Cool Kids Beds That Makes You Wish You Could Turn Back Time

Anything designed for kids is usually cute and irresistible, even something as big and as robust as a bed. Actually, we have a bunch of cool kids beds that we want to show you today. They’re really amazing and they almost makes you want to be a kid again just so you could fall asleep in one of these things. They’re the beds you wish you had when you were a child so maybe you’d like to surprise your own kid with something in this list.

This little nook looks like it’s carved into the wall but in a futuristic kind of wayView in gallery
This little nook looks like it’s carved into the wall but in a futuristic kind of way
Place the desk in front of a window if possible to take advantage of the natural sunlightView in gallery
Place the desk in front of a window if possible to take advantage of the natural sunlight
The door blends in with the wall perfectly when closed and has a brightly colored edge View in gallery
The door blends in with the wall perfectly when closed and has a brightly colored edge

Technically, that’s not a bed but a wall of cabinets with a built-in sleeping nook. It’s a design that Van Staeyen Interieur Architecten came up with. It’s a cool idea for several reasons. First of all, it looks cool and kids love that. Second of all, it’s practical and space-saving design that would suit most bedrooms. The color palette is also well-balanced, appearing to be simple and neutral but being vibrant and fun when you get to discover all of its details.

There are some pretty crazy and amazing bed designs out there for kids and this is definitely one of themView in gallery
There are some pretty crazy and amazing bed designs out there for kids and this is definitely one of them
A bed shaped like an airplane is sure to become a magnificent focal point for the whole room View in gallery
A bed shaped like an airplane is sure to become a magnificent focal point for the whole room
This bed is placed inside an iconic minivan with a really cool retro designView in gallery
This bed is placed inside an iconic minivan with a really cool retro design
Tents are cozy and this is a bed that really knows how to take advantage of thatView in gallery
Tents are cozy and this is a bed that really knows how to take advantage of that

You can also discover a lot of cool kids beds in the magical collection by Circu. It includes all sorts of unique pieces like a hot air balloon bed or a bed that looks like an airplane. There’s a cozy sleeping nook in the form on a van and a sort of canopy bed that can be closed off to look like a tent.

A bed that’s built into a custom unit like this one can potentially help save some spaceView in gallery
A bed that’s built into a custom unit like this one can potentially help save some space
Here there’s a playground up at the top which can be reached by climbing a ladderView in gallery
Here there’s a playground up at the top which can be reached by climbing a ladder
Although this design is simple in terms of colors, finishes and materials it has a really fun vibeView in gallery
Although this design is simple in terms of colors, finishes and materials it has a really fun vibe
Framing the bed in some way in a really nice way to make it feel super cozyView in gallery
Framing the bed in some way in a really nice way to make it feel super cozy

If you’re interested in some custom designs, check out this lofted space created by Van Staeyen Interior Architects for one of their projects. It’s not your everyday child’s bedroom. The design puts a modern spin on the traditional bedroom layout and combined the sleeping and play areas into one structure that contains them all. It has two beds at the bottom and a playground at the top.

Four beds in a single bedroom would take a lot of space if not for clever designs like this oneView in gallery
Four beds in a single bedroom would take a lot of space if not for clever designs like this one

The list of cool beds for kids continues with this custom room designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design for an apartment in New York. As you can see, it’s a rather compact structure that includes four cozy beds, each designed as a separate nook. The design is cool and space-efficient, a perfect combination that makes everyone happy and leaves enough space for a play area.

It’s a good idea to use the height of the room to create additional spaces for an extra bed or storageView in gallery
It’s a good idea to use the height of the room to create additional spaces for an extra bed or storage
The space at the top can be reached via ladder and can serve as an extra sleeping nookView in gallery
The space at the top can be reached via ladder and can serve as an extra sleeping nook

Another fun and inspiring idea is offered by interior designer Barbora Léblová who worked on this boy’s bedroom. As you can see, the bed is nicely placed in the corner of the room and has a loft space above it with a ladder. That could be a fun play area or a second sleeping nook when friends stay over. The rest of the room is simple and has plenty of storage on open shelves and in drawers.

You can fit a lot of things in a small room if you take advantage of the space available to youView in gallery
You can fit a lot of things in a small room if you take advantage of the space available to you
This configuration includes a raised platform with built-in storageView in gallery
This configuration includes a raised platform with built-in storage
The loft area at the top can be used as an extra sleeping nook or a cozy lounge areaView in gallery
The loft area at the top can be used as an extra sleeping nook or a cozy lounge area

The bed or beds occupy a lot of space and that leaves little room for everything else. Cadas Arquitectura found a way to deal with this problem when they designed this apartment in Sao Paulo. They gave the kids a fun bedroom with two beds placed on opposite sides of the room, on a platform and with a loft above them.

The two beds in this design are placed in opposite directions for less mainstream lookView in gallery
The two beds in this design are placed in opposite directions for less mainstream look
The design is simple and modern and the access ladder is cleverly integrated into the frameView in gallery
The design is simple and modern and the access ladder is cleverly integrated into the frame

Sharing a room can be fun as a kid despite the occasional conflicts. What would make the whole experience would be a way to combine two cool kids beds into a structure that’s both user-friendly and good-looking. The F and R bunk beds were designed specifically for bedrooms shared by two kids and they have two sizes, one for kids ages 6 and up and the other for toddlers between 3 and 4 years old. It’s a design by Agate & Arek Seredyn.

Custom designs that are aimed at being multifunctional and space-efficient and ideal for small roomsView in gallery
Custom designs that are aimed at being multifunctional and space-efficient and ideal for small rooms

Bunk beds have always been practical and they still are. In a lot of cases, designers look for ways to customize them to fit specific needs and spaces. One example is the design created by Space Architects and Buckingham Interiors for a family home in Chicago. Space was redesigned and the kids got custom-designed bunk beds with built-in stairs and storage.

The Caravan bed is infused with a sense of adventure that inspires kids to explore the world around themView in gallery
The Caravan bed is infused with a sense of adventure that inspires kids to explore the world around them
The Tent bed also has an adventure-themed design but in a more settled down kind of wayView in gallery
The Tent bed also has an adventure-themed design but in a more settled down kind of way
Kids love to have their own hiding spots and secret nooks which makes designs like this one quite appealingView in gallery
Kids love to have their own hiding spots and secret nooks which makes designs like this one quite appealing
A bright color can easily turn the bed into the highlight and the centerpiece of the entire roomView in gallery
A bright color can easily turn the bed into the highlight and the centerpiece of the entire room
Although quirky and fun, this design is also aimed at being stylishView in gallery
Although quirky and fun, this design is also aimed at being stylish

These are the Caravan and the Tent beds, two fun and quirky designed by Mathy By Bols. Their names are very suggestive of their shape. It’s a camping-inspired series designed to stir the imagination and to invite the kids to explore the world indoors. These cool kids beds come in a variety of color options.

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This wall-mounted unit takes up zero space on the floor which is wonderful news for small bedroomsView in gallery
This wall-mounted unit takes up zero space on the floor which is wonderful news for small bedrooms
The unit is designed like a box-like structure with a comfortable mattress and a light sourceView in gallery
The unit is designed like a box-like structure with a comfortable mattress and a light source
The space inside can be a fun playground or can potentially serve as an extra sleeping areaView in gallery
The space inside can be a fun playground or can potentially serve as an extra sleeping area

Kids love to hide in small places and to explore areas they can play in, as simple as it may be. When Project905 designed this apartment in Moscow they have the family’s three kids a fun little play space above the bed in one of the rooms. It’s a wooden box sort of like a nest and it occupies zero floor space.

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This is a really interesting way to connect two otherwise separate beds and to create a structure around themView in gallery
This is a really interesting way to connect two otherwise separate beds and to create a structure around them
The house-themed frame creates an enclosed space around the beds but still maintains an open floor planView in gallery
The house-themed frame creates an enclosed space around the beds but still maintains an open floor plan

Ideally, a family home would be perfect for everyone, kids and adults alike. Yet finding the balance between what’s fun and what’s comfortable or practical is tricky. mode:lina studio seems to have it all figured out. They designed a home in Poland which is divided in two areas. The first floor is a quiet space where the adults can relax and the kids have their own zone upstairs. They have this fun house-themed design with beds that have walls and windows.

Another very space-efficient option is to have a bed with a trundle which would be perfect for sleepoversView in gallery
Another very space-efficient option is to have a bed with a trundle which would be perfect for sleepovers
The space underneath the bed can also be used for storage and can accommodate pull-out drawersView in gallery
The space underneath the bed can also be used for storage and can accommodate pull-out drawers
This combo is even more space-efficient and includes three beds as well as a desk and some storageView in gallery
This combo is even more space-efficient and includes three beds as well as a desk and some storage

A lot of things can make a space fun without taking away its functionality. Like all of these cool beds for kids that have built-in storage, pull-out platforms with mattresses for when friends sleep over or funky forms and quirky accessories like a headboard that doubles as a pinboard or a cute little nightstand placed exactly where it’s needed most.

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It’s nice to separate the sleeping area from the rest of the room and this corner bunk bed system makes it easyView in gallery
It’s nice to separate the sleeping area from the rest of the room and this corner bunk bed system makes it easy
A loft bed leaves plenty of space underneath for a desk, a storage unit or an additional bedView in gallery
A loft bed leaves plenty of space underneath for a desk, a storage unit or an additional bed
Everything here is easily accessible and the way in which the elements are combined has a nice balance to itView in gallery
Everything here is easily accessible and the way in which the elements are combined has a nice balance to it

Bunk beds and loft beds are a special category. They’re already space-efficient and on top of that they can be customized in lots of ways meant to make them even more practical. Some have built-in storage, others leave room underneath for desks or play areas and some just too good-looking to ignore.

Even with bunk beds it’s possible to give each bed a unique character through decorations and accessoriesView in gallery
Even with bunk beds it’s possible to give each bed a unique character through decorations and accessories
The bed and the closet and the two biggest furniture pieces in a bedroom and here they’ve been combined quite cleverlyView in gallery
The bed and the closet and the two biggest furniture pieces in a bedroom and here they’ve been combined quite cleverly
Both beds have been raised here off the floor to make room for a desk and plenty of storageView in gallery
Both beds have been raised here off the floor to make room for a desk and plenty of storage
Even regular beds can be made interesting by being mounted onto the wall so they appear to float View in gallery
Even regular beds can be made interesting by being mounted onto the wall so they appear to float

Simple designs can be cool and fun too. We have the perfect example: a house in New York designed by Bates Masi Architects which has this chic bedroom for the kids with two wall-mounted beds and an overall minimalist decor.

Apartment renovation space for kidsView in gallery

In addition to being very space-efficient, this custom bedroom interior by studio HAO Design is also multifunctional and educational. The bed is placed at the top, with a nice view outside a small window. It can be accessed via a set of stairs on the left side and it sits on top of a platform with built-in shelves and a secret little nook for kids to play and have fun with.

Kids Bedroom Combines The Bed FrameView in gallery

In this configuration, BONBA studio manages to save some space not by opting for a folding bed or a loft one but by taking the conventional desk out of the equation. Instead a fold-down desk design was chosen, one which blends into the wall unit and can be hissed when not in use.

Custom Bunk BedView in gallery

This bedroom has its own little playground and the two beds are cleverly integrated into it. This design by Another Studio creates a house-shaped frame around the bunk beds with a set of stairs and a bookcase and with little openings that make this into a really fun unit.

Kids Bedroom With A Lofted Play SpaceView in gallery

Inspired by a desire to give the kids a playground in their own bedroom so they can use up their energy and have fun at home, studio YODEZEEN came up with this custom design which integrates a variety of different elements like a bed, storage, a desk, a ladder, monkey bars and a nice and also very safe play space at the top with nets around it and padded surfaces.

Craftsman house bunk bedsView in gallery

This is a great design for a bedroom that maximizes the number of beds and doesn’t focus much on other elements. It’s meant to be efficient in a very specific way which makes this a good configuration for a vacation house or a cabin which is meant to be used occasionally and by small and large groups. This is an interior by studio Living Stone Design + Build.

Grey boys room decorView in gallery

A versatile design with a regular-sized bed can be a lot more resilient to time in the sense that it can remain the same over the years as a child grows up without the need to be refurbished or reorganized. A perfect example is this bedroom by studio Valerie Grant Interiors. It’s versatile, with a color palette that ages well and good use of the space overall.

How symmetry works for kids roomView in gallery

Symmetry is useful for making a room feel inviting and giving it a sense of familiarity. Also, a symmetrical design makes perfect sense here given that we’re dealing with four beds in total. They fill this wall perfectly, two on either side with a staircase in between and two storage drawers under each of the bottom beds. This coastal-themed design was done by studio Marnie Custom Homes.

Teenge girl room decor with canopy bed and pink wallsView in gallery

If space is not really an issue, you could try to put more emphasis on the bed itself rather than to hide it or diminish its central role as a focal point for the room. A canopy bed is a great way to do that and goes well with a girl’s bedroom décor. A few complementary accessories and it can make the room look amazing, like this one designed by NJL Custom Homes.

Bedroom decor for small housesView in gallery

Bookshelves can double as space dividers which can be used to structure a bedroom and to separate the actual sleeping area from other elements like the desk for example. A similar strategy was used here by studio Robeson Design to give this kid’s bedroom character but also to make it as functional and as space-efficient as possible.

Farmhouse bedroom with bunk beds and ladderView in gallery

What stands out in the case of this lovely bedroom designed by Vicente Burin Architects is the color palette which is based on light nuances. That helps the beds blend in with the white walls and the room as a whole to feel airy and more spacious. It’s also a great color palette for a beach house or coastal-themed interior.