to draw attention to the room’s main attraction… The bed!
Dark master bedroom designs aren’t just for contemporary homes; you can use them in rustic ones, as well!
Another color that you can use to add life to your dark master bedroom design is purple. See how it’s used to great effect here?
Against the backdrop of this dark master bedroom design, that stunning red chair really pops!
If you don’t want to go all out with a dark master bedroom design, consider using an accent wall like this one.
15. Color Where Appropriate
Obviously, you’re not going to use a lot of color in a dark master bedroom design. But, you should use some! Check out what’s been done in this one!
If you’re going for a masculine look in your urban home, opting for a dark master bedroom design is an excellent choice!
17. Chocolate and Cream
Chocolaty cream colors can add just the right level of “darkness” to your master bedroom design.
Leather furniture will find itself right at home in a dark master bedroom design. This is a perfect example.
19. Art Deco
This dark, art-deco master bedroom design makes excellent use of grey to keep things from becoming “too bright”.
20. Deep Blue
This master bedroom has a beautiful dark blue accent wall to counteract the brightness of the white walls.
This deliciously dark and red master bedroom design has an attractive oriental design that keeps things interesting.
Those appreciate minimalism while still looking to create the feeling of luxury will find a lot to love in this dark master bedroom design.
23. Adding Life
Interesting design touches, like the one you see on this accent wall, can add just enough flair to a dark bedroom design.
24. Getting Cozy
If you really want to make your small master bedroom a comfortable place to be, going dark is always a good choice!
25. Get Some Rest
The cream-colored accent wall in this dark master bedroom highlights that stunningly luxurious bed.