When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture that does not stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a research will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area 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) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond layout convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the architectural components while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while 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 routine, this background in 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, each of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.