If it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is the best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether 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 best background for extra texture which does not drown out other statements during a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this in a research will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and style, 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 does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered couch 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 to the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.