A profile print by the late Margaret Kilgallen hangs on the brick wall of Los Angeles-based architect Barbara Bestor's 1950s bungalow—a seamless mix of raw materials with vibrant colors and a natural blend of both the indoors and outdoors.
A yellow print by a New York artist and a 1960s Herman Miller trade poster featuring a rainbow provide accents of color in this early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley.
A Grace Jones portrait by Niagra sits on top of a locker bank in the live-work studio of artist Kii Arens, who designs posters for shows at the Hollywood Bowl.
In the late 1970s, Finnish design legend Yrjö Kukkapuro experimented with a sofa that sports a stylized landscape painted on its sides, a prelude to the postmodernism of the 1980s, and shown here in his work-live space outside Helsinki. At left, a red vintage poster pictures one of his many furniture designs.
Graphic designer Melissa Jun reads in her renovated one-bedroom, Brooklyn Heights apartment. The Knoll chair was a gift from an old employer, as was the poster, by Michael Bierut, in the hall leading to the bedroom.
A Bauhaus Archiv poster with bold colors adds to a vignette of vintage and industrial furniture in the kitchen of this Paris abode, home to a comic book–lover.
In this modern, South Minneapolis home, the residents' 3,000-book library is archived in the long entry hall where the geometry of a Noguchi lamp plays off a pair of minimalist prints by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren.
Among the ephemera in architecture critic Alexandra Lange's Brooklyn home is a poster designed by her grandfather John Scotford Jr. for Dartmouth's skiway.