This project was creates just by the brick wall, and shows that this material can be cozy too.
Exposed brick wall in the living room is an expression of the rich, historic past of the building and a blend of the past and the present. For others, it is a way to add elegance and personality to an otherwise boring interior dominated by glass and stone.
So don’t be afraid of neordinary materials, and go on!
Brick walls – Peeling back the layers of a wall that has stood the test of time can often reveal the past while, at the same time, complementing the present. This living room is more than likely a residential conversion of an old factory or store where the mix of old bricks laid in a not-so- level manner tell the story of its history as a utilitarian building.
Inspiration is always from Pinterest. I just found a nice picture with soft light and strong texture and wanted to recreate it.
The exposed brick wall offers a lovely and vibrant backdrop that lets you showcase your cherished art collection or favorite set of family photographs proudly in the living room. Unlike the generic white walls, this is a gallery-style setting that is far more energetic, distinctive and attractive. With the right lighting, décor and accessories, a living room with brick walls can be far more visually appealing, as it lets the furniture in neutral hues shine through. Decorating a room with brick walls does require far more discipline though, as an eclectic mix can quickly end up becoming ungainly clutter because of improper planning.
The most people said that this is my best visualization. And I know why, because my last works don’t have any contrast and they are not very interesting like this one.
Modern living rooms with an accent brick wall are currently a hot trend that does not seem to fade away. If you happen to live in an apartment, loft or private residence where brick walls are all neatly covered up, then it is time to dig deep and let the original brickwork shine through. The color and style of brickwork can make a big difference in the overall appeal of the living room, and in the case of most modern spaces, painting them white is a safe and smart option. This keeps the backdrop distinctly neutral while adding texture to the room.
- Interior Designer: Kristen Fox