Modern Posters

Posters are a versatile component of wall decor, and they provide you with the opportunity to make a large, bold graphic statement without breaking the bank. west elm’s collection of modern posters can look fantastic in any part of your house, lending an effortless sense of design sophistication to hallways, kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and more. Though they are often associated with casual decor, posters can be elegant and vibrant, and our modern poster selections showcase this side of the medium with perfect panache. Anchored by typography, our poster options may include maps and other personal imagery that let you showcase your regional or city pride.


You don’t have to be from the cities depicted on our geographic posters to embrace this style of art for your home. With their bold lines and interesting patterns, maps are actually the perfect subject for modern art. Whether you have a flair for travel and geography or you simply like the way they look, our modern posters can be the perfect choice to add visual interest to your home. Mix and match different styles or choose the one you like best for the exact level of decor detail you want to achieve. If your hometown, current residence or favorite vacation city is depicted in our collection, don’t hesitate to scoop that poster up for prominent display in your home.


Our posters can help add a relaxed and stylish ambience to your living room, and they can even pair well with other pieces from our home decor collection to build up a visual presentation that perfectly matches your taste. If you don’t have wall space, consider propping your poster up on a bookshelf or display table accompanied by a vignette of decorative objects and books. They’re printed on sturdy archival paper, so these posters have enough heft to stand on their own without the support of a frame.


The fact that these posters are unframed makes them a great choice for casual spaces that take a modern approach to methods of display. Use bulldog clips or vintage wooden poster holders to suspend these posters from your walls or ceiling, allowing the artwork to speak for itself without the added weight of a frame. You can also use a minimalistic frame substitute such as two sheets of glass or translucent plastic to keep your posters protected from damage. There are plenty of ways to display these modern posters, and you’ll have the ability get creative and take advantage of on-trend techniques if that’s what works best for your style.


Of course, if you want to get a picture frame for your modern posters, that is certainly an option. Frames can help define and anchor a two-dimensional artwork, giving the piece some additional visual weight and depth to draw the eye. These posters are stylish enough that they can fit in well to any decor scenario. Available in a variety of different color schemes, including simple black and white and bold contrasting color pairs like blue and orange, you can create a collection of posters that either quietly fits into a room or provides a strong pop of color.


There are so many ways to enjoy our posters at home or in your office. You can display these modern posters on their own or slot them into a gallery wall with other prints or a mix of photographs, paintings and dimensional art. Whether you prefer simple, bold graphics to complement industrial decor or you want to create a traditional den feeling in a lounge area with midcentury furniture, our modern posters can provide just the right kind of decor.

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