If you decorate your house on a tight budget, the industrial look is the perfect choice as it will never go out of style! You can apply it as you like and it will look better and better, it will not look strange. You can throw away just about anything you want, be it from Target or the junk and treasure market, or take it out of your parent’s garage. It all looks interesting and not strange. This look is becoming increasingly popular, and construction companies like Webb & Brown-Neaves and Oswald Homes have created new warehouse-style apartment buildings. Here are 8 tips to give your home an industrial look.
Be Creative With Shelves
A key element of an industry-inspired life is creativity, a return to really simple and practical materials, and making the most of the materials available. Think plank and tube shelves (I love this idea), wooden bookcases supported by bricks or wind blocks, or ladders for creative storage.
Add Industrial Elements With Rustic Materials
As you browse antique stores, fringe collections, thrift, and recycling yards, look for old and worn second-hand items to add character to your home. Think metal, old wood, worn or cracked paint, layers of paint.
Consider Warehouse-Style Walls
One of the main characteristics of the industrial and living spaces of the most incredible warehouses in the world is their incredible walls, whether of texture, color, or both. While we are not all lucky enough to use exposed brick in our homes, there are still some good options!
Increase The Industrial Style Tapware
An industrial look is a combination of practicality and unpretentious beauty. By incorporating industrial themes into something that you (and your visitors) can not only see but also touch every day – your mixer, you will keep the industrial theme in your home.
Stick To An Industrial Color Palette
A key feature of most industrial styles and warehouse housing is a minimal and often very neutral palette of base colors, adding color in the form of accents such as artwork, faucets, textiles, rugs, and ceramics. Try to stick to a basic palette of different shades of gray, from light to bronze, black and white evoke warm tones of wood and brick and leather to warm up. You can then layer the colors in other ways.
Don’t Be Boring With Storage
If you’re short on storage space, get creative and ditch boring matte plastic containers – use outdated boxes, old wooden tea boxes, rustic baskets, stone cans, metal cans, and whatever else you can think of. I love these old metal filing cabinets – you can paint a cheap filing cabinet in pretty dark ink, and they don’t have to be confined to your workspace. You can use them in your living room or bedroom or for an industrial touch.
Mix Materials And Textures
There is nothing flat, boring, or one-dimensional about the exterior of a warehouse remodel. Mix textures, colors, and materials to create an antique look – think recycled wood, leather, subway tiles, concrete, worn metal, old pottery and dishes, incompatible antique jars in cans on the counter, etc. An industrial look is a limited view just by your imagination!
Select a Lighting Scheme
If your home has outdated ceiling lighting, you can look away and hide that fact with beautiful lighting and interesting functional lighting. Think of practical accessories: incandescent bulbs, truck lights, and chandeliers embedded in metal cables and cages. Any day beautiful light and special lighting instead of bright ceiling LEDs will be a great option. It will make your home more atmospheric and interesting.