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Habitat plus - Industrial urban

This is the masculine flip-side to Vintage Nostalgic. Like that look, it also heavily features found and upcycled pieces but they’re more likely to be salvaged from an old warehouse or wood shed than Grandma’s attic.

Beaten up leather, galvanised or rusted steel, dark aged timbers, old flags, suitcases, crates and trunks sit against feature walls of rough sawn and stained timber, concrete floors, charcoal and dirty creams. It’s a look perfectly suited to loft apartments, converted warehouses and simple rural dwellings. Unpretentious and utilitarian, with a stripped back ambiance, it’s a broody yet welcoming and enclosing look.

Colours to try: Resene Tapa, Resene Monkey, Resene Double Thorndon Cream, Resene Talisman, Resene Desperado, Resene Armadillo.

You may also feel at home as a Country Rustic, Eco Warrior or Traditionalist.

Lounge and living room
Left: Resene Treehouse stain with crates in Resene Westwood, Resene Koru, Resene San Felix, Resene Flourish and Resene Wasabi with Resene Friar Grey floor.

Wallpaper and concrete details
Left: Resource wallpaper (369043); Right: Resene Sea Fog walls.

Kitchen and treehouse details
Left: Resene Foundry kitchen. Right: Resene Cumin and Resene Treehouse bathroom.

Living and exterior courtyard
Left: Resene Foundry living area. Right: Resene Gravel courtyard.


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