If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is your very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you would like to get motivated by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra 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 designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this at a study will enhance the theme with a sense of humor and style, 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 within this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with antique pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels much more casual and while the porcelain decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room 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 candy background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.