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The European cousin of the Industrial Style, International Style similarly relies more on rectilinear forms, broad planes with little ornamentation and decoration, open interior spaces and cantilever construction.

However, in International Style, the steel and glass are joined with accents of wood and other natural materials to create a space that is uncluttered, simple and clean, yet offers an inviting warmth.

A more generalized explanation might be that Industrial Style gives the impression that someone took an industrial space and altered it for human living, while the International Style was designed as a very human home using many industrial components and materials.


“Brio continued to give us the same level of service even after we had to reduce our plan for a dream house to a dream cottage.  Brio fulfilled all aspects of our expectations from design and detail work with Amanda, to Jesse and company finding and using the reclaimed finishes I desired.”