The Industrial Chic Revolution: Sophisticated Loft

The architectural execution once exclusively associated with broken down warehouses and factories has been adapted to homes; with its high beamed ceilings, exposed pipes and stained bare cement walls; the utilitarian era of design was born. The industrial chic revolution has begun. A combination of aged wood, roughened metal and an array of fascinating textures are the main components of industrial design.

The industrial chic interior decor gained popularity when more and more people opted to live in the aforementioned loft-style spaces. The gained popularity when more and more people opted to live in the aforementioned loft-style spaces. In the modern representation of this design category, mixing different patterns and elements is the key factor. The combination of the wood, stone and metal results in an area that is aesthetically

appealing and warm at the same time. An area that is filled with stone and metal alone will appear too stark. Adding wood will make the place more inviting and cozy.Industrial furniture gives a lot of character in an otherwise mundane space. The beauty lies in its imperfection. They are not only functional; they can be a conversation piece as well. Take for example Restoration Hardware’s Aviator Swivel Chair. The design is very much

3 years ago

I was surprised how well rawness and brutality of industrial pieces mix with delicate, more traditional fabrics and accents. How instead of looking heavy and cluttering, this style looks fresh and cozy, yet modern and sophisticated. Love it!

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