Though the world of trends is constantly changing, there comes a time when we go back in time and opt for details of styles that have long been around and can be used to spark some change, breaking the pattern of current trends. Just as much as this refers to clothing, it also refers to interior styles. For instance the contemporary style strives for simplicity, not making way for excessive ornamentation or even visual colour clutter. As minimalistic as it may sound, it’s not that difficult to grow tired of it so there is the need to fill it up with certain details. This is where the charms of the industrial style step into the decorating game.
The warm earthy tones of the natural materials used to create the industrial furniture pieces are just the perfect addition in homes, now that the role of nature in the interior décor is the focus of attention. It’s interesting to note this wasn’t even a style when it first appeared, it was actually the ordinary design of furniture of the industrial revolution working class people. The craze for the unpretentious clear cut lines began when people of today started using old warehouses and factories for dinner parties, weddings and even housing. The metal and wood as a combination go well with neutral hues which is why it’s easy to incorporate them in modern homes.
Products in the industrial style are made from solid materials that have a long life span, and their wear and tear is where all the charm lies. You don’t have to start implementing the style on a large scale, but go with small steps by choosing an object that can be used as a focal point. Take the table for instance, it can be the focal point in a dining room as much as in a living room, so it’s the ideal object for interior experiments. There are many designs and models you can choose from to find the industrial table that most fits your living area. The wood these tables are made of can be refinished and reclaimed, so they can be reused for years to come and by opting for them you don’t only incorporate the everlasting beauty of wood in your décor but also preserve the environment.
Though it may not exactly look soft, the industrial table has earthy tones that make way for the possibility of pairing them with recycled designs and neutral hues of inexpensive items and materials such as concrete planters, jars, metal rod library shelves and basically anything that is DIY. Kitchen cabinets and wardrobes are also the perfect items to amp up the effects of industrial style. Wooden flooring is another option that can help turn your ambiance into one that’s more inviting and homey.
You have to remember this style is all about adding texture which is why you can’t go wrong by using some cloths and rugs to add layers. You can be as bold as you choose to be, and even go for the more intricate ethnic designs. The more warm colour tones, the better ,as they can be the ideal contrast that your home needs for a livelier ambiance. Don’t be afraid to play with the beauty of industrial furniture, you’d be amazed by the outcome.