Who wouldn’t want exposed brick wall in his room? It instantly makes your home pretty gorg. Accent brick walls are very trendy, modern, cool and they look perfect with any décor style.
Exposed brick walls became popular in late 1900s because many people found that it was far less expensive to expose the brick in older homes then it was to repair or replace the damaged plasterwork. Especially popular they are in modern lofts and in historical buildings but nowadays you can find exposed bricks in other living spaces too. Incorporating exposed brick brings character and raw charm into any interior space from your kitchen to your bedroom. Thanks to a wide range of warm, natural colors, exposed brick can provide high style, rustic accents or a modern, industrial feel.
If you’re lucky enough to have a home that includes a beautiful exposed brick wall, in many cases you won’t need to do anything more than show it off. However, to make sure your brick stays stunning, you’ll want to seal and protect the surface to reduce the risk of disintegration over time.
A brick wall in the kitchen is one of the most popular ideas because it can easily substitute a backsplash. This is a very budget-friendly idea that also adds style to your interior. In the living room an exposed brick wall can become luxurious eye-catchy detail and brick clad is very popular for bedrooms, especially for headboard walls.
As we said earlier, there are plenty of styles that work well with the brick wall in a room. But it is the effervescent and functional industrial style that is without a doubt at the top of that list. Industrial style and exposed brick walls go hand in glove, and with adaptive reuse of old structures becoming the norm in the world of home renovations, the brick wall is definitely here to stay.
Feeling a little brick envy now? An authentic brick effect can be created with half-brick dressing, which can be layered over an existing wall or fireplace column to give true depth and texture without dramatically shrinking the space or requiring a structural overhaul.
Check out these 54 amazing examples of brick walls done right that we found on Pinterest.