- by Carhylle
Sometimes, the idea of an industrial kitchen design brings to mind ideas of a bleak urban design, with no room for creativity or growth in the kitchen’s design. But drawing inspiration from industrial designs doesn’t mean that your kitchen can’t be beautiful or well put together. As a matter of fact, many industrial spaces turned out stunning especially with decors and despite the exposed beams and bricks. The industrial elements actually make the space look more beautiful and unique. It just depends on how to design the space. Here are 15 industrial kitchens that showcase that industrial isn’t austere.
Image: Beauparlant Design
This kitchen brings home the best of two worlds- at-home comfort with industrial flair. Through its use of charcoal colors and sheer metallic tones, this kitchen wouldn’t be out of place in your favorite neighborhood bistro.
When we talk about industrial spaces, we would always think about brick walls and black colors just like what you can see here.Image Source: Muratore Construction + Design
One wall has brick walls while the other used subway walls for the kitchen area. It is a good way to define two different areas in one long and narrow space.Image Source: Compass and Rose
A single chartreuse stool is a little ray of sunshine in this industrial kitchen for a modern and warm feel. Image Source: chadbourne + doss architects
Image: Caesarstone US
The beauty of an industrial style kitchen is that it can work with any kind of living space- but here it especially shines in this urban dwelling. Through its wide open spaces and plenty of counter space, this kitchen means business. And with its distressed wood flooring, it brings a piece of the industrial, restaurant kitchen into your own home.
Note the cabinet that looked a bit shabby added to the kitchen. Well, it just looked great in it because of its industrial feel. Image Source: Tess Fine
A stainless island would be great for an industrial kitchens. The pans hanging also adds to the decor of the area. Image Source: Digsdigs
Through plenty of storage space and seating, this kitchen is definitely made to host a crowd. Making the best of an urban space, this kitchen boasts warm lighting and lots of rich tones- from its osage furniture and a cool gray brick façade. Chrome appliances help sell this kitchen’s case- that yes, it’s industrial and it means business.
Image: Morgante Wilson Architects
Through a nice contrast of brown and white, this kitchen not only compliments itself quite nicely but is a design that would work for numerous dwelling sizes- especially a penthouse apartment. An ingenious ladder and cabinet design allows for plenty of room to stash spices and ingredients while remaining aesthetically appealing.
Black pendant lights are used for this kitchen which added some more modern touch to it. The kitchen island’s design is beautiful with is sleek lines. Image Source: Castlery
Now this one totally looked industrial with a chalkboard wall and some other elements that made it look beautiful despite the theme. Image Source: Rilane
Adding a chalkboard to the kitchen is a good idea for we can write what we need to buy or even recipes on it.Image Source: Esther Hershcovich
Image: Bamboo Cabinets
Even an unfinished (whether intentional or not) kitchen can shine, as we see here. Working well off of a brick wall, this kitchen not only tames this renovated space but through a well complimented island and cabinet set and plenty of warm, bright colors, makes this space one worth coming home to.
This industrial kitchen feels like home, through its use of dark wood flooring and wall paneling. White cabinets and an island home in on this kitchen’s inherent function, while still creating a clean and welcoming atmosphere. Even with open vents and exposed rafters, an industrial kitchen can still be comforting.
White brick walls are charmers in a kitchen. Look at how cute the space turned out even if it has that industrial feel. Image Source: Home2Us
Exposed beams and concrete are seen in the interior of the house giving it an industrial look that no one can ever resist. Image Source: Home Designing
Image: Jane Kim Design
A brick back wall and wood counter tops infuse this industrial kitchen with an old-style charm. Wire mesh cabinets on the island provide a decorative flair in a functional space.
Image: The Conran Shop
A white brick stove alcove and a sleek gray island work well for this small apartment kitchen. An eclectic mix of furniture and appliances does well to give this kitchen its own identity.
A small kitchen has some subtle industrial touches. Can you spot which of them could give that kind of appeal? Image Source: Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs
The flooring of this kitchen is really nice especially when paired with subway tiles. Lovely industrial kitchen indeed! Image Source: Egue y seta
Just a simple kitchen that is contained in a space with exposed beams and brick walls. But the kitchen furniture are modern in style. Image Source: Moss
Image: Parker House Inc.
Through distressed wood flooring and cabinets, this kitchen is almost edgy without being alienating. The counters and cabinets bring a piece of the country into what might otherwise be a harsh industry kitchen.
A kitchen is located under a mezzanine. It may be small but it does look pretty with white island and subway tiles. Image Source: Antique Market
A pop of red adds more vibe to this kitchen. Image Source: KuDa Photography
Image: Tracery Interiors
Classic cabinets and gentle lines combine the best of traditional and industry styles. Through domed lampshades and modern furniture, this kitchen is welcoming while still being stylish.
Image: Julie Ranee
This kitchen, through the use of a dark wood Mormon cabinet and beautiful white counters with slab toppings, bring the joys of country living into a stark, industrial kitchen.
A neat industrial space with white modular system in glossy finish. Image Source: iseecubed
The island and stools are industrial furniture that fits this kitchen. Since the ceiling is high, the shelves were also designed taller. Image Source: Interior Design Pro
Image: The Last Inch
This modern kitchen utilizes bright white and cream colors to give this kitchen a cheerful atmosphere. Classic cabinetry gives this kitchen a real home-like feeling. No matter the size of the kitchen, the right colors and even cabinet faces can turn any space into a welcoming, inviting room you’ll never want to leave.
Image: NAKA Designs, LLC
The most striking feature about this kitchen would have to be its bright purple cabinets and islands. It definitely creates a conversational piece while giving this kitchen a funky identity of its own. If purple’s not for you, you may want to substitute it with a deep red or blue- color can say a lot about a room and its function without too much work involved.
A wooden island is added to this kitchen which is a good place to prepare food. It has exposed steel beams and brick walls too. Image Source: Home Designing
The hood of the stove has stones around it while it used stainless steel on other areas. Image Source: Bellini Custom Cabinetry Ltd.
Image: Twelve Stones Design
Wooden beams don’t have to be intimidating. In fact, you can make the best of them with hanging lighting from them. Here we’ve got dark cabinets and cupboards, which work well with the drift wood flooring.
The wall looks lovely especially with the lighting and the shelving. Image Source: Amy Dillon (AyA Kitchens & Baths)
Image: Avenue Lifestyle
Here, we’ve got walls painted with a gentle olive, which really contribute to this kitchen’s comfortable feeling. With vintage lighting, this space is well lit without being garish. Our table, refurbished lumber as a matter of fact, works well with the rest of this kitchen, especially the beautiful beech wood cabinet faces displayed here.
If you think indsutrial spaces are ugly, you would have changed your mind just now after seeing the list above. I’m pretty sure that you have fallen in love with this kind of style because of how lovely the kitchens are. Feel free to add some modern elements in it too. Industrial kitchens need not be intimidating. With the right touches, you can convert any industrial or urban kitchen into a beautiful, usable space you’ll be happy to come home to.
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