Grey brick, here is what is on the horizon for brick slips style-wise. The continued trend for concrete surfaces has sparked a growing rise for Grey brick slips to compliment them, substitute them and accentuate them.
We are always interested in what the next trend is, as manufacturers, product developers and retailers we need to be on target with the latest styles. Grey brick work offers a similar canvass to exposed concrete. The lack of spectral colour means that this product can be incorporated within many current design styles.
Grey Brick slips that work!
Grey brick slips are increasingly becoming the go-to material for high end interior designs. The colourings of the brick convey a utilitarian surface. A surface that gives a strong substantial and industrial feel.
Brick slips can be a way of making a monochrome design work. Often seen as cold and uninviting residential interiors which use the greyscale often divide opinion. It has taken a while for interior designers to acknowledge an already growing commercial trend. Commercial spaces and minimalist hotel chains have been championing grey design trends for some time.
With careful design and encorporation of grey brick, the greyscale can deliver striking richness and warmth. The fact that subconsciously bricks are usually warm in colour allows the mind to be lifted by the surface texture and help balance the space.
Our Grey brick slips break up the harsh and cold illusion conveyed in a grey interior design scheme,
Forgoing colour means that the brick slips and materials like wooden flooring, marble and natural stone ground the space with natural external elements.
Silver Grey brick slips
Our silver grey brick slips are actually a brown based clay, but when installed and pointed it gives a rich grey appearance. The solid colourings and light texture make for a super modern brick slip type. Whilst most contractors would point this using a light grey pointing mortar. It is worth noting that using either a natural white or dark grey mortar will help define the brick joints. This definition is sometimes required for a design scheme to work right.
Atom Grey brick slips
Atom grey brick slips are again like our silver grey, they are based around a brown clay base, but with a light chalky surface once installed they are a wonderful alpine grey in colour.
This is a very popular brick slip type for grey scale installations, having ample character, colour and texture.
The Choice is yours!
When it comes to grey scale design, keeping it simple is often key to achieving an elegant finish. Using brick slips can seem like a secondary consideration. Like any wall or floor surface brick slips provide a quality canvass for the design to be painted.
Our little tip would be, teaming black and white fixings and furnishings with grey brick slips can have a stunning effect, and is the epitome of classic chic.