13 Mysterious Gothic Bedroom Interior Design Ideas

The Gothic style was very popular in the 12th century but also during the Victorian age. It’s a style characterized by mysticism and by sophistication. Gothic interior decors usually feature rich colors such as deep red or purple and the rooms feature low intensity ambient lighting.

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Opt for big, heavy and imposing furniture pieces with dark finishes

The furniture is a Gothic-style space needs to be heavy and made of dark wood. The décor needs to be dramatic. It might not sound like the best choice for a bedroom, a space that needs to be relaxing and calm but in reality it’s not that bad. A gothic bedroom can be very charming and very relaxing if you know how to decorate it.

Choose a more classical approach and opt for a black décor with white touches
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Use rich textures and colors and don’t forget about the ornaments
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A brick wall would give the room more character
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Introduce an accent color into the room through either accessories or paint
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The decorations are very important so pay attention to details
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Rich colors such as deep red or purple are very popular in Gothic interiors

Let’s enumerate some of the most important characteristics of a Gothic décor. First of all, the materials you use have to be carefully chosen. Wood and stone are very popular materials. You can also use wood paneling for the walls and even for the ceiling. You could paint the ceiling red or purple to make it stand out. The bed needs to be massive and preferably made of dark wood. The nightstands can match the bed.

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Use subtle lighting to give the room a more dramatic feel
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You can have a big chandelier as well as candlesticks throughout the room
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A Gothic bedroom should be opulent but without precious colors
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The furniture needs to stand out with its ornaments and carved details
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Use rich colors such as red and rich textures such as velvet
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You can match some of the accessories with colors found in the décor

For the floor it’s best to choose dark colored hardwood in the case of the bedroom in order to give it some warmth. As for the windows, they should be tall. It’s how Gothic style windows usually are and this is good because this way you’ll have plenty of light in the bedroom and the atmosphere will be more airy. Also, use solid and heavy furniture. The bedroom can be illuminated with an iron carved chandelier but you can also place candlesticks on the wall to create a more romantic atmosphere.