This article about heavy metal will not require you to listen to amplified guitar or wear a ripped tank top. It simply exposes the beauty of metal in interior design, outside of hardware and stainless steel appliances. I’ve encountered a number of really beautiful images of with innovative uses of corrugated metal and it reminded me of a previous article about achieving this look in your home.
This modern aesthetic may appear extreme to some but refreshing to others. Depending on the context, metal can make a space feel industrial, commercialized, cutting edge, or just simply add interest to a room. When paired with natural wood, metal takes on warmer qualities and becomes more livable. What’s even more convincing is that using metal in your interior finishes can even prove to be a cost saver. I challenge you to uncover your inner rock star and take a look at how this raw material is changing the face of design.
DIY: For around $30 you can craft a nifty headboard out of corrugated tin metal roofing. Your creative headboard problem is solved!
For those afraid to fully commit to the heavy metal look, start small with accessories. The steel Gothic carver chair and metallic wall panel makes a cultural statement in this simple vignette.
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