The chic industrial style is imposing on us for several years now. Inspired by the vintage look of the ’50s and’ 80s, as well as hangars and old factories in New York, the chic industrial decor uses raw materials to give your interior a contemporary look. The industrial interior also uses the codes of vintage, classic deco, Scandinavian style and contemporary to offer a decoration both sober and chic.
Industrial decoration born in the late 60s with the decline of the metallurgical industry in the United States. The artists invest the abandoned places and divert the furniture and spaces that remained there. Thus, a palette becomes a coffee table, we keep the exposed bricks of the walls and we combine the metal and the wood to create a uniformity. We try to age objects, so that they are marked by time and we associate them with glossy surfaces to give them this chic and refined chic industrial deco.
Discover my chic industrial decobook for a contemporary stay, both warm and functional!
The keys to the success of its chic industrial decor
Before you start to put your industrial furniture at home, you have to make some changes and do small work of painting, laying a floor or a wall. Here are some tips for a chic, floor to ceiling industrial style!
The dominant tones and materials of the industrial style
To succeed in its chic industrial decor, choose as dominant colors those that come from this palette: dark gray, red, beige, black and brown. And to add a little refinement, incorporate gold or silver to your industrial chic stay. As for materials to use, prefer raw materials, such as wood, metal, iron, leather and concrete.
How to Create a Chic Industrial Decor
Your walls and your industrial floors
Let’s start with the floor. To get the deco industrial chic effect you want, you have the choice between several types of floors
- Raw parquet or raw appearance
- Laminate flooring imitation parquet rough
- Granite or concrete imitation vinyl flooring
A chic industrial deco all in black and white
The look I love right now is the industrial deco in black and white! I love its chic and sleek, which still retains the guidelines of industrial decoration. In addition, the wood brings a touch of warmth and femininity to the room, thanks to its hint of honey.
My advice for a contemporary industrial stay: add mismatched chairs, a clock with a metal frame and a metal suspension patina. And for a more chic atmosphere, think of the golden or silver touch with a large mirror, candles and a metal floor lamp.
To give a more spacious, brighter and more artistic side, opt for a workshop style industrial deco. Play on the brightness with large windows and canopies, which will bathe your interior with light. These are the key to an interior that boosts your creativity and your artistic sense. Also prefer open rooms or create canopy walls.
For a cozy touch in your home decor shop, add comfortable chairs and industrial furniture. Prefer these on wheels so you can move them at your convenience for even more space and for more creative freedom. My tip: if you do not have the ability to add or transform your windows, add one or more industrial mirrors. They will reflect the light and enlarge your room.
In the workshop style, metal will have its place! Whether present in your industrial furniture, on your lights or on your clock, metal is the most important material for a successful interior workshop.