16 modern homes that'll make you want exposed brick walls

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16 modern homes that'll make you want exposed brick walls

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SS15:  Living room by The Cotswold Company,
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If you've been thinking that exposed brickwork is a motif that can only look good in rustic or rural homes, it's time to open your mind, as we are going to show you a stunning collection of 16 homes, each of which have used exposed bricks to incredible effect! From kitchens through to bedrooms and everywhere in between, talented interior designers are constantly looking for new and exciting locations to showcase beautiful bricks and we really believe that at least one of these images will convince you to start stripping some plaster! Let's see if we're right!

1. This wall adds so much warmth and contrast to the white metro tiles.

2. What a gorgeous colour! It blends so well with the grey cabinets.

The SW12 Kitchen by deVOL:  Kitchen by deVOL Kitchens,
deVOL Kitchens

The SW12 Kitchen by deVOL

deVOL Kitchens

3. Organic and understated, what could be better for a master bedroom?

Master Bedroom:  Bathroom by TG Studio,
TG Studio

Master Bedroom

TG Studio

4. What a great way to draw attention to the newness of this extension!

5. Who says you can't shabby chic your walls? It looks INCREDIBLE!

Boston Light Grey Console Table and TV Unit:  Living room by The Cotswold Company,
The Cotswold Company

Boston Light Grey Console Table and TV Unit

The Cotswold Company

6. Need a little something to embellish your bricks? White paint is a real winner!

MN Residence:  Dining room by deDraft Ltd,
deDraft Ltd

MN Residence

deDraft Ltd

7. Even a small section of exposed brickwork will totally change up the feel of a room!

The Great Lodge | Large Grey Painted Kitchen with Exposed Brickwork:  Kitchen by Humphrey Munson,
Humphrey Munson

The Great Lodge | Large Grey Painted Kitchen with Exposed Brickwork

Humphrey Munson

8. We love this idea! A slice of brickwork, as a high-level border looks beautiful.

The Old School House | A Contemporary Family Kitchen in East London:  Kitchen by Humphrey Munson,
Humphrey Munson

The Old School House | A Contemporary Family Kitchen in East London

Humphrey Munson

9. In a fairly minimal room, shabby white-painted bricks are an amazing textural addition.

10. Pretty, industrial and so ordered, these white brick walls are so perfect for a home office.

11. WOW! Bricks en masse! We would definitely consider this for a new-build project!

12. Yellow bricks work so well with wooden floors to create a warm ambience.

Shoreditch EC1: Warehouse Living:  Kitchen by Increation,
Increation

Shoreditch EC1: Warehouse Living

Increation

13. White and bare bricks will always look perfect together! The contrast is just stunning.

 Kitchen by BLACKHAUS
BLACKHAUS

Girl and the cat

BLACKHAUS

14. A monochrome scheme is lovely enough, but add in white brick walls and the different textures really stand out!

15. What a great way to make the way you mount your television to the wall more of a feature!

16. We can't imagine a lovelier backdrop for a delightful dinner party than a hot red brick wall!

For more wall inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: Using natural stone on walls.

Have you been convinced to give bare brick walls a try?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd,

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