When it comes to creating a statement from the living room, background is your 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 inspired 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 that does not drown out other statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background such as this in a research will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as from the sitting room 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 contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with antique 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 gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural components while still feeling edgy in white and black. In contrast, the snowy linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and whether the ceramic decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into 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 and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.