When it comes to making a statement from the living space, background is your very best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture that does not stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background like this at a study will improve the theme with a sense of humor and style, as from the sitting room designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with an chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered couch feels much more casual and whether the porcelain decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.