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Top 12 Wingback Headboard Design Ideas

After we’ve already showed you a variety of headboard designs and ideas, some of which were DIYs (34 DIY headboard ideas) while others were a selection of unusual designs (10 unusual headboard ideas for an original bedroom interior décor), we’re back with more. This time we’re focusing on wingback headboards and we’ve made a selection of designs that we find to be both beautiful and versatile.

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Monochromatic wingback headboard in a soft green shade

Wingback headboards are classic and they’re also elegant. They also have a few characteristics that make them versatile and beautiful regardless of the design. For example, they are generally defined by soft lines and delicate details. Still, they are not overly feminine so they’re perfect for shared bedrooms. They also feature clean lines for a classical and simple look and they’re often decorated with nailhead trims. The tufting further makes the wingback headboards look glamorous and they soften the clean lines.

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Earthy color palette, simplicity and style with a contemporary look
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A combination of neutrals, soft shades and simple forms complemented by subtle patterns
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A luxury contemporary bedroom with an imposing wingback headboard and soft textures
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Pale grey wingback headboard that almost disappears into the wall
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Tufted wingback headboard in a chic, neutral, modern bedroom
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Contrasting patterns and textures in a bachelor suite with a contemporary décor
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Dynamic contrasts, elegant colors and stylish symmetries in a contemporary bedroom
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Precious patterns and textures and a built-in wingback headboard

Wingback headboards can also come in a variety of styles. Some can be minimalist and modern, other rustic, other chic and simple, some may come without curves and additional details, etc. In general, a wingback headboard is also a statement piece and is a perfect way of creating a simple and beautiful focal point in the bedroom without using too much color.

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Traditional bedroom with elegant lines and delicate details
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Minimalist, neutral wingback headboard contrasting against a patterned accent wall
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A symmetrical bedroom with matching furniture and accent pieces

When you reduce it to its general characteristics, a wingback is a spin on the upholstered headboard. But even though the differences are not particularly striking or drastic, they completely change the look and result in a completely new design and style. Let’s take a look at a few examples and see how they differentiate from one another.

Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12.

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Posted in Uncategorized on October 16, 2012

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Simona Ganea
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