The back wall of the sofa is something that stands out when left completely undersigned. While it might have sufficed to leave it alone in the vintage homely 90s and before, these days it is inconceivable to leave even the smallest details of your interior designs to chance. So, if you’re wondering how to make the most of your sofa back wall situation, here are a few ideals to get you started:
1. The statement art and paint
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Using statement art and wall paint in tandem can create a very nice backdrop for your sofa placement. The thing to remember here is that you have to select a paint colour that is going to be understated enough to let the artwork shine. There is no point selecting wall colours that can undermine the quality of the art. You also have to figure out the right artwork colour combination so that it contrasts and complements the sofa upholstery.
2. With a statement wall light
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These days, you can find a number of innovative wall lights in the market and installing one behind your sofa can make the whole ambiance feel totally innovative. The industrial style concoction featured in this image is an excellent example. With its creative designing and unique light implementation, it has the ability to make the sofa way more interesting.
3. Plain white walls
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If you’re working with a style as casual and lowbrow as minimalism or Scandinavian, then being as simple as possible with your sofa backdrop is the key. You can do so by choosing to go all-white with the backdrop – no embellishments or décor or frames or anything. Just choose a statement worthy sofa and let its design speak for itself by keeping the backdrop plain white.
4. When there should be transparency
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These days, many Singaporean homes benefit from the design element of ‘transparency’ and what better way to carry it through than by stylishly imbuing your living room walls with it. The articulation featured in this image is a great one it is a gorgeous design element that complements the sofa.
5. Total eclipse of the mirror
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A great way to decorate the back walls of living rooms with a smaller real estate is by cladding the entire wall in looking mirrors. It can double the overall size of the space (at least visually) and emulate a very glamorous effect in the design of your living room space.