If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you would like to get motivated 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 added texture which does not stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer real books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this in a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area 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) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while the porcelain decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired routine, 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 moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.