Use metal and wood surfaces. The use of corrugated metal for the ceiling or wall may easily give off the feel without necessarily spending for the costs of real metal. Another alternative is polished stainless steel which brings a bunker-like ambiance.
Make bookcases with industrial materials. The use of wood planks and pipe fittings to make shelving units allows for an affordable and creative industrial accent. In addition to books, old canisters, wooden barrels, and Mason jars may be placed.
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