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How to Decor Your Interiors in Industrial Style

Industrial Style is inspired by the look of factories, warehouses, industrial structures, etc.

Industrial style

Some of the Features of Industrial Style are

-Raw unfurnished look, hardwearing furnishings.

-Materials like exposed brick, stone, distressed metals, weathered wood.

-Use of recycled materials (environment friendly), utilitarian objects.

-Natural textures, industrial accessories.

-Neutral colors like white, black, grey.

-Floorings such as concrete, wood.

-High ceilings, exposed beams, exposed pipes and ducts.

-Large open windows, open spaces which are clutter-free.

-Metal finishes, a combination of metal and wood,etc.,

Furniture

Most of the industrial style furniture is a combination of wood and metal; created with distressed/weathered/reclaimed wood elements and hand-forged/reused industrial metals that are used in industrial structures. They are upholstered with materials like leather, linen, etc. Cotton, microfiber also can go with this style. These hard-wearing furnishings give a raw unfinished look. Most of the upholstered are in dark colors of brown-black etc., and neutral colors also work elegantly with them.

Examples:

  • Weathered grey wood TV cabinet
  • White leather sofa with encasing metal frame
  • Light brown barn door console
  • Walnut table set metal legs and bronze side chairs.

Fabrics

Natural fibers with textured finish with either dark or neutral colors blend elegantly with industrial style.

Examples:

  • Chair with upholstery fabric of grey and textural finish
  • A leather sofa set
  • Throw blankets and Pillows-Beige colour
  • Hand-crafted throw pillow
  • Multi-coloured handmade area rug.

Flooring and Ceiling

Industrial style homes incorporate flooring with scraped solid hardwood/ reclaimed/distressed wood in wide planks or concrete finish and most of the ceilings with exposed wooden beams, ducts, and pipes.

Examples:

  • Light brown oak flooring with a distressed matte finish.
  • Hand-scraped grey colour maple flooring.
  • Concrete flooring.

Decor

Industrial style homes are organized with recycled and reusable elements, industrial style metal artwork, handcrafted elements, which bring vintage and antique look to your home.

Examples:

  • Oversized distress sage finish industrial wall clock.
  • Wood or metal finish candle holders.
  • Wall decor-abstract wall art.
  • Iron wall mirror with texture finish.

Lighting

Industrial style lights feature dark colour traditional finishes like wood, metallic finishes such as brass, bronze, wrought iron, etc. or a combination of both.

Examples:

  • Brushed nickel chandelier with weather wood accents.
  • Hand molded antlers with texture and detail.
  • Wrought iron wall sconce.

The Definitive guide to different interior design styles are

https://thearchspace.com/category/guides/interior-design-styles/

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