How To: Decorating with Posters

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April 23, 2014
Poster art is often one of the most effective and affordable ways to inject creativity into a space. Following up on our roundup of graphic art, here are homes that master poster decorating.
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  The combination of a colorful poster, natural wooden walls, and a marigold lantern makes this Silver Lake residence warm and welcoming from the very first glance. Photo by Dabito.   Photo by Dabito.
    The combination of a colorful poster, natural wooden walls, and a marigold lantern makes this Silver Lake residence warm and welcoming from the very first glance. Photo by Dabito.
     
    Photo by Dabito.
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  Kathryn Tyler filled this southwest England home with vintage treasures, including a $30 dining table, $3 poster, and a set of 1950s Carl Jacobs Jason chairs she snagged on eBay for $400. Photo by Andrew Meredith.  Courtesy of Andrew Meredith.

    Kathryn Tyler filled this southwest England home with vintage treasures, including a $30 dining table, $3 poster, and a set of 1950s Carl Jacobs Jason chairs she snagged on eBay for $400. Photo by Andrew Meredith.

    Courtesy of Andrew Meredith.
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  Posters from the traveling exhibition "Shrinking Cities" provide pops of color in this Detroit abode. Photo by Raimund Koch.  Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Posters from the traveling exhibition "Shrinking Cities" provide pops of color in this Detroit abode. Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Photo by Raimund Koch.
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  A pair of posters by op-art master Victor Vasarely are the centerpieces of the bedroom in this Borrego Springs home. Photo by JUCO.   Courtesy of JUCO.
    A pair of posters by op-art master Victor Vasarely are the centerpieces of the bedroom in this Borrego Springs home. Photo by JUCO.
     
    Courtesy of JUCO.
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  Michael Bierut's poster compliments the black and white minimalism of the rest of this Brooklyn home. Photo by Jeremy Liebman.  Photo by Jeremy Liebman.

    Michael Bierut's poster compliments the black and white minimalism of the rest of this Brooklyn home. Photo by Jeremy Liebman.

    Photo by Jeremy Liebman.
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  Artwork hangs above the built-in storage in the basement of this Brooklyn residence. Photo by Matthew Williams.   Photo by Matthew Williams. Courtesy of matthew williams.
    Artwork hangs above the built-in storage in the basement of this Brooklyn residence. Photo by Matthew Williams.
     
    Photo by Matthew Williams. Courtesy of matthew williams.
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  A simple poster with bold colors adds to the industrial character of this Paris abode. Photo by Céline Clanet.   Photo by Céline Clanet.
    A simple poster with bold colors adds to the industrial character of this Paris abode. Photo by Céline Clanet.
     
    Photo by Céline Clanet.
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