Julius Blum GmbH, Beschlaegefabrik

21 Blum Inspirations Material basics: How to weave homeliness into an industrial st yle interior Large tex tile sur faces absorb noise, par ticular ly in large spaces. But Hanneke and Wouter decided not to use cur tains. ‘The ceilings are relatively low so the reverberation is not so bad.’ In addition, the timber construction in the sleeping zone and a large carpet in the entrance area create a warm ambience. The exposed ventilation pipes, naked concrete walls and cast floor in taupe of fer a sober contrast to the sofa and the warm metallic hue of the copper lights. • ‘Bare concrete wal ls and vent i lat ion pipes: we love the indust r ial feel combined w ith the warmth of wood.’