If it comes to creating a statement from the living space, background is your very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a daring 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 area background ideas will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture which doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as from the sitting area 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 within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the top designers love a good deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. In contrast, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels much more casual and while the ceramic 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 area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.