Exposed brick and stone walls have been an architectural feature of homes for generations. They have, over time, come into and gone out of favor… which often leads to these brick walls being covered for a period, then uncovered to expose the natural brick or stone, and then covered again, uncovered again… and so on. Recently, exposed brick and stone walls have regained some of their original favor and people are finding new and interesting ways to feature exposed brick and stone inside their homes.
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Many of today’s home decor and design consumers are seeking a unique blend of old and new, mixing contemporary and classic elements in a eclectic yet cohesive way. Antique furniture with modern decor accents. Persian rugs are placed in another otherwise contemporary home. These combinations have also restored the popularity of exposed brick and stone walls.
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Different Types & Treatments of Exposed Brick & Stone Walls Create Different Visual Impacts
Although any designer will tell you that marble, quartz, and the likes are definitely considered as a stone. However, for this post we’ve decided to focus on the more rustic stones and bricks and are making a comeback into today’s stylish home.
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Although some may think that exposed brick and stonework automatically creates a rustic or farmhouse look, as you can see from some of these examples… that is far from the truth.
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