If it comes to creating a statement from the living space, background is the best buddy. Nothing sets the scene like a bold 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 room background notions will do the trick.
A Textured Neutral
Grasscloth is the perfect background for extra texture which does not stand out additional statements throughout a space. Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullardbrought this living room to life using luxe throw pillows, bold designs, and colorful upholstery.
could have book-printed background? |} One hundred percent kidding, we certainly prefer actual books. But a fun metafictional background like this at a study will improve the theme with a sense of humor and style, as from the sitting room 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 house. |} The comparison does not stop there: Redd continued to venture outside design convention by incorporating contrasting stone tones and mixing modern furniture fashions with classic pieces. seat is from Ikea! |} Evidence even the best designers love a good deal
flat by Studio Razaviis a lesson in monochromatic decorating together with soul. |} The gorgeous mural wallpaper sticks to the standard type of the Victorian architectural components while still feeling edgy in white and black. By comparison, the snowy linen slip-covered couch feels 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 routine, this background at a 2LG Studio-designed living room is as beautiful as it gets. We love how the inky black painted fireplace speaks about the moody framed artwork, both of which contrast with the sweet background as well as sweeter and intimate floral arrangement on the mantel.