5 Favorites: Bricks Made Modern by

Issue 70 · Renovation and Reclamation · May 1, 2013

5 Favorites: Bricks Made Modern

Issue 70 · Renovation and Reclamation · May 1, 2013

Spotted lately: bricks used in unexpected ways (as kitchen island base, as herringbone floors, as a decorative motif): here are five of our favorite examples (OK, seven—we couldn't help ourselves).

Above: The brick hearth and mantle are surprisingly modern looking in this Norfolk barn by Carl Turner Architects.

Thomas Bendel Kitchen Brick Backsplash Remodelista

Above: A brick backsplash in a kitchen by German architect Thomas Bendel.

Above: Gray stone bricks in a kitchen from Ina & Matt Studio.

Above: Bricks function as herringbone pattern floors at this Danish summerhouse via Purple Area.

Dutch Architects and Their Houses

Above: A brick kitchen counter from Frank Visser and Mirjam Bleeker's book Dutch Architects and Their Houses.

Above: Bricks support a rustic wood column in a converted barn from Dutch design studio Ina & Matt.

Above: A minor brick detail accents the Dinesen wood floors; see our post on Walls, Windows & Floors: Dinesen Wooden Floors in Denmark.

Above: Bricks made pale with a light wash of white paint from Norm Architects in Copenhagen.

This post is an update; the original ran on July 24, 2012.



Contributions
Have an opinion? Care to comment? We'd love to hear what you have to say.