Use Modernism in the Bedroom with Metal Furniture and Accessories

If you’ve been contemplating a modern bedroom makeover – consider metal beds, furniture and accessories! Designer Karl Friedrich Schinkel created the first cast iron table in 1820. Fast-forward a couple of centuries and designs are now readily available in all manner of alloys – bringing unique finishes, shapes and lustre into our homes.

Besides bringing a touch of contemporary styling to your boudoir, metal furniture is often lighter and more resilient than wood, it’s much simpler to take care of and lasts a lifetime!

This versatile material comes in all forms, colourways and styles – from statement industrial bedframes to glamourous gold finished wall shelves, take a look at our most popular modern home interior hits and bring your master bedroom into the twenty-first century!

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1. Boston Metal Double Bed in Bronze

Boston Metal Double Bed in Bronze

When renovating a bedroom, the bed is a great place to start! By opting for a metal design over a wooden option, your furniture will stand the test of time!

The classic style Boston Metal Double Bed comes in a choice of coloured finishes. Powder coated for added resilience and longevity, it’s a great choice if you don’t plan on replacing furniture before you need to! The European sizing means you’ve got added stretching out space… perfect if your partner is all elbows and arms.

The light lustrous finish can be cosied up with soft bedding, pillows and accessories. Add soft mood lighting around the room and enjoy the reflective effect this bed brings.

2. Woood Kingsize Black Metal Four Poster Bed

Woood Kingsize Black Metal Four Poster Bed

Making a big statement in the bedroom, the Woood Kingsize Black Metal Four Poster Bed brings a touch of contemporary, industrial styling to your interiors. The traditional four poster design has been flipped on its head – with a moulded powder-coated steel frame and gloss black finish, this ultra-modern masterpiece offers something extra.

For added drama, add a canopy and festoon lighting around the Woood 4 Poster Bed frame and enjoy the twinkling lights late into the night or keep things simple with neutral accessories and bedding. Painted or wallpapered walls are framed by the beds’ extended dimensions – by decorating with a statement wall behind the headboard you’ll create a stylish focal point that demands attention.

You’ll be pleased to know it comes in a single size too, so even the kid’s bedrooms can get a modern makeover!

3. Bronxx Metal Kids Day Bed

Bronxx Metal Kids Day Bed

Speaking of the kiddies, we couldn’t mention metal beds without showcasing the Bronxx Metal Day Bed. Giving a nod to classic bed styles, but with a contemporary twist, the bed frame is great for lounging, reading, relaxing and hopefully… catching up on sleep!

Not just for trendy teens, the Bronxx Metal Day Bed would be perfect in the guest bedroom. Use as a sofa from day to day and when family or friends make an unexpected stopover, the bed is already made up! Add a selection of cushions and throws for the best night’s sleep!

4. Metal Locker Style Wardrobe in Black by BePureHome

Metal Locker Style Wardrobe in Black by BePureHome

Your favourite outfits deserve a modern home too! Including storage shelves, a hanging rail and drawers – accessories and attire will be neatly tucked away behind the metal doors. The weathered effect finish gives a nod to rustic, industrial styles and creates a modern feature in your bedroom. Don’t shy away from the daring, dark design. This bold, double doored wardrobe by BePureHome will make an impact wherever it’s placed.

5. Bronxx Metal Bedside Table

Bronxx Metal Bedside Table

If you appreciate metal bedroom furniture, but just want to dip your toe in with this trend, select smaller pieces and metal accents to achieve this modern look!

Part of the Bronxx collection, the Bronxx Metal Bedside Table is the perfect finishing touch to the bedroom! Available in a choice of colours, in a powder-coated matte finish, this locker-room style cabinet is a modern take on traditional bedroom furniture. The nostalgic, playful design and statement colour options won’t go unnoticed. Position either side of the bed with lighting as equally stylish, and store books and bedtime essentials in the two compartments.

Contemporary materials with a classic design, it’s the perfect pairing!

6. Garden Trading Marlborough Storage Locker

Garden Trading Marlborough Storage Locker

Pair the Bronxx Bedside Table with the coordinating Garden Trading Marlborough Storage Locker!

Designed with internal shelves, keep clothes and bedding tidied away inside. Position yours at the end of the bed along with a TV, and enjoy catching up on your favourite reality shows and documentaries, bundled up under the covers. Some would scorn us for recommending it, but when the kiddies have finally settled for the night, you can’t beat a movie night tucked away in bed!

7. Dutchbone Lion Room Divider

Dutchbone Lion Room Divider

Drawn to industrial styling? The Dutchbone Lion Room Divider features a distressed finish and traditionally styled feet to pair modern shapes and classic details. Create a dressing area or section off the bedroom with this striking design. Featuring a full-length mirror – admire your new threads, get dressed up for a night out and give yourself some love. The hanging rails are a handy addition, especially when you need to quickly throw on an outfit and run out the door.

8. Bloomingville Guil Shelf

Bloomingville Guil Shelf

When we think of metal furniture, usually industrial styles spring to mind. By selecting alternate finishes, metal furniture and accessories can be glamorous and elegant.
Designed with a slimline, circular frame and finished in a metallic gold – the Bloomingville Guil Shelf is the Marilyn Monroe of storage!

Display treasures, photo frames and hanging plants on the two shelves and bring a tired wall back to life. A piece of art in its own right, even when the shelves are empty it’s sure to turn heads!

9. Baiker Table Lamp

Baiker Table Lamp

Modern metallic lighting can instantly update a bedroom! The domed shape and all polished finish of the Baiker Table Lamp is like something from a sci-fi flick. Crafted from steel and available in a choice of metallics, place one either side of the bed and enjoy a bit of bedtime reading before you call lights out.

10. Carmen Large Pendant Light

Carmen Large Pendant Light

Cleverly pairing natural cane with a powder coated steel frame; if you weren’t sure how to introduce metal accents to the bedroom, try picking designs made from mixed materials – like the Carmen Large Pendant Light!

The sculptural metal shade and textured cane create gorgeous shadows and patterns around the bedroom during the evening. Even with the lights off in the day, it looks just as striking!
Position directly over the bed to create a focal point and style with other interesting surfaces and finishes for a modern and eye-catching bedroom.

Mad for Modern Metal Furniture and Accessories?

We don’t blame you! We are too! Metal furniture, metallic finishes and alloy accessories can instantly modernise your bedroom and home. Want to talk more about metal furniture? Call us on +44 (0) 1305 231231 or send us an email at


With more than 10 years’ experience in providing advice and support to parents looking for their perfect kids bed, mother of 2, Nathalie Davis is passionate about helping children develop. In her role as Director of Product Procurement at Cuckooland, Nathalie has helped thousands of parents improve their children’s sleep and sleeping habits through the beds and mattresses she sources and the articles she writes. In her spare time she teaches her Golden Retriever to be a responsible vegetarian and is often spotted sifting through clothes at her local Charity Shops.

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