Modern Industrial Decorating Ideas for Your Home – 17 Industrial Style Decor Ideas
Here are fun industrial decorating ideas you can use to decorate your home in industrial style even if you don’t live in a home that has been converted from an old industrial building.
Do you live in an old industrial building that has been converted into living space?
You can capitalize on this for your home style and make the old piping, cement floors, and exposed brick of your home a part of the decor with an industrial-style home design.
You can also use the ideas here to add a touch of industrial style to a home that has not been converted from an old industrial building.
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What is Industrial Home Décor Style?
The industrial home decor style draws inspiration from old factories and industrial buildings. The decor trend has been popularized by the conversion of industrial spaces to residential spaces.
(You may also want to learn about the other interior design styles).
By incorporating existing features, the building blends in well and becomes part of the home. To give your home an industrial look, incorporate raw materials for an unfinished appearance.
Copper piping, Edison bulbs, and plenty of open space are great ways to accomplish this.
Among the components contributing to the industrial look are brick, exposed pipes, and cement flooring.
When decorating your space, avoid clutter and choose salvaged and recycled materials when possible.
17 Industrial Style Decorating Ideas (Eye-Catching Industrial Accents)
Look for raw materials, pipes, and Edison style bulbs to put together an industrial home design.
#1. Metal and Wooden Shelf
Shelving is a need in any space. A metal and wooden shelf like this one is a great way to add storage space, show off favorite items, and add to the style of your space. Industrial materials make them look like they blend right in.
#2. Industrial Lamp
A simple bare minimum industrial lamp is perfect for lighting up a nightstand or work desk while sticking to the minimalistic industrial style with an Edison style bulb.
#3. Minimalistic Sculpture
Add a minimalist sculpture for a simple and clean decoration that can pull the eye to spaces like your coffee or side table.
These can be used to fill in gaps on bookshelves or to simply add an interesting piece to your space without changing the minimalist style.
#4. Wood and Steel Coffee Table for an Industrial Style Living Room
Every sitting space needs a coffee table for comfort and utility. Adding a simple wood and steel coffee table is a great way to do this and keep the unfinished feel. Add a decorative piece or two and you are ready to go.
#5. Industrial Bookends
Pipe and wood help give the industrial look with their unfinished feel. These industrial bookends are a great way to add a hint of personality to your space along with a minimalistic function that speaks to the style itself.
#6. Exposed Pipe Mirror
Industrial piping is a major part of the industrial look because it is often left exposed in homes that have been converted from industrial space.
By adding fun accents like this exposed pipe mirror you can make the parts that were there before you move in blend into your decor.
#7. Old Industrial Style Clock
Old industrial-style clocks are a great way to add a pop of interest to your space. They can be interesting and with the right design, you can have modern power and convenience with the vintage look of an antique.
#8. Chain Wall Hangers
Chains make a great accent for your industrial home decor. Use chains to hang planters and accent lights and try unique touches like this photo wall display that hangs the photos on chains and adds a great spot to show off your favorite shots.
#9. Metal Serving Trays
Serving trays are a great tool for both decorating and everyday use.
You can use a metal serving tray to display trinkets, catch items like keys and phones when you come in the door, and of course serve drinks to guests.
Go for a tray of metal or exposed unpainted wood.
#10. Gears and Wheels Wine Rack
Gears make for a great touch to an industrial steam punk style. Finding accents that make gears a major focal point is a great way to give your space some interest.
Try a fun and interesting option like this gear wine rack for your kitchen or dining room.
#11. Pipe Clothing Rack
Many conversion spaces do not have closets. This means you have to get creative with your storage.
You can use fun additions like this clothing rack that can be added right to your wall to blend in with your space while offering a place to hang your best clothing.
#12. Industrial Cart
With storage such an issue in industrial conversions you need to look for functional items that both look great in the space and help solve your storage issues.
This industrial cart is a great place to store items while adding to the overall look of the space.
A couple of these can easily help add enough storage space for everyday items. Add curtains or fabric baskets inside to keep the industrial look while hiding items.
#13. Industrial Style Bathroom Accessories
When decorating an industrial space you may find yourself with the challenge of making your bathroom fit the style.
This industrial-style bathroom accessory set is a great way to do this. The piping design will fit right in with any exposed piping in your bathroom while having all the functions of a normal bathroom set.
#14. Industrial Bed Frame for an Industrial Style Bedroom
To make the most of your space in a conversion loft, try adding large furniture pieces that fit the style like this industrial bed frame.
It uses riveted steel and wood to give the perfect look to your bedroom space.
If you have an open loft, consider adding a curtain or industrial style room divider to keep this look while adding a touch of privacy.
#15. Industrial Style Wax Warmer
Just because you go with an industrial style to make use of the space you have doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fun cozy accents.
This industrial style wax warmer will look amazing in your space while allowing you to enjoy the aroma of warm wax melts. The Edison bulb lantern style is unique and interesting.
#16. Distressed Rug
To add warmth to your large open spaces add a rug that looks distressed. This makes the rug look older while having the strength and durability of a newer rug.
Large rugs can help keep your home warmer in the winter and help make a large open space feel less overwhelming.
#17. Industrial Style Fan
Speaking of adding comfort and style to your space. Try upgrading your ceiling fan to an industrial style fan and ceiling light to complete the look you are after while helping to both cool and keep your space warm with the flip of a switch.
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