Intimately Industrial: finds for the home

Long before it’s inclusion on the hot-home-trends list, we’ve been fans of the industrial take on decor. While many stellar spots for food or fashion in our city have adopted the style, it seems that the majority of residential spaces have – until recently – remained more traditional. Adding well-worn metals and woods, alongside warmer textures and finishes, allows a layered feel with depth and personality. We’ve been pleasantly surprised on recent sourcing trips to see a wide variety of shops carrying items that can easily create a more urban-rustic feel in your space; check out our finds below and keep your eyes peeled at your local vintage or even thrift stores for accessories that will compliment (think vintage trunks that you can add casters to for a coffee or side table, or unassuming worn metal objects for bookends).

The display table at JNBY on West 4th - ultra cool, but custom made and not available in Canada. Boo.
A close-up shot of the airliner-inspired metal and finishes of the display table. *love*
The "Gurney" table from Industrial Revolution on South Granville (; iron base and glass top. $1,746.
Rustic iron caster wheels complete the industrial feel (and allow for easy movement of the table!)
The "Tractor Chair" iron stool, also from Industrial Revolution; starting at $299.
The seat swivels to allow you to choose the ideal height.
The "Flatiron Dining Table" from Restoration Hardware (; the super industrial metal base and wheels with a natural wood tabletop has been paired with softer, more traditional chairs for a great juxtaposition. $1,895 for the table.
This raw metal bottle holder and vintage-inspired teal bottles are a fabulous way to insert the industrial feel in a smaller dose; set this on your dinner table as a unique way to serve wine or water to your guests. Also available at Restoration Hardware, bottles from $39.95.
Cast iron fishing weights from Restoration Hardware ($119 for the set of 4) are a super cool addition to your decor - use them as paper weights on your desk, bookends on your shelf or simply grouped as display.

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