If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is the best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture which doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background like this at a study will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with an chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered sofa 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 beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, each of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.