If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is your very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you would like to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture which does not drown out other statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life using luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background such as this in a research will improve the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting room 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 in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture styles with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a good 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 black and white. 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 in a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely 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.