Is it possible to do industrial glam w/ saltillo tile floors?
lrhallpage
December 12, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I can't afford to replace the floors in my new home, and I want to create an industrial/glam (with a splash of gothic glam) look. Is it possible with Mexican saltillo tile floors? Help. I'm at a loss. Any ideas?
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Kevin Patrick O'Brien Architect, Inc.
Anything is possible! You might collect your research images and photos to define the style and direction you want to go, then start pulling together color and materials samples. Develop your "wish list" and find a design professional in your area to help guide you along! Good luck with your project!
December 12, 2013 at 3:49PM      Thanked by lrhallpage
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Lampert Dias Architects, Inc.
One idea is to find area rugs that fit your new theme and cover a lot of the saltillo tiles with these area rugs. I can see dark grey low loop industrial style rugs to define the living space and the dining space. The colors of the walls can be in shades of whites and greys with a splash of color that contrasts but works with the tiles.......
December 12, 2013 at 4:43PM      Thanked by lrhallpage
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MS Colours Inc
On the walls you do a smooth cement based plaster and have a few pieces of furniture made out of reclaimed wood or finished to look like industrial style pieces.
December 12, 2013 at 6:40PM      Thanked by lrhallpage
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kknolo
I am buying a house with saltillo tile as well. Going to move to a rustic glam or ecclectic glam plan. Was happy to see that someone else is facing a similar issue ;-)
December 30, 2013 at 12:48AM   
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December 30, 2013 at 1:57AM     
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dclostboy
I think the iron industrial look will work well with the terra cotta tiles.
December 30, 2013 at 7:23AM   
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