History: According to Annie Sloan, the industrial style started with artists, printmakers and writers moving into industrial warehouses in New York & London in the mid-1960's.
Elements of Design: "Rustic Luxe" or "rough luxe" elements include lots of textured natural elements including reclaimed wood, concrete, brick & stone, sisal, and leather. Mix textures with refined elements of glass, metal and bright, contemporary wall art.
Colours: Blues and Greys...Greek Blue, Country Grey, French Linen, Paris Grey toned with Graphite or tinted with Pure White. Accent colors: Graphite, Emperors Silk and English Yellow.
Specialty paint finishes especially suited to this design style included multiple layers of paint & stains, distressed textured finishes and oxidized metallics.
Learn to do these decorative finishes in our DIY workshops appropriate for the design style:
- Restoration Hardware Looks
- Rustic Luxe
Industrial Warehouse Style
Design Style Workshop
BYOP - "Rustic Country Style" DRESSER Chalk Paint® Technique Workshop
In response to numerous requests from our students, you will learn a specialty decorative painting finish on a small DRESSER or END TABLE with drawers so that you go home with a completed project, the top of which should measure NO MORE than 4 square feet. Rustic Country style includes lots of layers and textures to create an aged, rugged look. ...
Hardware-Cast Iron Acorn Hook in Rustic Black
Rustic black cast iron acorn hook. Available at Artworks Coeur D'Alene
Hardware-Cast Iron Acorn Hook in Rustic Brown
Rustic brown cast iron acorn hook. Available at Artworks Coeur D'Alene