Adjoining houses, renovating an old build, or simply stuck for an effortlessly-cool living room design? An exposed brick wall could solve all your problems. Whether you’re after the look of the Mediterranean, cool, relaxed and rustic; or a Scandinavian-inspired, low-key background peopled with bookcases; or an industrial haven perfect for sipping drip coffee amongst fur throws and stove piping, exposed brick is the medium for you. Classic red brick explores warm and tasty segues to the kitchen. Cool grey provides a subtle backdrop for your individual style. Take a peek at our crafted selection of inspirational examples.
Let the outdoors in with these red brick walls, fold-away French doors and simple white couching.
Make your inside seem outside with an exposed brick wall beside a climb-worthy tree. Sculpted wooden furniture and high-ceilinged doors create a natural oasis. The IDNPOKER give this space a mid century modern vibe.
Use two-tone brick in shocking white and natural red. Line books on one side for scholarly interest. The comfy chaise lounge chairs tempt you to curl down with a book!
the most of a sloping roof with an exposed brick feature wall greeting
the eye. A solid white ceiling and black painted floor add dramatic
your industrial barn in a wall all in brick. This exposed wall winds
down the staircase, across the fireplace and into the mood of a modern,
Make white walls interesting with one in exposed brick. An array of framed artwork tricks the visitor’s eye into conformity – at first glance. The modern accent chair really stand out here as well.
distressed brick wall need not be painted or smoothed. Let its
character shine with dainty crafted décor, like this mustard couch and
fanned cane chair.
difference to muted colouring with exposed brick walls draped in white
chiffon. Interspersed windows break up dark block furniture and open up
Let exposed brick make a stand in LED-framing. A round circular light sets the stage for quilted block futons, nesting coffee tables and a grey bamboo rug.
Exposed brick in grey need not be boring. This industrial loft lets its textures do the talking amidst fur and skin throws, a roaring modern fireplace and metallic accents. The long swing arm wall lamp helps add interest to the vertical space and also acts as a good reading lamp.
Scandinavian style suits exposed brick perfectly. This light-grey
beauty creates a dreamy feel beside a powder blue couch, wooden dining
set and floors.
Draw the viewer further in with a triptych on your brick. Terracotta and taupe seating add a contemporary, rustic feel.
Replicate a London train station with exposed brick surrounding a wide circular window. This unique design frames the rest in white with pops of planting. The plants atop the modern coffee tables bring life to the design.
and grey are lightened by this LED-lit, exposed-brick wall. Blending
into a door, its lighter hues act the feature against darker and more
Combine exposed brick in an eclectic space with wooden, fur and tiled accents. A low-hanging chandelier and iron railings set finishing touches.
Extend brick to your living room and kitchen, as a segue design feature. Red brick lined with white sets off a chrome lighting centrepiece and stark tiled floors.
Long, lean wall panelling mixes with wood, tiles and suede in this wide-windowed look in exposed brick.
your inner hipster with iron bar railings on a red brick wall.
Suspended iron cages make squares against a chequered window frame.
Make it light, bright and art deco with exposed brick in white. Pops of orange juxtapose against a white, artsy room.
an urban jungle with an array of green aside distressed brick. Grey
shafts of walling, seating and plant pots mix the concrete with the
Exposed brick shafts open up another room in this homely design. Comfy couches in teal and grey add warmth on polished wood.
man’s room acquires style with exposed brick, lined wood and patchwork
tile flooring. Grey-green French panelling and a papier mache partition
construct a cosy vibe.
Let French windows light red brick in a full-width exposed wall. Lower lights lift up wooden beams and block colour furniture.
Coat a whole room in brick, with a feature wooden panel. Dark curtaining and built-in shelves widen the space.
Lavish your living room in the feel of a Swedish sauna. These mini-bricked walls glow orange against a wooden floor. The low-height modern coffee table adds to the overall sleekness.
exposed brick wall with splashes of paint gains traction in this
design. Eclectic, homely and full of personality, it suits the
your wall with words on exposed charcoal brick. This illustrated quote
makes a modernist statement beside a leather couch and indoor trimmed
coats this exposed-brick room, complete with written-on wooden
panelling. Sepia prints and red metal chairs create an artist’s studio.
a white space brighter with painted brick. Light eggshell tones create a
contrast with cage lighting, white wooden floors and touches of fur.
urban loft is amiss without brick. Paint it in a distressed-looking
white, and pepper it with black for a unique living room.
the old fireplace and coat it in white. White exposed brick changes
shape amidst light concrete floors, grasshopper lamps and draped
exposed-brick fireplace can add a modernist touch. This version teams
thick black joinery and wooden panelling with grey couches and a
Make a statement in black-and-white brick. This modernist column balances out firewood storage and a flat-screen TV.
Don’t have existing brick? These faux-brick options in red, white and distressed colourings achieve the look without blowing the budget. Peel them off and stick them on for an easy and safe industrial or Scandinavian living room look.
Several faux-brick options are available online, for a cost-effective and easy-peel solution. Try brick veneers, dry-wall, wallpaper or decals to create a short or long-term design solution that looks like the real deal.
Source: Home Design