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.

 

49 comments

Karin J.
Karin J3 years ago

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

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Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra3 years ago

Thank you Remodelista, for Sharing this!

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Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo3 years ago

Thank you. I love the kitchen floor.

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Kay M.
Kay M3 years ago

thanks for the ideas.

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Elisabeth T.
Elisabeth T3 years ago

Very nice, thank you

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Jeni P.
Jeni P3 years ago

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

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susan k.
susan k4 years ago

Thanks for sharing!

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Dale O.

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

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Malgorzata Zmuda
Malgorzata Zmuda4 years ago

Wygląda ciekawie.

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aj E.
aj E4 years ago

nice ideas.

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