“I’ve been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black.” – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
BEHIND THE STYLE:
The Industrial Revolution marked a complete paradigm shift for the world. The emergence of factories sparked major innovations in technology and production, thus creating opportunities for advancements in areas such as metallurgy and glass making. Today’s version of the industrial aesthetic actually refers to the kinds of exposed, time worn materials making up the sturdy factories and warehouses of the industrial era. Cement, metal, glass, brick, and wood are all key elements which can be found in modern industrial styled interiors.
THE COLOR PALETTE:
Cooler hues are inherently industrial. Shades of grey reminiscent of aluminum, steel, iron, and concrete should be used liberally. Black and white are also frequently found in industrial interiors. Warmer tones can and should be included through the addition of wood and brick, balancing out the palette so as not to come off as too frigid.
Furniture which incorporates wood and metal is remarkably complimentary to industrial style. Mid Century Modern pieces are perfect for this, and adding such items really makes the industrial aesthetic come alive.
Leathers and hides also add a layer of warmth into a space which could easily become otherwise gritty and stark. No-nonsense, straightforward designs, like our U-Leg Chairs are key to translating the industrial architectural style to furniture.
Edgy artwork is perfect for a modern industrial interior. Masculine motifs and imagery, like our Steve McQueen custom artwork, really add a powerful quality to an industrial space. Salvaged materials should also be mixed in accordingly – pulleys, old train rolls, even vintage bicycles make for an interesting vignette – giving an authentic turn of the century feeling.
“Most people spend their lives living in dreary, beige conformity, mortally afraid of using color. The main purpose of my work is to provoke people into using their imagination and make their surroundings more exciting.” – Verner Panton
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Marrakesh Bed in a Floral Damask
In a delightful floral damask, the Marrakesh Bed creates a playfully chic atmosphere. It would be difficult to wake up in a bad mood in this happy bed. A myriad of colors in an enthusiastic pattern makes for a showstopping piece which is sure to put a smile on your face.
Sinatra Sofa in White Patent Leather
Our Sinatra Sofa is as suave as they come. The bold use of white patent leather takes the Sinatra to another level of tailored sophistication. Its classic features are contrasted by the unexpected, avante-garde fabric. This variation of the Sinatra is ideal for the cutting edge individual.
Palm Beach Desk in Winter Gray
Our Palm Beach Desk in Winter Gray highlights how ladylike it can become. In a gray high gloss finish with lavender undertones, the feminine details really shine. Raised motifs on the drawers and crystal pulls are balanced by the solid, tapered legs.
Boca Sofa in Red Velvet
In a sensational red velvet, our Boca Sofa is summoning you to slip into something a little bit more comfortable and get cozy. Let this ravishing gem of a sofa draw you into its captivating embrace.
Peace Chair in White Patent Leather
The Peace Chair in White Patent Leather is as fresh as they come. Serene and symbolic, this departure from our standard colorful Peace Chairs is an elevated version of the bohemian staple.
Lautner Sofa in Brussels Charcoal Velvet
The Lautner Sofa is as effortless as they come, and endlessly chic to boot. As refined as it may seem, the soft, deep cushions and low arms make it the perfect sofa for watching television. What’s better than a no-fuss sofa that looks as dapper as the Lautner?
New Deep Inside Out Sectional
Our New Deep Inside Out Sectional boasts a deep seat, low back, and tufting throughout. Comfortable, yet elegant, this sectional offers an ample amount of seating. Add a generous dose of throw pillows and the result is nothing short of magnificent.
Shore Club Sofa in Oatmeal
Plush cushions on the Shore Club Sofa make for a comfy spot to unwind. Its clean lines keep the relaxed nature of this sofa from looking overly slouchy. In an oatmeal textured fabric, this item is a timeless piece.
Solid Walnut Neutra Dining Table
Our Neutra Dining Table is a force to be reckoned with. In an impressive solid walnut table top, it’s hard not to recognize the amount of raw craftsmanship that has gone into this piece. A mix of materials – walnut and a brushed aluminum – makes the table as versatile as they come. We think it pairs beautifully with our Mid Century Dining Chairs.