10.21.2010

kitchen inspiration {industrial chic}

There is something quite sensible about industrial kitchen style. It only seems appropriate that the clean lines of the cookware used in the room is mimicked in the design. However, as with most industrial looks it can also look cold and severe. These two kitchens are great examples of how adding certain elements can temper this.

The addition of the worn wood accents in the floor and the column instantly add warmth and charm, as do the visually interesting light fixtures. I actually can't stop thinking about the pendant fixture in the above image and have added this similar one from the Kara Mann showroom to my wish list!

(via elle decor and house and leisure)

19 comments:

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh my goodness. I'm in love with the first kitchen. the chandelier is simply divine. want it. xo

Anonymous said...

I agree with Caroline about the first kitchen, and I want to thank for being one of the few people on the internet who can actually spell divine correctly. :P

Laura said...

Oooh I'm into the second kitchen myself. I love all the different textures in wood, marbel and steel. Gorgrous!

Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage said...

I so love the second kitchen. I love all the textures.

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

I really like both these spaces.
Kitchens that veer towards the contemporary can be a gamble, but both of these are winners in my book.

Alcira

thenerochronicles.blogspot.com

RG ART & DESIGN Inspirations said...

I would love to have an 'industrial kitchen' too... I think they look so cool and strong! ... But, I would like to have one (especially the ones with open shelves) if I did have a maid everyday; or if I did not have a furry cat!

But, I still like them, anyway...

Sofie from Envelop.eu said...

Just love the first one! The wooden floors and the - indeed Caroline: divine - chandelier make the industrial touch very homy...

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

I love the first one- a crystal chandelier and tufted sofa in the kitchen is pretty fantastic in my books. I also really want one of those gold ball pendants for somewhere in my house- love them!

Michelle said...

Oh I love this style of kitchen, I don't think I could live with it, but I would like to be the kind of woman who can! Maybe a maid. There we have it, a maid.

iamronel said...

all i can say is AMAZING

ronelmarin.net said...

freaking awesome i love this

Jen said...

I've loved that Arctic Pear fixture for awhile, and finally found that Robbert Abbey makes a much more checkbook-friendly version: http://shadesoflight.com/deco-glam-chandelier.html
My husband and I just put in in our library in the bronze finish and it's gorgeous.

abby jenkins said...

PERFECT! We are in the process of designing our kitchen renovation... this will prove most helpful! Perfect post, perfect timing.

Caitlin @ Sacramento Street said...

The first kitchen is one of my favorites! There is something about the wood floors, open shelving and then the living room right there that make this space so genuine. What wonderful inspiration.

Have a great weekend!

Tash said...

This is very inspiring, I love the idea of wood floors in the kitchen. The chandelier is very chic!

Ambyr said...

That chandelier is great in the first kitchen. I love how open and raw the kitchen looks, then it's accessorized with pretty lighting!

goldene said...

i seriously can't stop staring at the first picture: the open kitchen, the wooden floor, the classic leather sofa, the glamorous chandelier...and all bathed in light. it simply couldn't be more perfect.

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