If it comes to making a statement from the living space, background is your best buddy. 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 soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture which does not drown out other statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer real books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this at a research will enhance the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as from the sitting room 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) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the architectural elements while still feeling edgy in black and white. In contrast, the snowy linen slip-covered sofa 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 to the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the candy background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.