When it comes to creating a statement from the living room, background is the best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a bold and graphic or vibrant 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 room background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for added texture that does not drown out other statements during a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer real books. However, a fun metafictional background such as this at a study will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as from the sitting room designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
contemporary self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the best designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. 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
In the dreamy pastel pinks and purples into the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely 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 as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.