When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is your very best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether or not you would like to get motivated by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for extra texture which doesn't drown out other statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
Who needs books when you can have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we definitely prefer actual books. However, a fun metafictional background like this in a research will enhance the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as in 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) supporting it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by integrating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
This Parisian apartment by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and while the ceramic decoration adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples to the Art Deco-inspired routine, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.