Discover Your Home’s Decor Personality: Warm Industrial Inspirations

published Sep 8, 2016
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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 some inspiring spaces that showcase the classic style and reveal how cozy, modern, and even rustic the look can be.

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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.

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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.

(Image credit: Aico Lind for The Loft)

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.

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In this kitchen designed by architect Dimitar Karanikolov featured on Decoholic, a vintage SMEG fridge and wooden crates give a rustic edge to the industrial look.

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Towering steel bookshelves are the focal point in this stunning Cape Town apartment, found via IMAGE.

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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.

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Leave it to Anthropologie to prove the under-appreciated beauty of old-school industrial finds, like caged pendant lights and dressmaker forms.

(Image credit: Arlyn Hernandez)