Industrial style decor for an overall design style may not strike you as a riveting concept however, it is one to work with. Balance plays a pivotal role in the completed look of any space, and the impact of the primary design style is often enhanced by a supporting decorating style that complements as it promotes balance in the space. The concept of industrial style decor gleans influence from the modern warehouse-loft-factory elements of design. With rustic origins relating to vintage wares, industrial style typifies a commercial appeal through the incorporation of wood and metal into the design and decor.
Neutral colors dominate the industrial style palette. The phrase “pop of color” is rooted in the lexicon of interior design and interior decorating. Not all color palettes necessarily reflect the broad brush stroke of what we commonly consider color. The classic color combination of black and white is the height of color perfection for some, and we’ve all come to know for some neutral is the new color. Add in a mix of metal and industrial style decor color palette is born.
Marble tile may strike some as an unconventional choice of flooring for an industrial style dining room, but the merging of two styles not commonly brought together is a decorating double dare I don’t shy away from.
This zinc plated metal and cedar base farm dining table by SDS Designs captures two hot on trend looks- farmhouse and industrial style decor.
Pulling home decor accents and accessories from other design styles avoids or at least greatly diminishes the risk of the space becoming locked into the hard line look of a particular decorating style. A mid century modern or French dining chair becomes a companion piece that heightens the primary style and styles the look.
LNCHome Industrial Pendant Light
These pendants serve two times the look with two times the style, and these mesh accented chandeliers visually qualify as a pièce de résistance.
Including one quality antique piece in a decorating scheme is my thing. This wooden framed Antique Street Map from Uttermost is printed on the back of an antiqued mirror. The piece leans toward a softened industrial look void of an overpowering presence. It will make a great addition to the decor.
Modern metals with the mix and mingle ability to complement not only an industrial style but farmhouse chic and new traditional.
The Somona sideboard by Trent Austin Design could work and work beautifully.
The Baily Bar Cart represents the less is more appeal of industrial style decor.
Staying true to one particular style of decor is a comfort zone of sorts for some, while for others finding their decorative style is a constant work in progress. When the winds of design and decor change blow inspiration your way, step out of the box and try a new decor style. The result may beautifully surprise you.