When it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is your very best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether you would like to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture which 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 colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this at a research will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting area 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) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond layout convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a good deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and whether the ceramic decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.