Tiny Backyard

Industrial style backyard for tiny home

Industrial Style Backyard

Most people are now embracing the tiny home concept. They are happily settling in tiny homes as a lifestyle change. Although many tiny home structures measure less than 300 sq. feet, you can still design them into stylish and innovative homes. Some tiny homes are set up on backyards. Making the interior décor of your tiny home industrial style based, you can still incorporate some industrial style ideas into your tiny house backyard. It sounds challenging because industrial style design wasn’t usually applied to the outdoor setting.

The industrial home design is usually applied to old renovated buildings which were used for other purposes other than living residences. Such as warehouses, factories and other commercial uses, the possibility of having a lot of outdoor space was not as high as with other interior décor styles. But with a bit of creativity we can come up with outdoor industrial designs

I have done my best to come up with outdoor industrial designs best suited for tiny houses. These ideas will serve you good if you are looking for some ideas or inspiration for your tiny house backyard.

Metal in industrial styled backyards

The industrial style has its roots from the age of machinery and factories in the past. The beauty of the recovered metal pieces speaks volumes about the relationship between form and function.

The reason this style pieces can work in a backyard is because they contribute an unexpected element. When placing these metal items in your backyard keep in mind they have to form a relationship with the outside space. They must beautifully combine with rock and plant.

You can also consider the possibility of metal sculptures to create an unusual interest in your backyard for your tiny house.

Gabion walls in industrial styled backyard

You can design gabion walls which are metal walls filled with stones and even pieces of colored recycled glass. This interesting and stylish way of using the metal cage and gabion walls to design your backyard creates a high contrast illusion to your tiny house backyard.

Industrial style furniture for your backyard

When choosing your backyard furniture it’s essential that you put into consideration how you use your tiny house backyard. Do you host visitors or do you prefer to sit outside and bask in the sun.

When choosing backyard furniture pick items that are durable and well built without compromising on comfort and style. Your furniture should also be able to withstand the elements. Choices include wood and metal.

Industrial style wood furniture is a classic, natural choice that will compliment your backyard. Choose a wood type and color that harmonizes with your outside space. It doesn’t mean an exact match but having enough similarities to create the right illusion and texture.

Industrial style metal furniture is the most versatile of all materials for backyard furniture. Mix wrought iron pieces together with modern pieces to create a unique style. Wrought iron has a beautiful industrial style look suitable for the backyard. Furniture made from wrought iron is heavy and makes it more appropriate for benches and tables. Use anti rust treatment on your furniture to maintain them.

With the different ideas mentioned you can design your tiny backyard space into a stylish and elegant industrial style design that will create interest and make a statement.

Ken Walker
the authorKen Walker
My name is Ken Walker and I am on a journey to shrink my lifestyle. I truly believe that the best things come from living outside of your comfort zone. And in this case, living off-grid in a tiny home. Join me by following along.

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