If large, open, lofted spaces and rugged materials like raw wood and metal catch your eye, your home style may be warm industrial. Here are 11 inspiring spaces that showcase the classic style and reveal how cozy, modern, and even rustic the look can be.
Lofty spaces with lots of windows, like the one above from HK Living, are gorgeous, but also notoriously drafty. Warm up the room with lots of textured textiles, such as throw pillows, blankets, and woven rugs.
Inside a tour of a Swedish home on Coco Lapine Design, we find that warm industrial design still has some industrious tricks up its sleeve. A wheeled daybed can roll from room to room, while long swivel lights can move to shine a spotlight wherever the action is.
Loft apartments with high ceilings typically have a lot of wall space to cover, making it almost impossible to decorate with a single piece of art. Opt instead for a gallery wall that you can gradually grow up to the ceiling, as shown in the space above from The Loft.
You don’t have to live in an urban loft to give your home a touch of industrial style. In the farmhouse above from Design Sponge, the reclaimed wood and metal shelving, along with the sconce, give a nod to industrial design.
Wood helps warm up industrial spaces, as demonstrated in Canadian actor Callum Keith Rennie’s home, featured in Western Living Magazine. When the apartment was renovated, the steel ceiling beams were covered in wood to give the space an aged look.
Towering steel bookshelves are the focal point in this stunning Cape Town apartment, found via IMAGE.
This space from Oliver Thornton proves that industrial can definitely feel cozy. Surrounding the bright red bed in copper shelving makes this tiny bedroom homey and functional.
In an old warehouse building spotlighted on Inside Out, a bedroom filled with vintage finds shows that industrial can have a feminine edge.
Leave it to Anthropologie to prove the under-appreciated beauty of old-school industrial finds, like caged pendant lights and dressmaker forms.
Bright white subway tile freshens up the look of reclaimed wood and metal in this bathroom spotted on Domino.