Industrial style interiors are tough to get right. How many days has it been since you last witnessed an industrial accident?
A living room with exposed pipes or a converted loft space is the perfect backdrop for creating an industrial feel.
You can create your own backdrop with a giant clock; a common feature in industrial design.
I’ve always been partial to the early 90′s version.
Industrial style lighting can be anything from a fun tangle of bare bulbs, to a fixture so scary it could be featured in a Marvel comic.
Meg Ryan’s house
image via Elle Decor
The Refinery Hotel
Bathrooms are one of the best places to execute a successful and elegant version of industrial design.
Cyan Design end table
Dutch industrial dining table
Individual pieces can be mixed in with a variety of other design styles. Vintage finds are readily available at Get Back Inc.
Some are great conversation pieces, and others are just plain quirky.
If you can dodge a wrench you can dodge a ball
I think Patches O’Houlihan would approve.
Kitchens are another space where industrial touches can really shine. Or suck a small child into a furnace.
Fearon Hay’s Tribeca Loft via Remodelista
Industrial style can have such an earthy elegance when applied with a deft hand.
Like most good design, it’s all about balance.