A bold, sizable piece of art stands in as a headboard in the bedroom of Toby Barlow and Keira Alexandra, who reside in Mies Van Der Rohe's Lafayette Park complex in Detroit. Picturing a landscape of the Alps, it's a painterly scene to behold while drifting into slumber.
A small, recessed space behind the bed of this prefab on Fishers Island, New York maximizes storage space by turning a headboard into a shelf, which contains Berenice wall lamps by Luceplan and plenty of bedtime reading material.
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode. The bed was designed to hang from the ceiling and can be hoisted up and pulled down as needed, and when not in used as the headboard, the large redwood slab folds down to become a desk.
A pitched bedroom in Slovenia features a custom storage unit made of white-painted MDF panels that doubles as a headboard.
The master bedroom of this São Paulo abode features a number of the built-in furnishings, including the headboard and cupboard, the latter of which is deliberately reminiscent of a mid-century stereo speaker. The plush vintage lounge chairs are by Brazilian modernist Percival Lafer.
The glass platform bed of this home near Palo Alto, California, is backed by a headboard comprising two sheets of lucite embedded with aquamarine wool from Maharam. Hanging pillow-side, electroluminescent draperies glow in the dark.
The guest bedroom of this light-filled, industrial renovation in Portland, Oregon features a custom bed and headboard by Henstein’s Custom Cabinets of Clackamas, Oregon, outfitted with bedding from the Terra Nova collection by Jack Lenor Larsen for Martex.