Houses in a modern industrial style: chic and design

Born as a natural decorative solution for renovated spaces, the modern industrial style house it is a highly sought-after choice for those who furnish from scratch and also for those who are thinking of a light restyling. Concrete, iron, exposed brick: the elements for a house in stile industrial modern can be found above all in the finishes. Not surprisingly, this aesthetic comes from the transformation of industrial architecture in homes. And instead of covering the past of these spaces, its peculiarities have become an aesthetic code so popular and appreciated that it is even simulated, in some cases. furnishings, complements and also accessories which, without upsetting the atmosphere, manage to add industrial-style accents. And, also given the popularity of this furniture trend, many industrial furnishings they are designed to live in harmony in any type of environment.


The furnishings that best fit into an industrial-style living room are certainly those in ferro. A very popular finish, especially among the offers vintage from the first half of the 20th century, mainly as regards lighting. This choice is then accompanied by the use of forms openly inspired by the industrial world, such as the lamps drawn by Le Corbusier edited today by Nemo. Or it can become the material to be used for an important custom-made furniture such as a bookcase.

As for the upholstered and the textile worldthe choice is oriented towards fabrics from neutral tones that easily adapt to any context. A choice with a stronger personality can be that of the skin, too padded. But there is no lack of more eclectic options, perhaps related to color: the yield will be particularly strong because the neutral background typical of industrial style it represents an ideal base to enhance this type of decoration.

Black Microtopping di Ideal Work


It is not only on existing architecture that an industrial-style house can be built. If the signs of the past are elements to be enhanced, there is the possibility of creating this base starting from certain finishes. At the top of the list are the resins and the microcementomaterials suitable for every surface, both on walls than on ceiling. Then there are the windows, but also elements of internal architecture such as the structure for a mezzanine or the handrail of the stairs to be chosen in black iron, even better if sandblasted with the typical opaque rendering. Alternatively, you can opt for a chrome plating. Metal can also be useful in the structure of one glass wallperhaps to separate the kitchen from the living room, or for a load-bearing structure to replace wall partitions removed from the original plant.

Factory kitchen by Aster

A modern industrial style kitchen

The success of this style can also be measured by the ability to find ambienti industrial chic throughout the house. Of all the rooms, the one that offers the most solutions in this sense is certainly the kitchen. There are many proposals from companies in the sector: in recent years, kitchen models have been presented which, not only with choices of materials, but also with structural solutions, especially exposed metal profiles, both for the exposed wall units and on the construction of the island volumes. But the kitchen it is in some ways elected to the stylistic features of modern industrial design: an interesting decorative result can be obtained by enhancing the more technical aspects. For example, by focusing on the many opportunities to propose the chrome finishes of thestainless steelfrom worktops to taps, a material that goes well with the exposed brick and the black metalless with the finishes a concrete effect. The lighting so necessary in the kitchen is another element to compose a perfect industrial style in a modern kitchen, focusing on the light points on the work areas with suspensions or, even better, arm lamps.


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