If it comes to making a statement in the living room, background is your best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. 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 does not drown out other statements during a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, 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 like this at a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting room made 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) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural components while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels much more casual and whether the ceramic decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples to the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background at 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.