Want to transform your garden into a nice and modern outdoor space? Check out our decor ideas with corten steel , a very trendy material! Corten steel is a kind of weathered steel with corrosion or rust effect .
It was invented in the United States during the 30s of the 20th century, its production having been launched in the state of Illinois in 1946. Since that date, this kind of steel has become extremely popular not only in America. North but also in Europe.
Garden decoration with corten steel fireplace
The great success of this material is explained by the fact that it is very durable and supports all kinds of atmospheric conditions. According to the professionals who manufacture this metal, its lifespan can reach up to 120 years. Many artists, sculptors and architects choose steel of this kind because they like its unusual look. To these creators, corten steel offers the possibility to realize original facades and to make decorative objects that look very old and age gracefully.
Corten steel water fountain for garden decoration
In the decoration of a garden or similar space, corten steel of this kind can be used for staircases, fencing and earthworks. In addition, this material can be inscribed in its exterior by means of statues of different sizes, garden fireplaces and water fountains like the one in the picture above.
Corten steel garden sculpture with design by Jean Brillant
This material Unusual appearance is distinguished from other types of steel by the fact that, during its production, metals such as chromium, copper and nickel are mixed. And, while its surface seems very vulnerable, it is precisely the addition of these materials that makes the corten steel is in fact very resistant to corrosion. So, the decorative objects that are made are not only interesting but also very durable. And, in addition, they do not require much maintenance effort. To preserve your garden decoration items in good condition, it would be sufficient to submit them to a waxing procedure once a year. This will protect their surfaces and prevent the appearance of holes on the outer layer of the steel. If you are tempted by the idea of decorating your outdoor space with an object made of corten steel, you will find some interesting ideas in this collection of photos:
Outdoor garden landscaping and stairs in corten steel
Modern style terrace deco with corten steel outdoor fireplace
Modern style sculpture for garden
Mini waterfall in stone and steel
Contemporary fireplace with pebbles for outdoor
Modern style garden deco with rust effect
Outdoor design statue
Steel fireplace for small garden of modern design
Modern plant pot and patio deco corten steel
Modern style statue with rusty effect for outdoor decor
Statues in metal and corten steel for terrace and garden decoration
Steel sculpture with rusty effect
Modern style flower pot with corrosion effect
Pots of outdoor steel plants
Photo of small terrace with steel decoration
Picture of modern steel pergola
Original wall panel for modern style steel garden
Modern steel design statue with rusty surface
Decorative objects of modern design for garden made of metal
Vertical garden with modern style frame and rusty surface
Image of elegant steel garden statue
Garden landscaping with steel sculpture