After having spent so much time at home the past 2 years, you might be craving a change in setting with a revamping of your bedroom. Or maybe you’re moving into a new space or have a guestroom to decorate and need some inspiration. Make your bedroom your favorite room in the house with these bedroom design ideas and companies.
Aura Interiors is a small South African-owned business with the singular goal of creating signature spaces that reflect each individuals’ unique tastes and lifestyle needs.
They can help you design your room with the South African lifestyle and aesthetic in mind curating designs and furniture that reflect our incredible country and way of life. Their design philosophy is a simple combination of innovation and functionality and sustainability. Their furniture is built to last with designs that are kinder to the environment by using sustainably harvested woods, slow craftsmanship, and fair trade agreements with local manufacturers and artisans.
At Aura Interiors, you will find designs that will last generations helping you create your vision with a personal point of view.
When: Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 5pm | Saturdays, 9am to 1pm
Where: 364B Victoria Rd, Salt River, Cape Town
OKHA is a Cape Town-based interior design studio. They pride themselves on creating progressive, elegant furniture and lighting, as well as artisanal objects and contemporary floor art.
If you’re wanting to create a bedroom with a contemporary aesthetic then Okha is a good choice as they aim to be at the forefront of discerning modern living while maintaining a timeless classicism that doesn’t go out of style.
They offer a fully comprehensive and bespoke interior design service with a deep respect for natural materials and traditional craftsmanship. Or if you are just looking for that one signature item for your room, OKHA collaborates with South Africa’s finest artists and artisans, working hand-in-hand to design and produce one-off rarefied objects.
When: 8am to 5pm | Saturday, 9am to 1pm
Where: 109 Hatfield St, Gardens, Cape Town
If you are looking for a classic or antique aesthetic then Block & Chisel is the place to go with their passion for antique furniture shaping the handcrafted pieces we produce today.
Their Master Cabinet Maker Sibley McAdam has been striving to preserve the traditional quality and craftsmanship of cabinet making since 1987. They have been inspired by classic designs and techniques of the past to create an innovative process that gives their pieces an unmistakably Block & Chisel look. This “antiquing” technique, has been honed by the Block & Chisel team of artisans over the last two decades.
Along with this, Lynn McAdam’s intuitive eye for timeless quality and great design means they have a collection of locally manufactured pieces and selected treasures to accent your room or add to an eclectic design.
When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm | Sat, 9am to 1.30pm
Where: Cnr Main Rd & Paddington Rd, Diep River | Chelsea Village, 35 Durban Rd, Wynberg | 122 Kloof St, Gardens,Cape Town
From humble beginnings in a garage 12 years ago, the vision for Eco Furniture Design from the beginning was to be an environmentally and socially aware company that manufactures and supplies stylish, solid and functional furniture.
You can be a part of this ethos by choosing from their range of signature pieces or requesting custom pieces to suit your exact needs and wants. Either way, the clean functionality of their pieces is unique to them and always stylish. They use mostly sustainable and local solid wood timbers as well as Eco-friendly finishes to arrive at a finished product that is truly environmentally justifiable as well as socially sustainable through social upliftment partnerships, and continuous skills training and development.
They craft gorgeous solid wood furniture with steel board and glass elements that cater to various styles and budgets.
When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm | Saturday, 9am to 3 pm
Where: 117 Garfield Road, Claremont, Cape Town | 12 Wellington Road Durbanville Corner of Oxford and Wellington Road | 10 Basil Crescent Ottery East, Cape Town
At Four Walls you can choose to shop from their ready-to-purchase furniture and decore in-store or work with their team to create something unique and personal.
They do this with their ‘Space to Create’ service that allows you the flexibility to create your own pieces by changing fabric options, wood finishes and sizing in collaboration with their experienced team of furniture and décor consultants. So you can edit items you like to match your existing decor or they can help you create an entirely new space. They are able to do this because all their pieces are created locally and can be made to order. This personalised service is free of charge and available in-store. They aim to build meaningful relationships with their customers, helping to create their dream furniture and décor arrangements.
You can draw inspiration from their in-store visual displays of decor, finishes, furniture, wallpaper, rugs, and lighting which keep up with international furniture and design trends.
When: Monday to Sunday, 9am to 9pm
Where: Shop 545, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Century Blvd, Milnerton, Cape Town | Willowbridge Shopping Mall – shop G26&27
When it comes to choosing your bedding, Room Service is the place to go, with simple sophistication being the name of the game. They are all about inspiring homeware and providing products you’ll want to show off in your bedroom.
They have been in the homeware industry for a cumulative 36 years working alongside many major South African retailers to supply you with great quality bedding products that are manufactured locally.
Their passion lies in homeware and extends beyond the bedding products they manufacture to complimentary products that enhance one’s home and add an element of simplistic style. Their bespoke products are carefully selected with style and affordability top priority making them great gifts too.
When: Thursday, 9am to 4.30pm | 9am to 3pm | Saturday, 9am to 13.30pm
Where: 182 Epping Ave, Leonsdale, Cape Town
House of Sofia is an online interior decor store where you can find beautiful, unique objects to add that special feeling to your home without you having to visit countless stores to find them.
All products are sourced from celebrated fabric, furniture, lighting and craft suppliers and manufacturers with the aim to deliver the country and world’s best decor finds to your home.
And if you have and decor or design questions related to your room or house in general, House of Sofia also offers a full Interior Design and Decorating service with top Architects, Draughters, Decorators, Painters and Builders under their portfolio.
La Grange Interiors is a curated furniture and décor destination with an exclusive offering of luxurious soft furnishings, timeworn antiques, and accessories sourced from all around the globe.
Each item is handpicked or custom designed by owner Sumari Krige and usually has an unusual tale or experience attached to it. Collecting unique items from all around the world from crafters’ exhibitions, dusty antique stores and artisan family crafters, if a one-of-a-kind item is what you are looking for, La Grange Interiors is the place to find something special.
New stock is unpacked weekly, so you’re always treated to some new inspiration, there is no better eye candy than their soft furnishings in textured natural linens to timeworn antiques, custom-designed wooden furniture, lamps and accessories. And their handpicked team of professionals well versed in providing decorating solutions, from the micro finishing details to statement furniture items, they’re there to help.
When: Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 5pm | Friday: 8:30am to 4pm | Saturday and public holidays: 9:30am to 1pm
Where: Woodstock Quarter, 187 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Cécile & Boyd’s, who became internationally famous for their interiors at Singita, have a “must visit” store in Cape Town located in an historic Arts and Crafts house in Tamboerskloof. Its rooms are filled with unique furniture, lighting and accessories.
The store encourages lingering visits and is centered on inspiring the “high art of living well”, it is an exciting mix of all these elements that is part of Cécile & Boyd’s signature style. The house is styled as a real home to focus on making people feel comfortable and motivated to create beautiful spaces. From furniture to eclectic decorative items unique lighting and striking contemporary artwork, this spectrum is on expansive display and all available to buy online.
There’s something for everyone here, whether you’re looking to furnish your entire house with big-ticket items, looking for that wow piece or hunting for that perfect gift for a special occasion. Cécile & Boyd pieces are certainly distinctive, sometimes unusual or unexpected, and always distinguished by their quality – not to mention soul.
When: Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm | Saturdays 9am to 1pm
Where: 26 Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town
Lounge by Design started as a family of fabric merchants with the furniture business developing due to a love of seeing upholstery fabric made up into beautiful pieces of furniture. This love for exquisite furniture has been cultivated through the generations adding youthful energy to the original vision, to blend dynamic, modern designs with traditional and trusted artisanship.
If you are needing a custom-designed item to fit your space, Lounge by Design visualise, design and produce hand-crafted sofas and upholstered furniture especially for you. Or you choose from their wide range of excellent quality bedroom furniture, such as headboards and beds as well as couches, lounge suites and chairs. They also design and manufacture window treatments such as curtains, blinds and shutters.
Their technical team has over 30 years of experience and they offer a turn-key service of on-site measuring, makeup and installation.
When: Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 4.30pm | Friday, 7.30am to 3pm
Where: Unit 7, Glaymont Centre, Elva Road, Plumstead, Capr Town
Well-crafted wooden furniture is always sought after when designing and decorating your bedroom and you can plenty warm contemporary pieces from Meuble Fine Furniture.
They’re a South African-based design and manufacturing studio focusing on contemporary wood furniture for the home aiming to create timeless furniture pieces that will be relevant for years to come and last generations.
Their designs are influenced by #softminimalism – the notion that “less” can be rich in texture and layered yet minimal. In order to display the wood and joint detail at its best, the shapes are simple and almost pure in form. So if you’re looking for furniture that has a newness, but also a sense of nostalgia to it, Meuble Fine Furniture is where you should look.