Tag Archive for industrial

Zinc Topped Furniture

vintage and zinc furniture from quirky interiors

Now you know we like to mix it up a bit here at the Mad House, so after yesterday’s ultra-modern customised Ikea kitchens, it’s time for a little industrial vintage. Which, incidentally, I would totally put into a contemporary Ikea kitchen. I don’t know why I’m saying “would” since I have done just that but…

Industrial Furniture: Such & Such

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Industrial furniture can be tricky to bring into a home for anyone who doesn’t actually live in a warehouse. The key is to find pieces that nod to the look, or are based on the idea without being too pastiche. This sofa has done that. For those of you that have been following the ongoing…

Vintage Metal Bathroom Cabinet

vintage industrial metal cabinet

I recently wrote about a new book by stylist Joanna Thornhill which is all about tips and tricks to make your home more you. It’s aimed at those in rented accommodation and first time buyers who have no money left to buy furniture once they’ve bought the walls and roof. I felt at the time,…

Gold and Copper Industrial Stools

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An industrial stool spray painted in copper or gold metallic paint. What could be lovelier? It comes in two heights as well so you can use at a kitchen island or at the table as extra seating. There are three colours, iron, gold and copper. If I’m honest the iron would go best in my…

Mad About … Loft Style

dream loft space image by Philip Karlberg, for Swedish Elle Interiör.

I have been thinking about my loft recently. I was interviewed about the house last week and asked if there was anything I would change. Then a new friend came for lunch and, as it was her first visit, I showed her around. She asked the same question. The answer both times was that I…