If it comes to creating a statement in the living space, background is the very best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether you would like to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do the trick.
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 using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer real books. However, a fun metafictional background like this in a study will improve the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, 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) supporting it within this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design 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! |} Evidence even the top designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and whether the ceramic decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From 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 how the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the candy background as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.