Trend Alert: Dashing Daybeds
It’s not often that a type of furniture becomes trendy, but it happens—hello, bar carts of 2013! At this moment, daybeds are riding the trend wave, and we’re loving every moment of it. Daybeds are a cross between a chaise, a couch, and a bed, designed for lounging, reclining, and seating in common rooms. Some have a head and a foot, much like a twin bed, and on others, a single bolster pillow acts as a head.
Wondering how you might use this trendy furnishing in your home? Continue reading to see some of our favorite daybed installations we’ve come across.
Photo credit: Tessa Neustadt for Emily Henderson
Designer Emily Henderson used a rattan daybed in her former nursery, facing off a crib with the lounge seat—a great option for additional seating in a little one’s space.
Photo credit: Francis Amiand for Humbert & Poyet
In this tropical Italian modern space, a teal and rust–colored daybed acts as lounge seating and a place to rest.
Photo credit: Simon Upton for ELLE Decor
In Spanish designer Lorenzo Castillo’s home, a pair of 1960s Jansen rattan daybeds upholstered in Madeleine Castaing fabric float in a lush courtyard, creating a quiet place to relax and inhale the greenery.
Photo credit: A+B Kasha
In a European–style living room with an intricate ceiling medallion and fireplace surround, a Knoll Barcelona couch is a relaxing (and modern) place to kick back or sit and socialize.
Photo credit: Julie Soefer Photography for Architectural Digest
At fashion designer Whitney Port’s LA home, a rattan daybed by Serena & Lily is the perfect spot for some al fresco shuteye.
Photo credit: Chris Patey, Design by Decorist designer Betsy Burnham
In a living room designed by Decorist Celebrity designer Betsy Burnham, a patterned upholstered daybed floats in the middle of a living room, framed by two sets of coffee tables and sofas. For a family that loves to entertain, it’s a clever way to add more seating in front of a fireplace.