Aged Brick Wall, Thick Curtains Lend to Urban Feel in Townhome
Thinset mortar, paint and stain were used to artificially age the brick wall in this Atlanta townhome, giving it a more urban feel. The thick, extra long curtains may be drawn to completely block out the natural light, adding to the moody feel created by the warm interior lighting.
Wood Tones, Lighting Create Warm Contrast in Sleek, Industrial-Style Kitchen
A stained butcher block island creates a gathering place in the Atlanta townhome of a couple who loves to entertain. The wood, brass Bertoia-style barstools and Edison bulbs create warm contrasts to the black and gray finishes in the kitchen.
Modern, Industrial Home Surrounded by Lush Perimeter of Trees
Lush trees offer an earthy contrast to this modern, industrial style home. The trees were maintained during construction to comply with Eugene, Ore., codes which retire protection of certain trees on properties during construction.
Open Floor Plan Kitchen Mixes Rustic and Industrial Styles
To open up this formerly small kitchen, a wall was removed and replaced with a spacious island that integrates a glass-top range and much-needed cabinetry. Contrasting against the black quartz countertops is a backsplash made from white subway tiles, which extend up to the ceiling. Open shelving with wrought iron brackets provide convenient and attractive display for dishware and accessories.
This fresh living room area features neutral furniture, including a gray and white striped armchair, and polished concrete floors, giving it an industrial touch. Sliding glass doors offer natural light, while an orange modern painting adds a pop of color.
Those industrial details continue to the back of the house, where a long dock lined with cables leads to two spacious garages. With dark gray shingles and identical A-frames, the structures bring stunning symmetry to the natural landscape.
Muted gray cabinets pair with black quartz countertops, while contrasting white quartz countertops top the 13-foot-long island. Quartz countertops offer the advantage of resistance to staining and are essentially maintenance free. A well-lit kitchen relies on sophisticated and layered lighting from multiple sources. In this case that includes recessed spots for dramatic accent, industrial-style pendants for concentrated task lighting and a trio of rustic sconces over the sink.
Purposeful contrast is created between the finishes from the natural look of reclaimed wood on the island to the traditional gray-green painted finish on the cabinets. The "area rug" runner is actually porcelain tile made to look like a rug. The 3'x8' pattern runs the length of the island, with each tile having a distinct look to collectively create unique design effect.
Chic Subway Tile Backsplash in Industrial, Rustic Kitchen
A trio of industrial-style sconces provide task lighting over the kitchen sink and prep area. Black quartz countertops top the muted gray cabinets, while white subway tile creates a contrasting backsplash. Open shelving with wrought iron brackets keep dishes and mugs handy.
Warm wood tones, muted gray-greens and charcoal exemplify the casual, comfortable vibe of this pub-inspired dining room. The custom bar includes four pro-quality taps, white subway tile backsplash and a custom shelf with under-lighting that illuminate bottles or decorative items. A chalkboard accent wall is the perfect spot for homeowners to add a personal touch, while stamped-tin ceiling tiles bring historic character to the space.
Modern Roofline, Windows Offer Contrast to Natural Tones of Property
Sleek, modern rooflines and windows stand in sharp contrast to the earthiness of the front door surround and lush landscaping at this Eugene, Ore., home. A Japanese maple offers a pop of color against the gray exterior.
This spacious basement wet bar features stainless steel countertops paired with dark brown cabinets and a red brick accent wall. Industrial style pendant lights and bar stools complete the look of the area, while a nearby pool table provides an additional space for entertaining guests.