If it comes to making a statement in the living room, background is your best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get motivated by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture that doesn't drown out other statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background such as this in a research will improve the theme with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting room designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
This modern 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 contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} 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 pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, each of which contrast with the candy background as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.