With the emergence of Steampunk as an interior design trend, it’s no surprise that furniture is experiencing some innovative changes. To add something eye-catching to your home, consider a piece of metal wrapped furniture. By using traditional or vintage shapes, these pieces can give a nod to the past in a way that feels both familiar and futuristic.

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Most of the pieces we’ve seen are wrapped with aluminum and steel. Some of the most exciting examples use a mix of materials. Isn’t this metal and leather chair incredible?

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These extraordinary pieces are typically handmade. By using a process called cladding, the metals are bonded together to protect the inner metal from corrosion.

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In addition to those with smooth planes, there are also ones with a lot of texture. Some used a thinner metal to create a “wrinkled” look similar to the one seen on the trunk below.

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Because of its industrial edge, these pieces are durable and ready for your next cocktail party. Don’t worry about setting drinks on them. They’re treated not to rust.

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