If it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is the very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. Whether you want to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background ideas will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture that doesn't drown out other statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background such as this at a research will improve the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting area 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 in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the best designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and while the ceramic decor 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 at a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as lovely as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the moody framed artwork, each of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.