Monday, December 17, 2012

EVE Team Finds: Industrial Decor

Looking for a last minute holiday gift for the hard-to-buy-for friend? Consider a timeless piece of industrial decor! 

Made of materials that are built to last such as steel, chrome and iron, objects of this particular style convey a sense of history while maintaining a metropolitan look that blends well with today's modern decor.

Antique dress form, funretro
Casters and bells, What's New On the Mantle

Schools, libraries, offices and factories - places where we grew up and our ancestors worked. These are among the sites from where much industrial decor has been salvaged. These places give the pieces history and sentimentality despite the oftentimes hard & mechanical materials of which they're made.

Vintage school desk, 86 For the Home

Industrial table fan, Ani & Rose
Lucerne dairy crate, Mary Beth Hale

Water pump, Tangle and Fold

French fry cutter, Happy Swoon Vintage

Metal box & key, Wretched Shekels

Not all industrial pieces are salvaged antiques - many of today's newer handmade items are industrial-inspired and make unique gifts.

Bookends, Orange Door Cottage
Newsprint flask, The Hair of the Dog

Steampunk necklace, Professor Sprocket

Train station clock photograph, parrjosh


ReconGirl said...

I personally LOVE industrial vintage, and unfortunately we don't see a lot of it in my area. Thanks for sharing these great finds!

Miss Magpies Shoppe said...

Love these great finds, especially the newsprint flask :)

HilltopTimes said...

Industrial is definitely IN and gorgeous, and such a grand statement these pieces can make, and I love it! And I love this blog! Great post.

Story Tellers Vintage said...

I love the mix of old and new! Great finds :)

shaun mohr said...

I really love this post Jaime! Well done and thank you for including us :)

Niftic Vintage said...

Sensational finds Jaime! I can't get enough of industrial...literally, you should see my pile, must get to cleaning it up so it can be listed.

Kathi said...

I want it all !!! Great finds Jaime, it just makes me want to go shopping.

Whimzy Thyme said...

Fantastic! I love it. Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful finds.

gazaboo said...

Love the industrial look! Great post!

Wicked Darling said...

What a wonderful mix!!! I LOVE it!! Great post!! :)

Chiara said...

What a beautiful selection! Love!

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