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A New Spin on Brick

A New Spin on Brick

Spotted lately: bricks used in unexpected ways (as kitchen island base, as herringbone floors, as a decorative motif). Here are four inspiring examples.

Above: A brick kitchen counter from Frank Visser and Mirjam Bleeker’s book Dutch Architects and Their Houses.

Above: The brick hearth and mantle are surprisingly modern looking in this Norfolk barn by Carl Turner Architects.

Above: Bricks function as herringbone pattern floors at this Danish summerhouse via Purple Area. Do you how to differentiate this pattern from others? Visit Chevron and Herringbone: Spot the Difference to learn.

Above: A minor brick detail accents the Dinesen wood floors; see Remodelista‘s post on Walls, Windows & Floors: Dinesen Wooden Floors in Denmark.

Do you love bricks? If so, visit Remodelista‘s Room Gallery to see more.

 

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11:04AM PDT on May 31, 2013

sad that i don´t have the space to realize this :D

7:43AM PDT on May 30, 2013

Thank you Remodelista, for Sharing this!

12:55AM PDT on May 30, 2013

Thank you. I love the kitchen floor.

12:05PM PDT on May 25, 2013

thanks for the ideas.

5:11AM PDT on May 25, 2013

Very nice, thank you

9:18AM PDT on May 24, 2013

i always prefer the natural look and you can never go wrong with brick or wood can you ..thanks for sharing

5:08AM PDT on May 24, 2013

Thanks for sharing!

7:57PM PDT on May 22, 2013

Enchanting, there is often a very warm and welcoming feel to both brick and wood.

12:49PM PDT on May 22, 2013

Wygląda ciekawie.

9:41AM PDT on May 22, 2013

nice ideas.

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