Forget cold and bare warehouses and new build interiors, CONCRETE ELEMENTS are taking the interior design world by storm this season with a wide range of furniture, accessories and finishes that utilise this simple yet effective material. Concrete is a plain yet textural material that is versatile and chic and can be used to create a sleek industrial style finish in any home interior. This look works particularly well in loft style interiors and minimal industrial home designs.
Concrete furniture is taking over the designer and high street stores this year it’s clean and linear design is perfect for creating a sleek and sophisticated finish within your home. If you wish to create a focal point in your dining room interior, why not opt for a solid oak dining table with a concrete table top area that will create a robust industrial look within your home. If rustic designs are not to your taste, then you could opt for a concrete topped coffee table with a modern chrome frame that provides a fabulous visual contrast between rugged and sleek surface areas. A more vintage style of interior design can be achieved with a selection of furniture items featuring concrete and gold frameworks that will create a mix of 60s retro style and art deco elements that provide an air of luxury and elegance within the room.
If you are looking to update your flooring, then why not make a change from traditional carpets and wooden floors with a sleek and modern concrete floor that will provide a neutral base with which to match a wide variety of interior colour schemes. A poured concrete floor is a simplistic choice for your flooring and it can be completed with a highly polished finish to create a sleek and elegant finish within the room. To further compliment this look you can opt for a concrete effect wallpaper that can take pride of place on a main feature wall, alcove or chimney breast area. Team with a simple crisp white or soft grey colour scheme or a monochrome colour palette for a sleek and minimal finish.
Concrete accessories are set to be a staple feature across high street stores in 2019 they are sleek and refined and they can be easily accommodated into a wide variety of modern and traditional home interiors. Concrete lamp bases look great with silver, grey or white velvet and satin shades to create a stylish combination of elegant luxury and modern rusticity. Concrete effect photo frames and mirror frames will create a simple, yet stylish feature scattered around your chosen room. You can combine these with a selection of brushed chrome accessories that will complement the grey colour palette and create a hint of metallic luminosity within the room. Don’t be afraid to mix and match materials and styles to create an individual style that bring together modern minimal and rugged industrial style that works well in every room of the home.
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