If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is the very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired 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 perfect background for added texture which does not drown out other statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer real books. However, a fun metafictional background like this in a research will improve the subject 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 an chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with antique pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a good deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural elements while still feeling edgy in black and white. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while the porcelain decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.