One of the restaurant design ideas many owners are gravitating to is described as the "rustic-industrial" space. These designs carefully combine elements that create an updated and finished space while strategically incorporating modern elements like silver or shiny finishes and mechanical-type elements. Rustic elements include things like wood and old factory-feeling pieces.
So, you may be wondering how can you strike this type of design harmony without leaning too far to that “old” feeling? Here are a few of our favorite rustic-industrial installations to help get you inspired.
This Arby’s restaurant combines the rough feeling of the wooden walls and tables and partners it with metal chairs and glass lighting to create a classic, yet modern-looking environment. The juxtaposing design doesn’t end there, they up the drama factor with bold red Siren Barstools paired with wooden high-top, which serves as the restaurant’s complementary centerpiece.
New Holland Brewery - The Knickerbocker
See how those tables almost appear scratched? The tattered element complements the space rather than making it look tired and old. It humanizes an area that would otherwise have felt cold. The wood ceiling also creates a nice contrast to the trendy concrete floors—creating visual interest at both the top and the bottom of the establishment.
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When designed and executed properly, a rustic-industrial design concept should never feel dated. It should resonate with your visitors as a place that will not only satisfy their hunger, but the desire to have a unique but also classic dining experience.
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