If it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is the best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you want to get motivated by a subtle and soothing 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 extra texture that does not stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background such as this at a research will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting room made 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 house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles 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 with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the architectural components while still feeling edgy in black and white. In contrast, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and while 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 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 darkened framed art, each of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.