With its Crittall windows and scarlet brick façade, the history of Manchester’s chicest new hotel is undisputed. Housed inside a former cotton warehouse, LEVEN integrates modern minimalism with raw industrial bones – to create a fashionable retreat that is fitting for its place in the northern powerhouse. 

LEVEN is yet to welcome its first guests in October, but why wait to steal its style? Here we’ve listed our five favorite modern home decor ideas so you can live like LEVEN long before opening day.  

1. Experiment with color drenching  

Gray color drenching in LEVEN Manchester

(Image credit: Mariell Lind Hansen)

When it comes to painted wall ideas, few methods make a statement quite like color drenching.