DIY Industrial Design and Interior Decorating For Urbanites

The many things to do with pipes!

The many things to do with pipes!

 

Elegant, minimalist, industrial-style decor is growing in popularity. Clean edges, metallic colors and old-school materials are being utilized to craft a factory-like look in living spaces. A favored material in this type of design is metal piping.

Today, famous designers and DIYers are bolting pre-arranged gas and plumbing pipes to walls and ceilings to create light fixtures and shelves, for example. And for good reason: pipe is cost-effective and an easy design material to work with. Plus, let’s not forget, it looks cool.