When it comes to the look and feel of homes, the materials used for exterior walls matter more than you might realize. But brick is unique in at least one way. Brick can be both simple and plain but also decorative and unusual. It all depends on how its used.
The most impressive brick buildings are often over 75 years old - brick houses last. But this trend is returning and contemporary houses are using the three elements of colour, texture and pattern in ways that add enduring beauty.