03/30/2015 02:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Unexpected Headboards to Kick Your Bedroom Up a Notch

By Architectural Digest.


(photo: Eric Piasecki)

Victorian-era silhouettes are arranged on custom-colored Jonathan Adler bamboo wallpaper in a New York guest room designed by Delphine Krakoff.


(photo: Tim Beddow)

At his home in Ibiza, Olivier Mourao set a headboard and an 18th-century Spanish canopy against a mosaic of broken marble in his master bedroom.

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(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

Designer Lee Ledbetter infuses the guest bedroom of a New Orleans home with his signature flair, using a large mirror in place of a headboard above the bed.


(photo: Tim Beddow)

In the master bedroom of architect and designer Dmitry Velikovsky's home in Moscow, the master bedroom is anchored by an ornate piece atop the headboard that was originally the back of a 19th-century Burmese monk's chair.


(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

A custom-made leather screen anchors Nate Berkus's bedroom in Manhattan.

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