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November 4, 2015
Huff and puff all you want—when it comes to interior design trends, exposed brick isn't going anywhere.
Sheridan Coakley's living room featuring SCP furniture

Sheridan Coakley, owner of the London-based furnishings purveyor SCP, uses his circa-1970s home as a testing ground for the furnishings he carries in his company’s inventory. An eclectic mix of furniture keep the retro brick building from feeling too dated.

 

 

Originally appeared in An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley
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Midcentury living room with vintage furniture

This historic mid-century Spokane home features interior materials often used in exterior applications. The redbrick floor matches an outdoor terrace. 

Originally appeared in A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
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Montreal living room with exposed brick and a picture window

In this Montreal renovation, interior designer Anne Sophie Goneau highlighted the redbrick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom.

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Originally appeared in A Futuristic Apartment with a Glass-Enclosed Bedroom
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Bridge House 2 living room.

In Melbourne, Australia, architect Delia Teschendorff created a brick house when her client requested something that would fit in with its industrial environment. Interior courtyards further integrate notions of indoor and outdoor. 

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Originally appeared in On a Busy Street in Melbourne, a Brick Home Fits Three Courtyard Retreats
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Phillips 19th-century factory interior bathroom

In this converted live/work space in Geneva, New York, mottled brick recalls its past as a factory. In the bathroom, the original bricks contrast with mismatched seconds of Carrara tile.

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Originally appeared in A Design Duo Takes Over A Whole Factory
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Sheridan Coakley's living room featuring SCP furniture

Sheridan Coakley, owner of the London-based furnishings purveyor SCP, uses his circa-1970s home as a testing ground for the furnishings he carries in his company’s inventory. An eclectic mix of furniture keep the retro brick building from feeling too dated.

 

 

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