When it comes to creating a statement from the living space, wallpaper is your best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area wallpaper ideas will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best wallpaper for extra texture that doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed wallpaper? |} One hundred percent , we definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional wallpaper 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 an chinoiserie wallpaper (Iksel's Eastern Eden) supporting it within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a good deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional style of the architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels more casual and while 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 routine, this wallpaper in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the moody framed artwork, each of which contrast with the sweet wallpaper and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.