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Purple’s Picks: Industrial Dressers

If you feel more at home in the big city surrounded by concrete and steel, and appreciate the sharp, dramatic look of skyscrapers and scaffolding, chances are industrial furniture deserves a place in your home. Check out Purple’s picks for the best industrial style dressers.

White-Washed Reclaimed Scaffolding Dresser

White-Washed Reclaimed Scaffolding Dresser

Featuring reclaimed scaffolding details, this whitewashed industrial dresser has an urban farmhouse feel. The scaffolding details are made out of steel and work as sleek, minimalist dresser drawer handles. [Urban Grain]

Industrial Storage Dresser

Industrial Storage Dresser

Available with white or black drawers, this industrial dresser from Urban Outfitters is powder coated and set in a steel frame. The wooden top adds a soft farmhouse touch that contrasts well with the strong vintage-inspired frame. [Urban Outfitters]

Reclaimed Wood and Telephone Cross Pieces Industrial Dresser

Reclaimed Wood and Telephone Cross Pieces Industrial Dresser

Crafted out of cruzeta wood and reclaimed telephone cross pieces, this industrial dresser features inlaid steel for a rustic look. Tongue and groove construction make for smooth drawer movement, while a mixed variety of reclaimed wood makes each dresser unique and one of a kind. [Industrial Home]

Steel Industrial Dresser

Steel Industrial Dresser

Made entirely out of mild steel, this dresser may be the epitome of industrial design. Finished with a clear coating to protect the surface, this dresser is inspired by 1920s and 1930s designs. Six large drawers provide you with plenty of storage while small nailhead details add a subtle decorative touch. [ModIndustrial on Etsy]

Reclaimed Crate and Metal Dresser

Reclaimed Crate and Metal Dresser

A true combination of farmhouse and industrial decor, this 6-drawer dresser is made out of upcycled crates, metal, and barn wood. Each crate is truly unique, with some featuring label type and others blank due to wearing and age. [TheCratePeople on Etsy]

Reclaimed Steel and Hardwood Top Dresser

Reclaimed Steel and Hardwood Top Dresser

For a more sophisticated yet rustic take on industrial design, consider this dresser from Etsy. Made out of reclaimed wood and blackened steel, this dresser is available in six different sizes to fit your needs. [ModernReclaimed1]

Modern Industrial Steel Locker Dresser

Modern Industrial Steel Locker Dresser

Made out of solid mild steel, this industrial dresser design features sharp, sleek corners and a mesh steel locker style cabinet. Distressed to give this dresser a 1920s and 1930s vintage feel, this 4-drawer dresser offers ample storage for your bedroom. [ModIndustrial on Etsy]

What Makes a Dresser Industrial Anyway?

Inspired by everything from construction sites to city skylines, industrial home decor was first popularized in the 1900s and has had a variety of revivals since then. Industrial home decor is all about metal or steel details, distressed wood, and clean, sharp edges and details. Industrial furniture is fairly minimalist when it comes to decoration. You won’t find much in the way of ornate details. Oftentimes, you’ll see industrial decor combined with other design styles like modern or farmhouse to create a well-rounded look.

Industrial dressers, in particular, feature large, functional drawers and are crafted out of either steel, reclaimed wood, or most commonly, a combination of both. Industrial dressers feature metal or steel details, and the use of reclaimed materials can provide a repurposed flair to the piece.

DIY Industrial Wood Dresser on Wheels

DIY Industrial Wood Dresser on Wheels

Featuring metal details and rustic wood, this DIY dresser will bring some industrial farmhouse vibes to your space. Not only do wheels make this piece feel industrial, if you’re the type of person that’s constantly shifting around your furniture, it’s functional too!

[Shanty 2 Chic]

DIY Industrial Drawer Cabinet

Crafted out of reclaimed plywood, steel, and small pieces of rebar, this dresser is a strong statement piece for your bedroom.

Modern Royal Blue Dresser with Industrial Accents

This sleek modern dresser adds a dramatic punch of color to your bedroom. The metal details add an industrial finish to this piece.

For more dresser design inspiration, check out our picks for the best farmhouse dressers.

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