For a fun and elegant juxtaposition, add a feminine piece such as a drippy, crystal chandelier to an urban industrial space. If a whole room isn't for you try incorporating a few pieces. A reclaimed wood coffee table, or a set of galvanized metal dining chairs can add an element of industrial chic. Where to Shop. Items that fit the industrial chic look can be found all over the place. Secondhand stores and salvage shops can be great, but so can some major retailers. Restoration Hardware, Restoration Hardware is the grand poobah of mass market industrial chic. Practically every piece of their inventory fits the look, so go wild.CB2, At first glance it might not seem so, but the modern sibling of retailer Crate and Barrel is great if you want one or two pieces to get the look of industrial chic. Some of their lighting and accessories in particular suit the look very well. Antique Farmhouse, Almost everything this online retailer has to offer can fit the look of industrial chic – almost. Stay away from anything too cutesy and stick with items that have clean lines. Ballard Designs, Like with CB2, you have to look a little more carefully to find industrial chic items here, but there are definitely some great contenders. Habitat for Humanity Restore, The Restore is great for finding salvaged items like mantels and doors. You never know what you're going to find so check back often.
Common Elements. There are a few common elements that tend to be found in urban industrial spaces. They include, but are not limited to: Exposed brick walls, Cements floors, Raw, unfinished materials, Sleek, metal and glass, lighting, Exposed beams, Stainless steel accents. Get the Look. The key to achieving a no-frills industrial chic look is simplicity. Avoid excess furniture and accessories and keep only what's needed. The interest and depth in the space will be found in the mix of textures and patina. Start with a neutral color palette (grey, white, black beige), then layer in some warm wood tones. Look for woods that have some wear and tear. Scratches, knots, and nicks will just add to the authenticity of the look. Be sure to also add plenty of metal. Whether it's metal windows and railings, or metal furniture and lighting, galvanized metals and steel will combine brilliantly with the wood. If you have exposed beams, pipes or brick in your space leave them as is. Industrial chic spaces are often wide, open rooms that feature these elements.
Where does Minimalism appropriate? To order design of the apartment or the house in a minimalist style can brave people who are not afraid to abandon the usual understanding of the comfort, which is oriented to personality itself and the able to see the true beauty of ordinary things. Minimalist design can be implemented in the penthouse. Emphasized simplicity of this style is perfect for rooms with large windows located at high altitudes, creating a unique atmosphere of freedom, freshness and spaciousness. Minimalist style in the living room involves the use of modern materials to create perfectly smooth light background and an atmosphere of calm and deliberate simplicity. Minimalism in interior of the living room is a simple but high quality and comfortable furniture with rigid armrests, a small coffee table made of glass or plastic, built-in appliances, smart lighting and understated colors. Such living is cozy and beautiful in its own way.
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