Industrial Design Moves to the Suburbs

Industrial Design Moves to the Suburbs

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Tara Bellucci
Nov 28, 2015
(Image credit: Andrew Geiger for the Wall Street Journal)

No longer limited to former factories and warehouses, industrial design is finding fans even outside city limits. The Wall Street Journal reports on the increasing instances of brick, beam, and concrete popping up in Suburbia.

While people are certainly building their own industrial-style homes, existing ones are also snatched up quickly. Erin Wright, a Texas-based designer and general contractor, says the industrial fans are often out-of-state retirees looking for something different; their biggest demands are for low-maintenance materials and open floor plans, which definitely fits the style.

Read more about the trend over at The Wall Street Journal:

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