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Brick Wall in Modern Interior Designs

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There are many options nowadays with the decorative materials for the walls to choose from that are used in modern interior designs. However, if you are the one who is bored by simple drywalls, then the brick wall could be an option to give a new blast to your room. Even if the brick wall has its origins in a medieval era, it is amazing how it can fit also a classical and an extremely modern room. More, a brick wall is suitable for any kind of room.

It is just another brick in the wall, Pink Floyd may say. However, the samples you will see do not match at all the negative sense of the wall from the psychedelic song. On the contrary, interior walls with exposed brick, stone or concrete make a statement for men’s freedom and love for nature. Originally, interior bricked walls were specific for basements, towers or citadels. Nevertheless, modern art consists in the tradition retrieval, by adapting it into a contemporary manner; conform to our actual needs and tastes.

Brick Walls as Room Divider

Brick walls can be a very appealing accent feature and they have the profit of being easy to integrate in almost any type of décor, regardless of the style. Brick walls tend to have an industrial or rustic feel but, when combined with other impacts, they can adapt and be a part of the whole décor.

There are many ways in which you can combine them in your interior décor. For example, it can be very interesting to have a brick wall used as a room divider. It is a nice feature that becomes a part of two rooms and it can be joined in two different ways. Use it to separate the kitchen from the dining room or the hallway from the living room. It is a feature that looks best in common or social areas and not in private spaces such as the bedroom or bathroom. There the surrounding is completely different and other features are more suitable.

As Room Divider

As a Room Divider

As Room Divider

As a Room Divider

Brick Arch

You can also create a gorgeous arch between rooms. The hallway could surely benefit from exposed brick walls as they are a transition space and do not necessarily have to match the rest of the house interior. The kitchen is also a great place for brick walls. They help make a warm and casual atmosphere but without being too cozy because of their texture and composition.

Brick Arch

A Brick Arch

Brick Fire Place

One of the most common ways of using bricks and brick walls is by integrating them in the design of the fireplace. It is a classical image and it gives you that coziness that most people are trying to achieve. Brick walls are usually used as accent features and they usually complement smooth white walls.

Brick Fire Place

A Brick Fire Place

Matching Colors to a Brick Wall

Replicating in a way a corner of nature, the brick wall, does not really fit any color. If you choose to garnish one of your walls with this accessory, you should know that a brick wall goes best with the other walls painted in grey and brown hues. Another variant of the brick wall is the one that imitates not the ancient style of wall, but the visible brick from the façade of modern buildings.

Grey Hues

Grey Hues

Brick Wall and Wood

This style also signifies a metaphor, by suggesting the invasion of the urban space into the private, domestic one. Another natural material, which can be used with taste in combination with a brick wall, is the wood. Some panels or beams will amplify the wanted effect of unfinished work, of wildness and liberty of all constraints. A brick wall is also very suitable for fitting a fireplace. With a little specific design, a brick wall can make your bedroom look like a sanctuary, and due to its immediate connotations it will be a sanctuary of love.

Brick and Wood

Brick and Wood

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