When it comes to making a statement in the living room, background is your best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or vibrant 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 room background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture which doesn't drown out other statements during 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 kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this at a research will improve the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as in the sitting room made 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 within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond layout convention by incorporating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while the ceramic decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples to the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, each of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.