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Add Style and Comfort to the Home With Modern & Contemporary Beds

When you walk into the bedroom, the first thing you notice is the bed. As a result, this focal piece should speak to your style, establishing the look that you want to create in your room. West elm's collection of modern & contemporary beds includes an array of styles, allowing you to find one that showcases your design preferences. Plus, these beds easily coordinate with any bedding, including duvet covers, quilts and coverlets. So, explore this collection to find a new bed designed for your space.


Modern & contemporary beds feature sleek and stylish silhouettes that make a statement without overwhelming the room. As you peruse this collection, you'll notice clean lines as the defining feature of each of the beds, making them decidedly contemporary. Visible tapered legs enhance the silhouette of many of these beds. Headboards are equally sleek and simple, offering a simple rectangular design. However, the simplicity of these silhouettes doesn't diminish their stylistic beauty. These modern & contemporary beds are certain to make a statement in your space.

Construction and Finishes

The modern beds in this west elm collection boast durable designs that mean they will hold up well for years to come. Solid wood frames lend stability to each bed. Choose from an array of wood types, including eucalyptus wood, birch wood, pine wood and kiln-dried mahogany. Engineered wood and wood veneers using materials like acacia wood combine with the solid hardwood to build a bed that lasts.

Coordinating your contemporary bed with your room will be a cinch thanks to a variety of finishes. Wood beds are available in rustic natural finishes, as well as classic dark walnut that seemingly coordinates with every decor. Alternatively, opt for an upholstered bed, which is available in several fabrics. Choose from versatile neutral upholstery like gray and tan, or infuse your bedroom with color by choosing a yellow, blue or even striped or patterned upholstery.

Design Features

These beds boast a variety of features that enhance their design. Metal legs create contrast against the sturdy wood bed frames. Some beds feature convenient storage features, including under-bed drawers perfect for keeping linens safely stored but always within reach. Upholstered headboards include modern accents like button tufting to make a statement.

Discover modern & contemporary beds from west elm that are perfect for your home. Paired with your favorite bedding, accent pillows and decorative accents, these beds will make your room an inviting spot to relax after a busy day.