When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is the very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture which doesn't stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background like this at a study will improve 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 the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture fashions 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 gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and whether the porcelain decor 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 at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.