Designing an industrial living room can be challenging. After all, don’t living rooms have to be cozy? And isn’t industrial design one of the most elegant and functionally oriented disciplines of all? But the truth is that there are many ways to bridge the gap between the inviting comfort of a living room and the clean, clean style that characterizes industrial design. You can find this balance whether you’ve moved into an industrial space or a completely classic space.
To kick-start your design process, we’ve rounded up incredibly chic industrial-style living rooms—and listed one design idea for each that’s worth stealing from. Get ready to transform your traditional living room into a more elegant space – or give your industrial loft the warm, cozy touch every living room needs.
Industrial design is a minimalist discipline characterized by robust materials and flat silhouettes. One of the easiest ways to create an industrial living room is to stock up on sleek industrial furniture. Look for pieces made from sturdy materials like metal and wood, and emphasize clean lines wherever you can. Remember that coziness isn’t completely out of the question – there are plenty of comfortable and industrial lounge chairs out there.