Industrial chic is a hot trend at the moment, take it one step further to Steampunk styled elements and you’ve hit a recently popular subculture of design. While the sometimes cold and overtly masculine stylings can be a bit overwhelming, the reality is that the popular Steampunk style tends to lean toward the heavier, bulkier look it can also be tamed and tailored to a more feminine look.
If industrial living is your thing, or you’re looking for a way to live with, and not fight against your built space’s current architecture– our below images will inspire your next design move. Steampunk is all about the science-fiction-y 19th century utilitarian visuals found all over. Anything that lends itself to machinery, industry and the likes can loosely be defined as “Steampunk” and there’s always one million and one ways to apply a particular style. See a few of our favorites below and tell us which is your favorite.