When it comes to creating a statement in the living room, background is your best buddy. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you want to get motivated by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living room background ideas will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture which doesn't drown out other statements during a room. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and vibrant upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a research will improve the subject with a sense of humor and style, as in the sitting room designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Modern Meets Traditional
This modern self portrait by Chuck Close is a bold contrast with an chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing contemporary furniture fashions with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the best designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with soul. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and while the porcelain 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 room 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 as well as sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.