Concrete is commonly used for strictly practical purposes like sidewalks, driveways and building foundations. However, recent interior design trends have explored the aesthetic potential of this material, specifically in industrial design. Concrete creates raw, imperfect and inconsistent surfaces, which favours the rough, unpolished and rustic features of industrial design.
Aesthetic Characteristics of Concrete
Bare concrete is hardly turned into a focal point in interior design, which is why concrete makes for a great element of surprise. Continue reading “Using Concrete Stair Treads in Industrial Home Design”
While many people may settle with sleek and minimalistic interiors, modern industrial homeowners expose what lies beneath perfect walls and decorations with an edgy and raw style. The imperfections that other interior styles hide are what industrial designs expose. This design achieves an unfinished look by turning structural elements into home designs, providing a basic, chic and cohesive look.
The modern industrial design is becoming a trend around the world as it is used in more commercial spaces, modern homes and loft apartments. This type of interior design celebrates mechanical and engineering innovation as it combines the modern and sleek, the refined with the raw and the classic with vintage.
If you are considering building your home featuring an industrial look, here are a few key characteristics you might want to know: Continue reading “Main Characteristics of a Modern Industrial Interior Design”
Steel is often associated with strength and durability, both important qualities in structures that are expected to withstand daily foot traffic and heavy loads.
These great features of steel have made Ackworth House’s own line of steel staircases popular in New Zealand. We have seen an eager demand for our top quality steel stringers for steel stairs as they are capable of bearing significantly more weight compared to other materials. Steel is also highly resistant to warps, wear and tear, rotting and pest attacks, giving you a staircase built to last for years.
Beyond the functional advantages and durable characteristics of steel staircases, architects and designers are keen on the utilisation of steel staircases due to their architectural versatility. Continue reading “Achieve Architectural Feats with Steel Staircases”
Staircases have a big impact on defining the aesthetic look of your home. Floating staircases are one of the more stylish staircases in the market that enhance a home’s interior design. A lack of structure beneath each step creates the illusion of floating treads. This floating illusion is further enhanced by other stair features such as glass balustrades and minimalist treads. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Floating Staircase For Your Home”
The new year usually motivates people to change things up, whether it be in their lifestyle or fashion choices. Home design, of course, is no exception. The arrival of a new year signals new trends for interior designers and style-savvy homeowners alike who are on the lookout for new ways to modify homes. Continue reading “Integrate 2018’s Interior Design Trends to Your Home”
Stairs can be classified into open risers or closed risers. Open riser staircases, also known as floating stairs, have a vertical space in between adjacent treads, while solid risers are the conventional option, in which there is a solid piece that encloses the stairs between the treads. Continue reading “The Rising Popularity of Open Riser Stairs”
A modern interior is all about the style and function. When it comes to stairways, architects and designers gun for a practical addition to your property while enhancing the beauty of your home.
Continue reading “The Elegance and Classic Charm of Separare Stairs”
We love being able to add a striking feature or a sturdy, quiet beauty in our customers’ buildings. If you are looking for designer staircases, you have come to the right place. We value our customers’ satisfaction, and we want to help you every step of the way, starting from deciding which stairs to get. Here is a guide we would like to share with you on deciding on the kind of stairs you need.
Continue reading “Getting the Stairs You Need: What You Have to Consider”
The staircase can be a striking architectural feature of a home, occupying a central and highly visible position. Floating staircases are a popular choice in modern homes. With their subtle design that gives an impression of being suspended in air, these staircases add a unique and distinctive element to any home.
Here, we’ve compiled some reasons why you should consider floating stairs. Beyond being simply trendy, these architectural feats in staircase design offer both style and functionality.
Continue reading “Top Reasons Why Floating Stairs Stand Out”