When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is your very best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture that doesn't stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this at a study will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
This modern self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and whether the porcelain decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.