Industrial - style free, creative people who like conciseness and originality
Minimalistic and strong industrial style interior is becoming increasingly important in urban apartments and country houses. Manufacturability and functionality to occupy a dominant position in the architecture. Many equate the concept of industrial and style loft style (Eng. loft - "attic"), but there are subtle differences between them.
- Color spectrum
- Furniture and materials in industrial style
- Design of separate premises in the industrial style
classic loft - This is the factory premises, which turned into a living by using design techniques and special decoration of old materials. And industrial style is used for ordinary flats and houses, ie, the design is created in the industrial aesthetics with imitation signs loft..:
- a large open space;
- floors, walls and ceilings are generally finished;
- metal abundance and concrete;
- the use of new materials with the imitation of old.
As a rule, industrial style involves large spacious rooms
A lot of "air" and minimalism in the "industrial" frame - the characteristic style features
Lots of concrete, wood and open communication - it is industrial
Wooden and metal beams are characteristic for this style ceilings
At the loft has its own history. He was born in the industrial districts of New York in the middle of the XX century. When in Manhattan sharply increased the prices of land, many factories have moved their production on the outskirts of the city. And the new owners sold for a pittance of their industrial premises converted into residential apartments (lofts). Creative youth quickly discerned in the abandoned machines, gray concrete, metal fittings and a huge space special style and potential. Already at the end of XX century lofts began to appear all over America.
And the industrial style has been used by designers to create the later industrial interiors in city apartments, houses and offices. Industrial loft style and architecture have the same characteristics:
- large areas without partitions;
- concrete, wood or tile floor;
- big windows and columns;
- brick or concrete walls;
- minimum décor;
- high ceiling finishing;
- open communication (pipes, wires, etc.).
Decorating the walls in the old factory premises - in this industrial-style romance
Dullness metal and concrete can be remarkably harmonious and pleasant
Concrete, metal, brick, and a lot of space - and your industrial interior is ready!
Large spaces allow combining office and home under one roof. Conventionally zones may be separated by color, gender or level partitions. Industrial style for country houses, and for flats with a total area of 100 sq or more. In small apartments will be relevant only some elements of style.
Interior design in industrial style - it is a difficult and lengthy process. Success can only be achieved through experience and a lot of mistakes. Consider the basic rules that should be observed in the design of any room in this style.
To give a general background of the whole room, use one color, but with a lot of shades. Provides industrial style gray, brick, dirty blue, black or white color. They create an atmosphere of strict industrial premises. You can use multiple color accents, as in the photo.
Gray-scale graphite creates a mysterious and elegant interior
White and all shades of gray are characteristic for this style
Blue-dirty rusty scheme of the interior looks very stylish
Industrial denies blotches of bright color spots
Lighting should be left to chance. During the day the room is filled with natural light through large windows, creating a unique atmosphere. But as the style provides a gloomy gray color scheme, in the evening or in bad weather without lights competent in these areas is not only uncomfortable, but also scary.
Tips leading designers:
- install large chandeliers in each area and fixtures (Preferably wall or floor);
- throughout the room to create spotlights;
- use the backlight storage systems.
Select better chandeliers and lamps made of metal or thick glass as the photo.
Lamps in this style are typically made of metal
Metal pendant lamp in the kitchen in the industrial style
Glass is also used for lighting in industrial style
Furniture and materials in industrial style
Designers recommend the use of new materials with the imitation of old. They can be bought in special stores. Metal with traces of rust, aged wood, shabby brick and rough concrete - ideal materials for industrial style. As for upholstered furniture, it will look spectacular way modern sofa without excessive decoration. Clutter the room with numerous pieces of furniture is not worth it. Their number should be minimal. Instead of the usual tables, you can use the old shabby suitcases.
Large leather sofa is so characteristic of "industrial" interior style
If we talk about the size of the furniture, the only large items will be well in harmony with rather big space, balancing it. When choosing furniture preference is better to give a huge sofas, a long dresser and a large table. No rounded shapes!
To create a comfortable environment in the industrial interior furniture is better to place on island principle (ie. E. Around the center). For example, you can put next to each other sofa, and set in the center of the table.
As a rule, the furniture in the room is located "island" way
Such an arrangement of furniture makes a huge expanse of "industrial" interior cozy
Tip! For the design of the room, use different textures: smooth and raw tree, Metal with different gloss levels, velvet and others. This will make the interior more original.
Sex can leave the concrete and cover it with varnish. In this case, necessarily need carpets. For permanent residence such floors is not very comfortable, so permitted wooden floors. Now many use special Self-leveling floors, has many advantages.
Tip! To prevent dust was visible on the floor, it is better to buy flooring light shades.
Bright carpet will naturally soften the "cold" industrial music
Industrial style involves minimal, simple and natural decor. Light curtains are allowed, but not recommended. If you use them, it is only with folds to the floor. It is better to install blinds or leave the windows bare.
Tip! Chief ban when creating a design apartment in the industrial style, which necessarily must be followed - not smaller.
Large three-dimensional sculpture, the overall picture, advertising boards with ads and graffiti will be ideal decor items in industrial style to decorate the walls. He gives great scope for creativity at the lowest cost. You can draw an unusual picture directly on the wall.
Paintings, posters, pictures - an integral part of the decor
The industrial style everything should be big. And work, too
Fancy black and white pictures give a special charm to the interior
Design of separate premises in the industrial style
If you want to create an industrial design in individual rooms (kitchen, bathroom or bedroom) in his apartment, feel free to use the above rules. For example, kitchen in the industrial style - it is fashionable and cheap. You can buy a simple serial appliances, it perfectly fit into this interior. The usual rectangular or square dining table without tablecloths and tablecloths, chairs made of steel or plastic, metal pendant lights or chandeliers - the required attributes of the style.
Simple surfaces and the decor a little help in the kitchen to create "industrial" style
The kitchen in the industrial style is characterized by simplicity and comfort
Undoubtedly, this is a very stylish accommodation, which have the liking of the guests and members of the household that brooked no stereotypes
Luxury kitchen in the industrial style
"Air" kitchen, executed in shades of gray
Bedroom in industrial style for many seems to be rough and uncomfortable for the rest, but with the help of interesting lamps and chandeliers, well-chosen accessories and decorations you can make it interesting and comfortable, as in the photo.
Laconic "industrial" bedroom could be the perfect cozy retreat
Industrial-bedroom with warm colors
Using wood, white and warm natural materials make the bedroom a truly warm and cozy
"Cold" industrial gray walls with open communications successfully neutralized soft colored cushions and decorative elements
Bathroom can also be designed in industrial style. Brickwork, glass partitions and no-frills - and you get the desired result. Often, the design space is created so that the bathroom was located directly in the bedroom (see. Photo).
Very creative style bathroom industrial
The simplicity of the materials and a minimum of unnecessary items in the industrial bathroom
Expensive, stylish and tasty - the only way to describe this bathroom
Large space, simple decoration, a minimal amount of furniture and decor in the interior create a sense of airiness and lightness. If you choose to create an unusual characteristic and fashionable interior in the apartment or house in the industrial style, the above-mentioned rules and tips to help you do it.