How to design a master suite

We've pulled together some of the best suggestions for your master suite, including frosted glass doors and how to section off your space


It’s becoming increasingly important for homeowners to find tranquillity in their home, especially in the master bedroom, where your main priority is to create a peaceful and quiet place to retreat to at the end of the day. Whether it be in a large property or a cosy dwelling, the master bedroom has become more than just a place to catch some zzz’s.

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Here’s our suggestions to make the most of this oh-so-important room.


Sliding room divider

Transform a master bedroom into a versatile space that adds interest as well as practicality with a floor to ceiling sliding room divider. This could be for a separate dressing room, study, seating area or even to create a space for a luxurious freestanding bath. The flexibility of sliding doors allows you to divide a space without making it permanent. Dividers can be a striking interior feature and can change the character of a room instantly adding flexibility, style and elegance.

Master bedroom sliding door divider
Sliding doors from Spaceslide

Frosted glass

When it comes to installing an en-suite bathroom, it’s important to section it off from the bedroom, but you want to avoid blocking out any natural light. A frosted glass internal door is the architectural answer to this. It not only makes the perfect entry to the room but also allows for light to get in while simultaneously providing privacy.

Frosted door to divide the master bedroom from the en-suite
Frosted door from Spaceslide


Finally, don’t go overboard with any unnecessary pieces of freestanding furniture which will only clutter up the floor space. A pair of bedside tables and potentially a chest of drawers is often all that is required if you’ve designed your wardrobe well. If the room permits, an ottoman at the foot of the bed or a statement chair can add a sense of elegance and character to the room.

Bedroom ottoman storage
Bedroom from House of Fraser
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Tip: When planning a master suite, take a step back and carefully assess all the space has to offer. Look to utilise any nooks and crannies in the room and visualise how these can be transformed into something creative and useful.