From Garage To Industrial Chic Home

What is now a cozy and modern home was once an auto garage. There aren’t many things that reveal the past of the building, except maybe a few signs displayed on the walls of the house. The home now belongs to a young couple who lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. They wanted to transform the cold garage into a comfortable home and they were very successful in their attempt.

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Their new chic pad features 2,000 square feet of living space. It has one bedroom and one bathroom plus, of course, a large dining area and a living room. In order to maintain a style close to the original, the couple chose a raw style decorated with rustic salvaged pieces and unfinished surfaces. This creates an industrial-chic look throughout the house. Although it’s not a warm and cozy space by definition, the house still feels like home.

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The couple used unexpected elements when furnishing the rooms. For example, the mudroom features two school bus seats that were used to form a bench. The dining room has as a focal point a motorcycle. In general, most of the elements used for the project were salvaged and refinished. They have a rustic feel and they give character to the space. a significant décor element is the American Oil sign that the couple found outside and mounted on the bedroom wall.