Industrial design and style is all about stripping back to raw materials, recycling furniture and using reclaimed woods, metals and machinery. Exposed brick, copper, brass, lanterns, exposed pipes, vaulted ceilings, distressed furniture and reclaimed wood are all industrial design elements that make up this edgy, unpolished style. Taking inspiration from old factories and warehouses, the style often works best in large, lofty apartments and converted commercial buildings, but that doesn’t mean industrial style can’t be injected into other homes, too.

An industrial kitchen could incorporate brushed metal hardware, possibly stainless steel worktops and units, exposed brick splashbacks, some pendant industrial lights and perhaps an industrial dining table made from reclaimed timber. You could also add metal or wooden bar stools, exposed lightbulbs and a piece of recycled furniture that’s been turned into a kitchen island. In an industrial bedroom there’s also opportunities for exposed brick and Crittall-style windows to achieve the warehouse style, and you could add scaffolding shelving and an Anglepoise lamp to add to the industrial style. Industrial bedroom furniture that uses a lot of wood, metal and recycled materials is abundant and even if you haven’t actually picked it up in a salvage yard and made it yourself, no one will know...
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