A former carpet warehouse recovers splendor after a renewal that respects its roots, combining industrial and pieces with a lot of history with new custom-made items.
This loft of 170 m2 is located in a building built in Barcelona over a century ago, which was previously textile workshop. This space has kept most of the original structures and attractive unified space, all painted them white: wrought iron columns to ceiling originally black-and-run lengthwise environment, wooden beams, cut by a steel rail and the 4 meters mark open architecture.
Natural light, one of the key points of this house comes from a wall-hung windows, mostly original, ensuring that all day.
A new loft located in an ancient building – the 17th century house has been entirely renovated recently- ceiling height of 5 metres and beautiful old wooden beams.
Very cool, eclectic and personal, lateral loft space taking up the first floor of an industrial turn of the 20th century sign manufacturing workshop in Shoreditch, London.
This pumping station was built in the 1980s on an artificial island in the sea 300 metres off shore. The conversion preserves the landscape and architecture as a monument of Soviet industrial heritage.
The “A” House Loft is bold, beautiful, and daring modern design through and through. This striking black and white interior design retains just the right amount of that industrial charm.
An oasis of peace out of time in the center of Cape Town, South Africa: an unusual home set in a 19th century Protestant church.
A chic loft in New York City, somewhere on the border between Soho and Tribeca. It is bright, cheerful, modern with just a touch of old world architectural charm.
When a building such as a factory, an office or even odd spaces such as a church or a light tower are no longer used they get abandoned. There’s not much you can do with them, given their specific designs. However, ambitious architects and designers manage to revive these spaces and turn them into commercial spaces or cozy homes. This apartment, for example, is inside a former radio factory.
This loft is a rare gem located in the heart of Yaletown Vancouver. The style reflects clean, minimalistic taste mixed with industrial contemporary flair.
An amazing renovation of a Melbourne art deco house. A neutral palette,wood and brick create a beautiful and modern place.
Remove yourself from the modern world with an escape to a medieval watchtower overlooking the Carpini valley in Umbria, Italy. Secluded valleys, breathtaking vistas and a 12th century building lovingly restored with a minimalist bent. Mighty stone and wood marry with steel and glass while luxurious but minimalist furnishings reflect an austere past but a hedonist present. Moravola.
This luxurious penthouse is part of an imposing Gothic revival structure at London’s St. Pancras railway station. For years the 19th-century structure had languished in disrepair. It stood neglected until the mid-2000s, when the Manhattan Loft Corporation embarked on an ambitious renovation. But though the building’s exterior was restored to its former glory, the onset of the recession meant the interior got just a basic makeover. Until now.
The Karakoy Loft is a 180m2 penthouse belonging to a 45 year old bachelor, in the heart of Istanbul, facing an old Armenian church Getronagan, and Galata Tower on the background.
Kristan and Scott, owners of the Hammer + Spear online antique shop live in this 325sq meters loft in the Arts District, Los Angeles.
This loft is home, workshop and office in one, the latter function has been gradually formed out of the dining room table and its surroundings. Every item in the loft was part of the owners’ former’s homes – salvaged objects, antiques.
Formerly an Anglican church, the transformation of this Melbourne loft incorporates a contemporary addition and interior fit out that has been compared to a luxury 5 star hotel, oozing theatrical and artistic themes using natural materials such as limestone, marble, granite, reclaimed wood, feature mirrors and a colour palette that is warm and inviting. This multi-level home was designed to incorporate beautiful rooms that seem to merge with one another to create the most graceful and inspiring space for entertaining and enjoying the ambience of volume and light.
When I think about loft, usually it’s raw walls, industrial vibe in the middle of a city. This Toronto home shows there is another way-inspired by NY lofts.