2,227 Modern Headboards

Although a headboard is often seen as a decorative element, it’s also a practical one. Headboards allow you to prop yourself up while watching TV, reading, working or even eating. Most pieces, especially upholstered headboards and padded headboards, offer comfortable backing for ultimate relaxation, while other wood and metal options are trendy and may also provide additional shelving. On the other end, literally, a footboard can make your bed feel like a cozy cocoon or provide a visual barrier between your bed and an open door. More 
Robert Allen Ikat Headboard
Full-size headboard upholstered in Robert Allen indoor-outdoor ikat pattern, includes metal frame for easily installation.
“patterned headboard” — nanstreeter
Soccer ball Headboard By Coaster
Description: Create a fun look in the youth bedroom in your home with a sports headboard. This twin sized headboard is available in a basketball, baseball, soccer ball, and football design. Clean straight edges and a gently curved crown create a simple style in these upholstered headboards. Choose your favorite sport for the perfect look for your child's bedroom. The Youth Head...More
“Cabecera futbol” — arqtere
South Shore Trinity Full/Queen Headboard in Mocha
South Shore - Headboards - 3379261 - This Trinity full/queen headboard in Mocha finish features straight, clean lines for a streamlined look. It also includes a convenient storage shelf that adds depth to the piece. Combine it with the Trinity platform bed to form a complete ensemble. Present a cross panel at the bottom for optimal stability and can be used with a full or queen...More
“Headboard with storage space” — proxygeek
Queen/Full Headboard (Black) By Coaster
A fierce black finish engulfs the cut out designs of the headboard from the grove collection. Diagonal strips are cut from this headboard to create a zebra imitation design for a bed with depth and artistic design. Dims: 84.50" X 63" X 50". Matching pieces available separately.
“For my room” — ninanme
Headboard K, Aviary
Jennifer Taylor Furniture Headboard Set 86 1/2"W x 87 1/2"D x 61"H Cover 55%Linen & 45%Cotton Made in China
Dot & Bo
10 Reviews
Rock and Roll Bed
Fitful sleep be gone. This innovative bed will rock and roll with you all night long, giving you a most child-like sleep.
11 Reviews
Redi-Screens Room Dividers
The "Glastonbury" Redi-Screen as a classic headboard and piece of art in this modern bedroom.
“bedroom wall” — jessgiadla
1 Review
Malam Headboard
Go to sleep in style. The Malam Bedroom collection inspired by far away and exotic places, transforms any bedroom into a retreat. Features: -Malam collection.-Distressed: No.Dimensions: -Queen size: 47" H x 63" W x 2" D.-King size: 47" H x 79" W x 2" D.Warranty: -1 Year.
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Whether you're looking for a twin or king modern headboard and footboard (or something in between), here's what you should consider:

What shape and style headboards are available?

Since a headboard’s closest neighbor is the bed itself, you want to make sure the two styles are complementary. Beds often come with the headboard, but if that isn't the case, be sure you match the style, size and color. Surprisingly, a rectangular shape isn't your only option. Get creative by determining what kind of statement you want to make. For example, square or rounded corners are more traditional, while the curves of a regency-style or wingback headboard will add a little drama.

Will an upholstered headboard look dated?

Though upholstered pieces lost some of their luster in the 1990s, the look has returned and is a popular choice with many designers. Not only are padded headboards more comfortable to sit against, but they tend to be visually appealing and add texture and color to a room. Plus, the options are endless: A popular choice is a tufted headboard, but you can also opt for monogrammed, quilted, slipcovered and more. Browse through bedrooms on Houzz to get a good sense of what might look right in your room.
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