If it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you would like to get motivated by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background ideas will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture which doesn't drown out other statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting area designed 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 within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond layout convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the best designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and while the porcelain decor 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 area is as lovely 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 as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.