What are the best furnishing items and fixtures to choose for an industrial inspired bathroom? This has led a number of manufacturers, including tile, furnishing, fixture, and home décor manufacturers to develop and market entire collections inspired by a distinctly industrial style. This gave light to large open spaces that were simple and functional, perhaps appearing bare, but at the same time full of character, combining elegance and simplicity, in the best of ways. Wood, metal, concrete, and brick are the main types of material to use in an industrial style bathroom
In an industrial chic bathroom, it’s better to use rough wood with a used or antique feeling for our furnishing elements. For our flooring, we can choose large wood planks, or wood-look tile, preferably with material textures and natural nuances.
Another material that we can utilize in our industrial style bathroom is metal. The contrast between wood furniture and metal accessories is a winning combination that will definitely give your bathroom an industrial feel.
Terracotta clay, with its brick red color, is a typical feature of the industrial style.
An old filing cabinet can be used in your bathroom to provide drawers with storage
For these elements, the same rules apply as when choosing our materials. Small objects and décor pieces placed throughout our bathroom are what enrich our room and create a common thread that ties together the overall style of the entire space.
One original idea could be to adapt an old wooden filing cabinet into a vanity or storage unit that lets you organize your linens, make-up, and other beauty products and toiletries. Exposed beams and exposed columns or pillars are all elements that should be honored, perhaps with proper renovation (if needed), and certainly not hidden behind drywall or plaster.
Exposed pipes can be a great addition to your industrial style bathroom, as well, giving the entire space an authentic and true look of an industrial warehouse or factory of the old days.
An industrial style bathroom where lights from various sources characterize the environment – Rendering created with DomuS3D
One solution can be to let light in from above, through skylights or roof windows. There are tons of original solutions that can give your bathroom an industrial look.
There is also a wide range of options for spotlights or floor lamps, but always make sure to focus on metal and straight, simple lines. All that’s left is to start designing your industrial style space!