When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is the very best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. 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 the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture which does not stand out additional statements throughout a space. 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 definitely prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background like this in a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting room designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
This modern 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 layout convention by integrating contrasting jewel 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 with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling edgy in black and white. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and while the porcelain decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From 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 the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, each of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.