If it comes to making a statement from the living space, background is your best friend. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or vibrant and pattern-packed backdrop. Whether or not you want to get inspired by a subtle and soothing grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for added texture that doesn't stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area 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 definitely prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this in a research will enhance the subject with a sense of humor and fashion, as from the sitting area 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 within this Miles Redd-designed house. |} The contrast doesn't stop there: Redd continued to venture outside layout convention by integrating contrasting jewel tones and mixing modern furniture styles with classic pieces. Oh--and believe it or not, the lime green chair is from Ikea! |} Proof even the top designers love a Great Deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating with spirit. |} The beautiful mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in black and white. In contrast, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and whether 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 pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as lovely 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.