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What is a Feature Wall and Where does it Make Sense to Have One?
Feature walls are an excellent addition to many spaces and have a diverse array of applications. From their use as a utilitarian space divider, to just simply an aesthetic enhancement, there is a feature wall for every space. From paint to wood paneling to marble and granite, the options are endless and will surely add a designer's touch to your new home or renovation. So what feature wall is best for your space? Read on...
This feature wall in a modern space acts as both a back wall for kitchen cabinetry, as well as an accent wall on the reverse. It surely adds a design appeal to what would otherwise be a plain, non-utilized wall.
This 3/4 feature wall made of wood panelling is done atop a wall that is positioned to facilitate the transition from one space to another. Even something as mundane as an "in between" wall can be made aesthetically interesting.
In what appears to be a master bedroom, this 3/4 feature wall encloses the closet, without blocking off the entire space from the skylight from above, adding to the openness of the room.
This feature wall acts as a separator between the hallway and living room. The rich burl of the wood would add a depth to any space.
This feature wall made of reclaimed wood is not functional, but adds nice detailing to this powder room.
The stonework of the fireplace extends from the floor to the roof in what is without doubt a successful application of a feature wall.
This is a traditional feature wall, where the drywall of this old home was removed to expose the brick, creating a lofty feel.
This is a more traditional feature wall, with full length wood panelling. It adds warmth and character to this space.
This feature wall does not encompass the entire wall, but acts as an interesting design element that grounds the woodwork from the ceiling and creates a sense of continuity.