Some Like It Warm: Brass in Design

With the reappearance of brass in design over the last few years, a shift in tastes has clearly taken place from cooler metals that almost evoke a sentiment of sterility to yellow-toned brassy shades that were popular during the Victorian era.

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A pop of color delivered through a bold art piece is complimented with some brassy tones. via Lonny

This trend quickly faded with the Art Deco movement but was resurrected by figures like Gio Ponti and Milo Baughman come Mid Century, as mentioned by The Wall Street Journal.

In our eyes, anything brass can do no wrong, and we love the idea of infusing warmer metal tones in doses. Here’s 5 interior spaces that do a fantastic job of infusing shades of brass:

 

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A spiraling brass staircase in the library of a home designed by Kelly Wearstler. via Elle Decor
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A brass coffee table sits in front of a tufted taupe sofa. via Elle Decor
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Brass paired with brass. via Harpers Bazaar
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Wall sconces are tied into a styled table surface with the placement of a brass lamp. via Vogue
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A brass etagere is positioned against a bold navy wall. via Decor Pad

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xoxo, True

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