Industrial style is one of everyone’s favorite design style for its ability to achieve aesthetic balance with a blend of exposed steel and also a rustic wood. This style is simultaneously organic and engineered, bold and refined, masculine and feminine. If you’ve been admiring the urban loft and barn conversion, take a look at these 10 guide to design your space into an industrial style below.
1. Find an Inspiration by Looking to Building with Historic Pasts
Look for a building that share a historic past to reveal creative ideas that you can bring to your home. Travel to local downtown city to get some inspiration. Find a warehouse and manufacturing district that are common with exposed brick walls, timber roof trusses and steel columns without drywall wraps.
2. Rustic Color and Interiors
If your space is include exposed brick walls, cement floor, or any wood, then you’re already halfway. Rustic color schemes tend to feature a lot of brown and beige. Keep in mind that your sofa, chairs, and tables will likely be constructed of leather and raw wood, so you will naturally have plenty of brown or burnt orange that gives you plenty of opportunities to use accent colors for your rug and other decor.
3. Exposed Mechanical Details
Industrial rebirth in furniture, fixtures and lighting is some pieces that you must have in your interiors. And this island in this kitchen was repurposed into a new use and is also multi functional with its industrial inspired casters and legs.
4. Mix and Match Modern Details with Industrial Charm
The ability to mix and match the style is the beauty of adding industrial elements to your space.
5. Bring an Artistic Flair to your Interiors with Expressive Artwork
You can also use artwork to express your creative design style. Bold graphics, mural, or even painting bold symbols on an exposed brick wall just like the bedroom in the picture above that make an instant accent wall.
6. Renovate your Home with Nods to Industrial Design
If you’re considering renovating your home a wonderful way to bring in industrial details is to find architectural focal points that need a new face. Fireplaces and accent walls or a ark and dashing industrial style home with fascinating decor and smart lighting just like in the picture.
7. Minimal Detail
Simple wrought iron canopy beds can be made more formal or informal based on the bedding ensemble you choose while pairing similar style lighting fixtures and monochromatic colors can bring the look of industrial chic into your bedroom.
8. Repurpose and Reuse
There are plenty of ways to repurpose, reuse and recycle from other areas of your home to bring out the industrial appeal in your interiors.
9. Bring Industrial Accents into Your Outdoor Home
For your outdoor, industrial style exterior lighting along with larger bulb string lights look great together and will bring a magical glow to your outdoor entertaining areas.
10. Add DIY Industrial Elements to Create the Illusion
Look for faux finish techniques or if you’re handy with power tools, consider building furniture, making your own lighting fixtures, or even make this stunning shelves from pipe and wood plank.