When it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is the best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you would like to get motivated by a subtle and soothing 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 added texture that doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this at a research will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting room made 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) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence 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 type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and while the ceramic 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, each of which contrast with the candy background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.