Reclaimed Wood in Your Home

Reclaimed wood is a great material to use when trying to create an industrial modern space. Reclaimed wood is eco-friendly, it re-uses old wood from warehouses, factories, and barns that have been torn down. Below are a few ways you can incorporate reclaimed wood into your home. Furniture The furniture below is designed by Thomas Bina. They are handcrafted and made with reclaimed woods. The rustic- modern style furniture blends well with most decorating inspirations. Walls Hanging reclaimed wood on the walls is a great way to bring in warmth and texture. Using wood on a single wall creates a…

Industrial Home’s Guide for Choosing the Perfect Dining Table

Long are the days when choosing a dining room table was easy. With so many choices, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. Luckily, Industrial Home knows the basics of picking a right table, and we are sharing them with you! Step One: Determine the Shape. If you have a small dining room choose a round table. Round tables fit easily into small spaces. Because round tables don’t have corners they can easily accommodate more chairs. Give your guests more legroom by opting for a round table with a pedestal base. If your heart is set on squeezing…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Area Rugs

Here are a few basic tips when it comes to area rugs. From figuring the size of rug needed to the furniture placement, we’ve got you covered. Literally. DO use an area rug. Whether it’s in the living room, dining room, or bedroom, always use an area rug. Area rugs are a great way to bring the room together, and add texture to the space.     DO measure your space before picking out an area rug. The rule of thumb is to leave about 18 inches of bare floor around the rug. If you are having trouble finding a…

Coachella Inspired Designs by Industrial Home

With Coachella getting everyone in the music festival mood, we’ve came up with a few Boho Chic designs. The Boho Chic style is all about reflecting your personality. A great way to incorporate your personality into a room is through the artwork. Hang a picture of your favorite artist or band to showcase your taste in music. A picture of the iconic Stevie Nicks from Industrial Home is the perfect way to achieve the Boho Chic style. When it comes to a Boho Chic design you can never have enough print or color. An area rug is the perfect way…

How to Light a Small Space

Lighting can make all the difference when designing a small space. A poorly lit room can create shadows that make a small space feel closed in and claustrophobic. Choosing the right kind of lighting can take your small space from dark and cramped to bright and open. Be sure to light the corners of the room. Dark corners can close the space in, making it look smaller. Look for a floor lamp that has a small footprint and a metal base. The small footprint will take up less space while the metal base will reflect the light. The Magro Floor…

Small Space Living

Designing a small space can be difficult, but here at Industrial Home we have a few tips and we would like to share them with you. 1. Functional Seating Sectionals are great for a small space. They provide plenty of seating when entertaining and can be pushed up against the wall to maximize floor space. When furnishing small spaces, it is key to utilize smaller sectionals. The Hughes Reversible Sectional from Industrial Home reverses on either side to fit your space. The clean lines and modern style will pair perfectly with an industrial modern look.   2. Utilize the Vertical Space If you…

The Color Blue

This year we are craving the color blue. Depending on the shade of blue, it can be used to make a small space feel larger or a large space feel more cozy. Blue, can be used in a monochromatic color scheme to create a tranquil feel or as a pop of color in neutral palette.When designing a room, always ask yourself how you want to feel in the space.The paint color, accessories, and furniture all work together to create a mood. Blue is a common color found in nature that evokes peace and cleanliness, it also signifies strength and durability….

Trend Alert: Concrete

Concrete is known for its strength and durability, but now it is being used to bring an industrial look to interior spaces. From countertops to flooring, concrete is being used everywhere. If you are looking to transform your space from traditional to industrial modern, this can be done with a few furniture pieces. These Concrete and Chrome Coffee Tables from Industrial Home are the perfect way to incorporate concrete into your space. The distressed concrete paired with the chrome base gives this coffee table a light and airy feel.   To accent your concrete pieces and make them POP bring…

Industrial Home Featured On HGTV “House Hunters”

Frederick interior design firm’s work to be showcased on ‘House Hunters’ Frederick, Md. – A townhome featuring décor by Frederick-based interior design firm Industrial Home will be featured on an episode of “House Hunters,” a long-running television series on HGTV. Representatives from the home and lifestyle programming network first took an interest in Industrial Home’s work after noticing the décor of DNa Lab Organic Hair Chemistry, a hair salon in Frederick whose interior was designed by the firm. After evaluating the salon’s interior, HGTV representatives approached the salon’s owners, David and Ana Maria Seifarth, and asked to showcase their recently…

A little bit of this, a little bit of that.

Add some pizzazz into your traditional home!   Unbalancing act Interior design is all about creating balance and harmony, but that doesn’t mean achieving a 50/50 ratio for both design styles. Representing both styles equally will simply result in an interior that looks confused and poorly designed. Pick one as the dominant style and incorporate the second style with smaller furniture pieces or decorative accessories. K.I.S.S. – Keep it simple, sister Nothing turns a room from chic to cheap quicker than clutter, so take it easy on the accessories. If you want your Tiffany table lamp to pop on your…