Home design and decor trends are always evolving and changing just like fashion and food trends. While wrought iron is considered timeless, it’s rise in popularity recently can be seen throughout home decor to achieve multiple styles. Wrought iron can provide a beautiful and traditional old world feel; a clean, modern finish; or even a warm, inviting country style. The processes for making wrought iron were devised during the Industrial Revolution and it’s a great material to work with because it gets stronger the more you heat and shape it.
Trends in home design can reach far and wide and can be applied in almost as many ways as you can dream up. We’ve shared below some areas and products where wrought iron is being used in homes of all styles and sizes.
Over top of dining tables, master bedroom sets and even gorgeous bathtubs, wrought iron chandeliers are bringing a level of elegance and class to many homes. With a wide variety of sizes and styles available, anyone can fit this decor trend into their tastes throughout several different areas in the home. Chandeliers are even becoming popular in laundry rooms! Why not make a mundane task a little more enjoyable with a lovely accent fixture? When selecting a wrought iron chandelier for your home, it is important to consider scale and the accent features of the piece to achieve the overall look and feel you hope to accomplish.
Door Glass & Sidelights
Talk about a first impression! A front door with wrought iron detail is impossible to miss. The great part is now you can take your existing door and get Wrought Iron glass inserted into it for a whole new look. It’s way more affordable than purchasing a whole new door and gives you the ability to give your entrance an Old World look to match the rest of your home.
While most people would think of the old world style when thinking of wrought iron, even a modern look can be achieved with this versatile material. There is no need to shy away if you prefer clean lines and ultra modern finishes. Wrought iron coupled with cable is the perfect selection for a modern home. And for those who do enjoy the traditional feel of wrought iron, several different stair rail options are available, as well. Mixing wrought iron with wood can help to warm up the staircase and utilizing wrought iron alone offers a very regal and elegant look.
The upgrades that can be added to a home are truly endless. Growing in popularity over the past decade or so, pot racks are a stylish and useful upgrade that many homeowners are including in their kitchens. The wrought iron versions work in home styles from traditional to modern to country and are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit within almost any kitchen. While they are most often hung over a kitchen island, they can also be hung over a peninsula or you may opt to purchase a wall mounted pot rack that can be hung on any open wall space you may have.
The durability of wrought iron is so desirable for outdoor pieces as it can withstand various weather conditions and a lot of sunshine. Wrought iron pieces are also very heavy and can feel relaxed and casual or more classy and dressy depending on the look you hope to achieve. Because the material is very hard, placing cushions on your outdoor chairs is recommended.