Trend Spotting: Industrial Accents

Industrial Chic lives on and is still a strong interior design trend. Here the pure, modest and unadorned are celebrated. Aggressively marketed products are in this lifestyle replaced by Utility products, items designed for everyday use, with a “no waste, no demand” approach.

Industrial Accents stands for authentic, timeless objects with a hint of nostalgia and a feeling for heritage. Designing new product, designers have taken their inspiration from standardised industry and commercial fitments to create a refined look. Here some examples:

Images: Abigail Ahern, redglassesblog.com, roselandgreene.blogspot.com, paloma81.blogspot.com, ketsa.com, tk-id.com. All images below are from Ikea.

If you cannot find old industrial parts for your own home or workplace, maybe a visit to Ikea will do? Here what's for sale in Sweden right now. Maybe also in your country?