Industrial chic decor
Here are 10 industrial chic pieces to get you started on creating the look in your own space.
Mid-century modern card catalog
While there are many retailers throughout Canada that sell fab industrial pieces, you can’t go wrong with vintage. This mid-century modern card catalog would be perfectly repurposed as craft storage or to house supplies in any home office design. Hindsvik on Etsy, $333.
Industrial coffee table
Reclaimed wood and architectural salvage have made a huge comeback in recent years and are essential elements of industrial design. This coffee table from West Elm features iron legs and a reclaimed saal wood top with a distinctive grain that differs from table to table. West Elm, $419.
Carpenter clamp lamp
Straight from the workshop to your home, this carpenter’s clap lamp from CB2 is the perfect addition to any home office design. With a sleek matte powdercoat, this beauty comes in a gunmetal or vibrant blue and can be clamped to the side of any desk or bookshelf. CB2, $80.
Reclaimed wood bench
To give guests a feel for the space upon entering your home, introduce a few industrial pieces to the entryway. This reclaimed wood bench with hairpin legs would function well as entryway seating or even as a piano bench in the front hall. Urban Wood Goods on Etsy, f rom $200.
Reclaimed walnut desk
Nothing says ‘industrial design’ like the combination of salvaged wood and iron, and this desk from Crate & Barrel marries the two beautifully. With a black walnut frame and an open-back display shelf, the desk is the perfect pairing of style and function fit for any home office. Crate & Barrel, $1890.
Industrial document box
Give your home office a little edge by trading in the filing cabinet for some galvanized metal boxes as storage solutions. These slim media boxes from Restoration Hardware are ideal for printed photos, magazines and important documents – plus they’ll look great stacked on top of your desk. Restoration Hardware, from $49 each.
Hand-forged ball finial
If you’re not looking for a full stylish makeover for your space with the industrial look, but simply want to add a few pieces, try updating your window hardware. These hand-forged, cast-iron finials feature a weathered finish and will give your space the perfect amount of industrial edge. Restoration Hardware, from $55 per set of two.
Monochromatic wall clock
The simple, understated face of this monochromatic clock lends itself to the popular industrial look. Hang this 20” clock against dark blank walls or exposed brick to make this timepiece really stand out. Chapters and Indigo Books & Music; $80.
Galvanized metal drink caddy
Create a seamless industrial look between your indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces by introducing the trend to your backyard retreat. This galvanized steel drink caddy is ideal for corralling drinks on the patio table of for toting a few bottles down to the dock at the cottage. Pottery Barn, $39.
Industrial glass pendant
Simple pendant lighting is a staple of industrial design and can usually be found in glass or galvanized steel versions. This clear glass beauty would look great on its own or in a grouping. The addition of a chrome or Edison-style bulb gives it the full industrial vibe. West Elm, $104.