If you are planning or decorating your kitchen, 2015 is certainly the perfect time to go for an industrial style. Check out this selection of examples of industrial style kitchen to inspire you by the beauty of this style which has become a big trend. You will discover the many ways to recreate it in your kitchen. The sturdy materials are one of the main elements of this style. The more natural and raw the material, the more its marvelous beauty is present. If you like flea markets and you often find yourself looking for authentic objects that you enjoy adding to your decor, you probably know that the market offers many possibilities..
Industrial style kitchen with designer hanging lights
If there is a practical, elegant and budget-friendly style, it is undoubtedly the industrial style. Defined by the harmonious use of sturdy materials such as concrete, steel and wood. This style is easily integrated into a modern apartment, loft, house or villa. In fact, at the time the industrial style was not even defined as a style – it was the typical decor for factories and warehouses.
Time passed and people began to appreciate more and more its simplicity, its “naturalness” and its unpretentiousness. There was no real intentional search for style. It was created as the furniture we had at its disposal. The surfaces had a purely utilitarian function. At the heart of this decor were the salvaged objects. Suddenly, industrial design became a real trend and several living spaces intentionally adopted this style of design..
Industrial style kitchen with original decoration
Initially adapted to the limited budget, today many very expensive houses and apartments opt for industrial design. Its success is due to the humble materials and the fact that it comes down to the basics. Often the salvaged objects and furniture are unique and with a lot of character. If you like originality, antiques and a retro look, you can experiment and create your own industrial world in your kitchen. It is one of the main pieces that reveals the beauty of its simplicity. Vintage furniture conveys a unique history and authenticity. For a long time this style was reserved for artists who wanted to decorate and improve the look of their workshops with little money..
Industrial style kitchen with black interior and wooden elements
You can redo your kitchen decor from scratch, which will require a greater investment of time and money. You can also work according to the already existing elements of your kitchen furniture. First, make a list of the items already in your kitchen and think about which ones you will need to replace. It is important to choose a theme to harmonize your entire interior.
Industrial style kitchen in steel and stone
All designers are adamant that in modern design, little is better. To give an element its rightful place, it must be able to be showcased. In addition, in industrial design it is the simplicity and natural beauty of the materials that are predominant. If you’ve set up a pretty rustic wooden table, there’s no need to cover it with decorative items or a tablecloth. The industrial style is minimalist. In fact, industrial design offers many choices of material and color. You can choose from metal, black iron, zinc, sheet steel, rusty iron, rough wood, brick and stone. If you have a kitchen open to your dining room or living room, integrate your choices according to them. Combine everything with existing furniture.
Industrial style kitchen of interesting design
It is thanks to industrial design that concrete has made its way into interior design. Long reserved for exterior constructions, it is nowadays very appreciated for its unworked appearance. Another element always present in industrial style spaces is the brick wall. Its history is similar to that of concrete. Brick, which has always been reserved for the exterior walls of buildings, is now very present in contemporary interiors. It is associated not only with the industrial style, but also with the minimalist, Scandinavian, Italian, rustic style. Decorative brick dresses, decorates and enhances the furniture of any room.
Open and modern industrial space
The industrial style is very often combined with the rustic style. The kitchen below is a beautiful illustration of this harmonious combination. Rustic wood, metal, exposed pipes, large light fixtures – all the elements are present. The atmosphere is modern and warm.
Wood industrial kitchen island idea
The industrial style is bohemian. For a long time this was the interior style of artists’ studios who wanted to furnish them with little means. Nowadays, more and more, this style is associated with luxury apartments and lofts.
Concrete ceiling and brick wall
The lighting in any room should be neat, especially in the kitchen. The latter includes several active areas: worktop, cooking point, water surface, dining area. To be able to cook, prepare, serve and enjoy comfortably, we install suitable lighting. Metal lights can be installed above the kitchen island. For the preparation and cooking area, you can choose a very powerful holophane lamp with an old look. The lighting above the dining table doesn’t need to be very strong.
Photo industrial kitchen with wooden furniture
The furniture for the industrial style kitchen is made of metal or wood. Its look is vintage with a reclaimed spirit. We give way to metal, iron, rust and rustic wood.
Industrial kitchen with brick wall
Industrial living spaces are most often open. When we moved to factories and warehouses, there were no walls separating the rooms. Little by little, we realized that this type of opening allows you to take better advantage of your space. It looks bigger, brighter and easier to live in. Today, open spaces are combined with modern interior design. Indeed, this trend was inherited from industrial design.
Design kitchen idea with central island
We then design its industrial kitchen at the same time as its living room and dining room. When you adapt the industrial style for your kitchen, it is impossible not to integrate it also in your dining room and living room. Furnishing a room in this style of design means adapting it to all of your living space. Concrete, brick, iron and rustic wood are materials of strong character.
Industrial kitchen decoration with concrete walls
Industrial style kitchen with brick walls by Maxa design
Can you have an industrial kitchen without covering its walls, ceiling or concrete floor? The answer is yes ! Industrial design has long since ceased to be reserved for lofts and artist studios. If you live in a modern apartment or house, there are some simple solutions to accommodate the industrial style in your kitchen. Install an imitation brick or concrete wall, furnish with vintage furniture with a reclaimed look, choose metal, iron and rust-effect lighting solutions. Experiment !
Industrial style: brick, wood and steel walls
Black interior with light wooden furniture
What colors for industrial kitchens? This design style puts no limits in the choice of colors. You can opt for light, dark or bright shades. Most often, industrial-style interiors favor dark shades, sometimes purple.
Kitchen in industrial style with furniture in purple
Combining two interior styles is usually a good idea. Often, we see the industrial style married to the Scandinavian style. The result, an industrial and refined interior at the same time. This is the case with the all-white kitchen below with its vintage metal and wood island. Good game !
Photo kitchen in industrial style with central island and vintage chairs
Kitchen with central island and white furniture
Black interior and brick walls in a modern house by Bayon Design Studio
The above kitchen is part of an apartment called “The Loft”. Located at Clock Tower in San Francisco, it was designed by design studio Bayon. The kitchen has been moved to the first level across from the warehouse windows and along the brick wall. Cabinets are custom steel with antique wheel accents found at a local salvage yard. Two words to describe this designer living space: industrial and refined.
White interior kitchen with wooden central island and vintage stools
Sink in industrial style, design OMG projects
Industrial style in black and white
Original pendant light
Original lighting in industrial style
Kitchen with small central island on casters
Rustic wood kitchen Wooden kitchen with industrial style island