If you're in need of an easy way to make a bedroom a little more cozy, look no further than a stylish headboard. Whether you're partial to subdued, upholstered designs or prefer to go for a bold statement with a style crafted from a mural or woven screen, you're sure to find the perfect pick here.
A lover of brightly-hued spaces, John Robshaw's Connecticut country house features a vibrant guest bedroom filled with purple patterned accents, including a headboard, bedding, and curtain fabrics that are all by Robshaw. The bedroom's walls are painted in Dark Lime by Benjamin Moore.
A headboard mural by Mariet Vergara adds a unique touch to the guest room of a Colombia fashion designer's Cartagena home. The chaise longue and Uzbek print pillows are from LP Decor, and the red pillows are from Hechizoo.
A custom headboard in a Claremont mohair velvet makes a statement in a New York pied-à-Terre's master bedroom designed by Nathan Turner. The bed is dressed in linens by Leontine Linens. The Louis XVI-style chest is from Turner’s shop, the Christopher Spitzmiller lamp has a custom shade in a Tissus Tartares fabric, and the walls are in a Tulu fabric.
In a guest room in a sunny bungalow on the Adriatic coast, a purple accent wall takes center stage along with a headboard designed from a woven screen from Burundi. Adding to the interesting textiles in the space are a bedcover of a West African kente cloth and an Indonesian floor mat.
In a Miami penthouse, the master bedroom features a long headboard in an Aldeco pattern and a standing lamp, which are both custom designs. The coverlet is in a Kirkby Design fabric. The armchair is 17th-century Spanish, the mirror is by R&Y Augousti, and the carpet is by Toulemonde Bochart. Jean-Louis Deniot lined a wall in distressed stacked bricks and commissioned a hand-painted mural with a spiral motif to make the ceiling appear higher.
In an elegant bedroom design in a Manhattan apartment, designer
Alex Papachristidis opted for a bed upholstered in a Holly Hunt silk and dressed in Schweitzer linens. A striking stainless steel chair (right) is by Maria Pergay, and the Philippe Hiquily chair purchased at Sotheby’s has cushions in a Fortuny fabric. To complete the look, Papachristidis finished the space with curtains in a Holland & Sherry silk satin, carpet by Beauvais, and walls sheathed in a Rubelli cotton velvet. The sculpture is by Rebecca Warren, and the painting to the left of the bed is by Richard Prince.
An Arts and Crafts bungalow in Oakland, California, includes a guest room complete with a custom bed upholstered in a grey Holland & Sherry checkered fabric. Other highlights of the bedroom include Ralph Lauren Home linens, a floor lamp by Original BTC, a Persian rug, and a glitter-on-canvas artwork by René Garcia, Jr.
A pop of color, by way of a lavender mohair headboard, adds personality to a master bedroom in an Orem, Utah, home. The hoofed Kedan stool is by Oly Studio.
For a guest room in a Hinsdale, Illinois home, a black channel-quilted leather headboard anchors the bed, which is covered in a Moroccan wedding blanket.
A striking chrome headboard, a 1970s Paul Evans design, adds dimension to a bedroom in a West Village apartment. The bed is dressed in Casa del Bianco linens, and the space is furnished with ebonized mahogany bedside tables, 1950s American lamps from Wyeth, and carpet by Beauvais Carpets.
A hairstylist's São Paulo duplex apartment designed by Fabrizio Rollo features a guest bedroom with a Chinese fretwork headboard. Complementing the headboard are an interesting mix of patterned accents, including an ikat used as a coverlet, a Kurdish rug, pillows from Istanbul, and an Indian paisley wallcovering by Schumacher.
In a colonial in Connecticut, the master bedroom features a headboard upholstered in an understated Philip Gorrivan fabric by Duralee. The Savoir bed, which has an acrylic sculpture by Michael Laube hanging above it, is dressed in Matouk linens. The wall sconce is by Remains Lighting, and the 19th-century nightstand is American. A chaise by Jean Pascaud is paired with a bench by Valentin Loellmann, the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore's Light Pewter, the shades are of an Albert Hadley fabric, and the kilim is from the early 20th century.
Varying shades of purple hues add personality to a bedroom design, which features an upholstered headboard in a striking silhouette. Gold accents, including a sunburst mirror and wall art, add visual interest to the space.
A Bel Air, California, home designed by Kim Alexandriuk is outfitted with a custom-made bed with a vibrant green headboard. Circa-1950 Murano glass lamps and 1930s Italian tables, all from Downtown flank the bed. The sofa is custom and is covered in a navy Elitis fabric. The curtains of a linen by Christopher Farr. The walls are painted in a subtle hue, Farrow & Ball's Clunch, and the ceiling is in the company's Pitch Blue.
A mint green tufted headboard design completes the look in an elegant bedroom design, featuring floral wallpaper.