When it comes to creating a statement from the living space, background is your best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a daring and graphic or colorful and pattern-packed background. Whether you want to get inspired by a soothing and subtle grasscloth or a splashy and whimsical mural, these living area background notions will do just fine.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the best background for extra texture that does not stand out additional statements during a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living area to life using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent , we certainly prefer real books. But a fun metafictional background such as this in a study will improve the theme with a sense of humor and fashion, as from the sitting area made 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) behind it in this Miles Redd-designed home. |} The contrast does not stop there: Redd continued to venture beyond design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing contemporary 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 together with spirit. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the traditional type of the Victorian architectural elements while still feeling nostalgic in white and black. By comparison, the white linen slip-covered sofa feels much more casual and whether the ceramic decor adds some intrigue with geometric shapes.
Art Deco-Inspired Pastels
From the dreamy pastel pinks and purples to the Art Deco-inspired pattern, this background in a 2LG Studio-designed living area is as beautiful as it gets. We love the way the inky black painted fireplace speaks to the darkened framed art, both of which contrast with the candy background and even sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.