If it comes to making a statement in the living room, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get motivated by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture which does not stand out additional statements during a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. But 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 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) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while the ceramic 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 at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, each of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.