Bedroom: The clearance around the bed


The bedroom layout should allow clearance of 26''-30'' (66-76cm) around the bed. Clearance is important to allow bed-making and circulation around the bed. 

bed clearances

If there is a wardrobe or chest standing parallel to the bed allow a clearance of 36'' (91,5 cm) between the end of the bed and the chest/wardrobe. 

bed clearance

Find out more about furniture arrangement in the book Furniture arrangement in residential spaces. It is the most complete book about furniture measurements and clearances around furnishings, types of furniture, room layouts, circulation paths, functional zones, etc.

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