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Wednesday
Nov292017

Chocolate brick is cool again

I knew the day would come when chocolate brown brick was cool again, when hipsters would embrace the bain of the 70s and 80s, re-inventing and re-invigorating the humble little brick. Those of us who lived through its last incarnation gladly waved goodbye to the light-sucking, prison-like boxes that were often made from it ... but not now. It's back and it's bold and bright. It's all in how you use the little blighter. Welcome back chocolate brown brick! Dolce Lane house by Klopper & Davis Architects.

Reader Comments (6)

While it does work out in the garden, the chocolate brick STILL looks heavy and light-sucking in the internal spaces. Just imagine each wall covered with plain white render and suddenly the rooms open up and become bigger and brighter.
29 Nov 2017 | Unregistered CommenterBlanders
It's beautiful on the outside. As I recall from my '70s memories, inside it tended to have a glossy ceramic glaze.
I like the exterior lighting here.
29 Nov 2017 | Unregistered CommenterTaste of France
Wow beautiful!! love it.......
29 Nov 2017 | Unregistered Commentermandala tapestry
Sooo many plants!! LOVE
30 Nov 2017 | Unregistered CommenterEdgar
'A' for persuasion effort, Jo but...nup...still don't like it.
1 Dec 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDeb
It is still ugly. This home without it woud be a dream.
2 Dec 2017 | Unregistered Commenterombia

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