A Gallery of Case Study Beds

published Mar 31, 2011
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The elegant lines of George Nelson’s Case Study bed have ensured its place as a modern classic, with many clean-lined successors also on the market. One big plus of these beds is their versatility — they look sculptural when adorned only with minimal bedding, but are also a good canvas for artsy, bright bedding. As these bedrooms show, as long as you don’t cover up their shape, Case Study beds look good in almost any bedroom.

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While case study beds can be pricey, they do pop up with some regularity on Craigslist and DIY versions abound.

1. A Case Study bed featured on the AIA/LA Home Tour is accented only by a chic blanket and a pair of midcentury lamps. From the Modernica blog.
2. Paul Perfectly Suited Studio House Tour includes a glammed-up version, with dramatic black and white bedding.
3. In Karl’s Midcentury Minneapolis Retreat House Tour, the Case Study Fastback bed is an integral part of a low-key, neutral hued bedroom.
4. Bold stripes and hot pink pillows adorn a Case Study bed on the cover of Atomic Ranch magazine.
5. In Lake Geneva, various shades of maple and khaki create a luxurious feel. From Chicago Home and Garden.

Images: As linked above.