Four ways to create the industrial look

Four ways to create the industrial look


Posted 10th January

If you want to welcome the industrial look into your home, try giving these tips a go

1. The core components of the industrial look will be metal, brick and wood, so if you have an exposed brick feature wall, you already have a head start. It can be done with a masonry chisel and a lot of patience or alternatively, hire an electric chipper.

2. Scaffold boards will be your friend here. Use them for shelving with iron pipework supports, add hairpin legs to create a bench seat or attach them to make a table.

3. When it comes down to furniture and accsesories, be inspired by factories and old railway carriages. Pick some design classics - for instance, a turner stool or triptych mirror - and you're well on your way to achieving the industrial look.

4. If you think the factory look is a bit too rough and ready for you, why not soften the edges by mixing in luxe velvet fabrics and warm metallic accessories? Another thing to consider will be textured Mongolian cushions.

Feature and styling by Karen Wilson / photos by Katie Lee






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