When it comes to making a statement from the living space, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired 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 best background for added texture which does not stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could 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 fashion, 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) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling edgy in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered couch 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 room is as beautiful 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 romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.