10 Awkward Bedroom Layouts (with Designs)

Awkward Bedroom Layouts

Bedrooms in awkward shapes and sizes can be difficult to furnish. But no worries, we’ve come up with some of practical layouts that make great use of the space. Check out these layouts for inspiration.

Unusable Bedroom Side Walls

Unusable Bedroom Side Walls

Furniture placement in this bedroom is difficult due to the fact that one entire side wall is occupied with sliding closet doors, and the opposite wall is a double sliding doorway into another room. As a result, the most convenient spot for the twin bed is centrally, with the head of the bed against the far wall so that neither the closet nor exit doors are blocked.

A single nightstand is all that is necessary, and the addition of an occasional chair provides a place to sit down or drape clothes over.

Check out the layout here. 

Unusable Bedroom Side Walls Layout

Compact Full Bedroom Layout

Compact Studio Apartment Layout

The layout of this bedroom sees a full bed squeezed into a very small space, along with nightstands and a shower stall. A wall shelf has been utilized as a dressing table, which cleverly takes up no floor space. The bedside lamps are fixed to the wall, which again means that more space is available in the room.

Check out the layout here. 

Compact Full Bedroom Layout

Studio Bedroom, Office, and Living Room Layout

Studio Bedroom, Office, and Living Room Layout

This small room consists of a bedroom, home office, and living room, with the use of space-saving furniture and a well-thought-out layout.

The cabin bed is set against one wall and raised to allow for storage underneath, with a pull-out desk to use for home working. A compact sofa provides a seating area that is flanked by shelving units for additional storage.

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Studio Bedroom, Office and Living Room Layout

Quadruple Cabin Bedroom Layout

Quadruple Cabin Bedroom Layout

This cruise ship bedroom maximizes sleeping space by fitting two sets of bunk beds into one cabin. The placement of the window centrally on the back wall means that each bunk bed has to be set to the left and the right. The position of the ladders at the end of the beds means that the central floor space is left vacant for the occupants to use as they wish.

A low chest of drawers separates the two bunk beds and doubles up as both a nightstand with a lamp, as well as storage space for small belongings or items of clothing.

In a residential bedroom, you would need to find more storage space to meet the needs of four roommates, but in a bedroom that is not permanently occupied by the same users, this layout is ideal.

Check out the layout here. 

Quadruple Cabin Bedroom Layout

Studio Apartment Bedroom and Kitchen

Studio Apartment Bedroom and Kitchen

In this unusual studio apartment layout, the bedroom backs onto the kitchen and dining area. Initially one large room, this space has been cut into two smaller rooms so that it works as a multifunctional living space.

The two areas have been separated by a room divider which is transparent and therefore allows light to flow through but serves as a physical and visual divider to help define the two spaces.

A full-sized bed is positioned against the back wall, which defines the area as the bedroom, and the chaise lounge set against the room divider accentuates where one area ends and another begins.

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Studio Apartment Bedroom and Kitchen Layout

Compact Bedroom and Workspace

Compact Studio Apartment Layout

This small room has been cleverly designed to incorporate an office area as well as a sleeping space. The bed is situated in a niche in the wall, making the most of otherwise unusable space and also creating a sleeping area that feels cozy and unique.

The desk has been set in front of the window, and shelves fitted around the top and side of the window so that no natural light or views are blocked out. Any additional light will help to illuminate the room and help it to feel brighter and more spacious.

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Compact Bedroom and Workspace Layout

Long and Narrow Bedroom Layout

Long and Narrow Bedroom Layout

Bunk beds have been used in this bedroom to create two sleeping spaces in a floor area that would otherwise have only allowed one person to sleep. The bed is tucked into the narrow part of the room, which means that the remaining space is freed up to give a more open feel.

The use of a bracket on the wall to hold the TV is a smart move because it means that valuable floor space is not being used up by a TV cabinet. Any way you can utilize wall space like this instead of using floor space is going to help a room feel bigger and more usable.

Check out the layout here. 

Long and Narrow Bedroom Layout

L-Shaped Bedroom with Balcony

L Shaped Bedroom with Balcony

L-shaped bedrooms can be awkward to furnish, but if you add a balcony onto this with wide sliding doors, then furniture placement becomes even more difficult.

Here, a bed has been positioned in the main part of the room, while an open closet has been created in the nook at the tip of the ‘L.’ This helps to keep the closet slightly hidden from view while ensuring storage is provided.

Check out the layout here. 

L Shaped Bedroom with Balcony Layout

Side by Side Bedroom Layout

Side by Side Bedroom Layout

This contemporary space features two bedrooms side by side, which are separated by a draped curtain.

In a room with sloping ceilings, always position the bed in the area with the lowest ceiling height to free up full head height in other areas of the room where they are more essential.

Check out the layout here. 

Side by Side Bedroom Layout

Compact Studio Apartment Layout

Compact Studio Apartment Layout

This room has been divided into three areas to create a studio apartment. The kitchen is set to one side, and the end of the kitchen is defined by the island, which also operates as a dining space, and the changing floor covering.

The bed takes up a large chunk of space, with the TV positioned on a high wall bracket, so it is out of the way, leaving space for a sofa beneath it.

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Compact Studio Apartment Layout

Small Bedroom Spacious Layout

Small Bedroom Spacious Layout

A sense of space has been created in this small bedroom by a ceiling bed which frees up floor space. Since the bed is above the natural eye line, the room feels clear and open, with extended sightlines.

Storage has been created underneath the bed, along with an under-window shelf and chair, which can operate as a desk or a dressing table.

Check out the layout here. 

Small Bedroom Spacious Layout