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Steel and Its Use in Your Home: Why Steel Decor is On-Trend



Steel is a part of America’s history of industrialization, playing a part in America’s most important architectural and military designs. While steel is used in the skyscrapers dotting our skylines and used in famous structures around the country, the material has also been favored by interior designers and homeowners for its stunning look and craftsmanship.

Metal has figured prominently in homes’ interior design for years, especially in spaces that feature a minimalist, industrial, or modular design. In the mid-century modern era, steel and other metals begin to appear to make a statement in form and function. Classic, iconic, and beautiful, steel has endured as a popular decorating choice for decades. The aesthetics of steel can’t be denied and it’s why the material is ideal for a custom sign or piece of wall art.

Why Use Steel in Your Home

Steel is a durable and strong material that lasts a lifetime, yet can be molded to fit your needs. The timeless versatility of steel decor has made it so popular today for a variety of design styles.  Used in decorating, a piece of steel artwork is an ideal accent. The cool metal will look stunning with dominant and bold colors. However, it also works in white and minimal spaces. From farmhouse to industrial, decorative steel signs complement natural materials like wood and create balance and definition in any environment. A beautiful well-executed design is the perfect piece to reflect your personal style. Each piece can make a statement on your wall or draw attention to your space. You may even use steel to reflect your interests, background, or beliefs. RealSteel works with steel because of its versatility and ability to adapt to nearly any design. We work with a skilled designer to develop custom wall art that looks great, lasts, and adds a touch of personality.

Steel is Trendy for 2019

As homeowners look to refresh the look of their home, steel and other metals are leading the way. Many designers are favoring artisan fixtures and decor from local businesses. Steel fits the bill, adding an organic yet urban element to your home. Steel mixes well with other metals, like copper and brass. Unlike some metals, such as nickel or rose gold, steel is timeless and will still look fresh even when you redecorate or update your style.

Designers expect geometric shapes to flourish in 2019 and beyond. Steel is the perfect object to create intricate or simple patterns and shape, adding depth and texture to your home. Mixing and matching steel objects with bold colors or matte finishes creates a subtle sophistication. Steel is also versatile, and steel items work well as complementary objects or as major focal points of the design.

RealSteel was founded after we noticed a void in the home decor and wall art space. Steel was chosen because of its classic history in America and versatility in design. When we etch a new design in steel, we’re participating in a classic part of American industry and upholding our commitment to 100% Made-in-the-USA products.

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