If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you would like to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for extra texture that does not drown out other statements throughout 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 definitely prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a study will enhance the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting room made by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the architectural elements while still feeling edgy in black and white. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa 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 to the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.