A tried-and-true material, brick brings texture, character, and color to any space. Use these brick wall ideas to find design inspiration for painted, distressed, and natural brick.
Blur the boundaries between bygone eras and modern living by mimicking old details. A new multihue brick wall replicates antique brick, lending authentic charm to this carriagelike kitchen. Arched windows and heart pine flooring add architectural character.
If you live in a loft or condo with brick walls and minimal windows, this one's for you. Incorporate a light backdrop to keep a room clad in dark materials from feeling too dark. Not only does this space look lighter with the help of white paint, it also appears much larger. Wood flooring and midcentury-modern furnishings give it sleek throwback style.
Give a fireplace wall an aged patina. White-painted, distressed brick lends this kitchen-living room combo rustic appeal that cozily contrasts deep charcoal cabinetry and a stainless-steel island.
Rather than hide away exposed brick, use it to create a focal point. Neutral furnishings and vintage finds are right at home with a rustic brick backdrop. A white ceiling maximizes light and helps the basement maintain its open, airy feel.