If it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is your very best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether you would like to get motivated by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture that does not stand out additional statements throughout a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a study will enhance the theme with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting area designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with an chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, 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
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area 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 and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.