When it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is your very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed background. 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 best background for extra texture which doesn't 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.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a research will improve the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting area designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a good deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and whether the porcelain decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples to the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as lovely as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.