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Inspiration Boost: create an industrial look with wallpaper

Have you always dreamt of living in an industrial-chic loft? These days it can be difficult and expensive to find a suitable property such as an old factory building, warehouse or abandoned workshop. If you’re looking for a faster and rather more budget-friendly way to achieve this dream, why not try using wallpaper to create an industrial look?


Lifelike wallpaper

Grandeco’s photographic wallpapers depict natural and well-worn materials that really are almost indistinguishable from genuine aged surfaces, actual scaffolding planks and real metal sheets on the wall. A great way to create an interior with a fabulously grungy and authentic character. The industrial motifs have a raw, robust look, but feel cheerful and characterful at the same time. Even better: wallpaper means you don’t have to deal with the drawbacks of a peeling and flaking industrial interior. Fancy a change after a little while? Not a problem!


1. Bricks, bricks and more bricks

An easy and affordable way to conjure up exposed brickwork is to decorate your walls with realistic brick wallpaper. With our brick wallpaper, your walls will look like they have been around for many years. These four photographic prints are so lifelike that you have to reach out and touch them to check if the plasterwork is real or not.



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Aged farmhouse bricks

It seems as if your walls have a whole life behind them. This motif with old bricks brings authenticity and warmth into your home. The photos for this digital mural were taken in an old farmhouse. Its beautiful soul is just a little extra


Weathered brick

Weathered walls add a touch of warmth to every home, as evidenced by our digital weathered concrete and brick design wallpaper. Combine with wood in the living room, white furniture in your bedroom or opt for an industrial style student room. Oh yes, of course artistic walls need art too!

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Unfinished brick

This print will give your walls, and by extension your whole home, an unmatchable robust look. They look just like the real thing and also save you from the disadvantages of a real, crumbling brick wall.

Red brick

Decorate your walls with this red-brick wallpaper and imagine you're in an old warehouse or loft. The red colour adds warmth and charm. In short: rough and refined.

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2. Worn wood

Walls decorated with wood bring authenticity and warmth into your home. It can be used to create different styles and atmospheres, including the industrial look of course.



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Robust planks

These timbered, horizontal planks fit both in Scandinavian and industrial interiors. Either way, your room will radiate warmth with this wallpaper.

Old plank floor

For those who love a cozy and industrial interior, our wallpaper of a plank floor is an absolute hit. With this photo-realistic wallpaper, you are guaranteed to bring character into your home.

Hint: combine with a black steel floor lamp to complete the industrial look.

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Wooden stripes

Photo-realistic vinyl embossed wallpaper of vertical slat planks adds the look of real wood  in any room. This subtly textured wallpaper featuring slatwall wood gives your walls  depth and interest. It gives your interior an industrial yet warm atmosphere. Ideal as a contempory feature wall in any room of the house.

Choose wallpaper with a brick, wood, metal or concrete motif and give your interior an industrial character in no time.

3. (Old) metal

If you think of industrial, metal is the real thing! Wallpaper inspired by metals is the perfect fit for an industrial living room because it captures the essence of the industrial aesthetic. The textures and patterns of metal-inspired wallpaper create a sense of rawness of factories and warehouses.



Metal blocks

Give your home a vintage urban look using this wallpaper with a photographic print of large, worn, grey metal sheets that look like they're nailed loosely to your wall. To create balance in your interior, combine this monochrome wallpaper with wooden furniture and soft textiles.

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Three-dimensional metal

This wallpaper with a three-dimensional image of metal sheets is not only ultra-modern, it also brings life into your home thanks to the use of shadow effects and metallics that catch the daylight.


4. Concrete texture and painting effect

Wallpaper with a concrete texture or painting effect is an excellent choice for an industrial living room as it adds to the raw and edgy look that is characteristic of this style.



Just like a painting

This abstract design on high quality vinyl wallpaper plays with brush strokes in beige and grey hues. The mural with a standard width of 159 cm can be repeated by hanging two (or more) rolls next to each other. Prefer another colour? The wallpaper is also available in pink.


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Industrial charm with concrete-look wallpaper

If you want to add a touch of authenticity to your interior, choose the Old Town wallpaper from Ciara. This wallpaper with a weathered look will create a cool, industrial atmosphere in your home.


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