Exposed brick walls add an aged look to the place; however there are also homes that intentionally add brick touches to parts of the interiors. A lot of people like the look which they can achieve with exposed brick walls.
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Love the wall color! Skip the red sofa and zebra print add in some dark leather Chesterfield sofas and a humidor! Don't forget the wall of bookcases that smell of rich mahogany and many leather bound books!