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
"Rustic Luxe"" Chalk Paint® Technique Class
The "rustic luxe" trend continues to be extremely popular in modern and industrial farmhouse design. Combining natural elements such as reclaimed wood with patinated metals is HOT! This industrial style started with artists, designers, printmakers and writers moving into lofts & warehouses in New York & London in the mid 1960's. Salva...