If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is your best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture which does not stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background like this at a research will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area made 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) supporting it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and whether the ceramic decoration 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 area is as beautiful 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 as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.