When it comes to making a statement in the living space, background is your very best friend. Nothing sets the scene quite like a bold and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether you would like to get inspired 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 extra texture which doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life with luxe throw pillows, bold patterns, 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 improve the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, 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 the chinoiserie background (Iksel's Eastern Eden) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The comparison doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture styles with antique pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence 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 standard style of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels more casual and whether the porcelain 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 at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as lovely as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, each of which contrast with the sweet background and even sweeter and romantic floral arrangement on the mantel.