Classical Columns and Naked Concrete Walls Mix in Stylish NY Loft

New York City is the place to be for creative, contemporary loft interiors, and lucky for NYC this beautiful apartment by Axis Mundi happens to be on Manhattan’s Bond Street. This eclectic living space features an intriguing mix of modernism and luxury. Earthy textured wall tiles and contemporary art are seen between the classical Romanesque columns, summing up this interior’s assorted style. Window walls invite light and the lively city skyline inside, by day and night.

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Loft Design uses Furnishings as Art

While Jayanti Lal’s Toronto, Canada loft is a study of creativity throughout; it is the laptop station that truly exemplifies the concept of furniture as sculptural forms. All white and no conceivable texture except smooth, the only visual interest is within the shapes themselves – but what shapes! The choice of a Her Chair by Fabio Novembre is a fantastic and controversial sculptural statement taken from a human casting and produced using 3D printing back in 2008 when most people hadn’t even heard of such a thing. … (read more)

Eclectic Loft Apartment in Budapest by Shay Sabag

There is so much to love about this 2150sqft river loft apartment located in the 13 district of Budapest, Hungary and overlooking the panoramic views of the Danube River. Owned and designed by Shay Sabag, the combination of industrial, rustic, glam and global styles come together into a casual elegance full of comfort and intrigue. Add to this the full iPhone control system and you have an apartment that is not only beautiful but functionally easy to manage.

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Loft Style Children’s Room

Russian designer Elena Skutova has created a very special atmosphere in this relatively small boy’s room. Designed for two brothers, the room is playful with many elements inspired from nature. The bunk bed in white stained wood is built in the shape of a tree house, with a roof and wooden access ladder. The bottom bed is turned in the opposite direction to the top one because of the reduced height between the two. From a material perspective, the room is treated like … (read more)

Multi-level Berlin Loft with Smartly Buit-in Furniture

Designed by Georg Bechter Architecture, this contemporary loft in Berlin is a very interesting project. There are many features that differentiate it from what we would generally call a loft. One of them is the fact that the space develops on many semi levels, in order make the most out of the existing footprint. The entrance is situated a the level of the living room, which is organized around a central white column dressed up in rounded white glossy panels and which integrates the fireplace … (read more)

Small Loft designed for Big Impact

Located in Toronto, Canada, Loft 002 is a small one-bedroom apartment with wall-to-wall views of the trendy King West area down below. Rad Design’s brief was to add some of that “trendy” King West vibe into this small scale apartment and with not much floor space to accomplish the client’s design aesthetic, their approach was to select pieces that where necessary to day to day living while at the same time adding in the coveted “Wow” factor. The colour palette was kept mostly neutral, allowing the odd … (read more)

Bright, Light Infused Loft in Amsterdam

Dutch architect Laura Alvarez transformed a dark, dingy, two-storey apartment in Amsterdam into this bright, light-infused loft space we’d die for. Charged with getting “rid of the dark, claustrophobic feel of the old apartment and introduce a bright loft atmosphere,” Alvarez got to work, which involved gutting the space, removing existing walls and redefining this home as a whole. The resulting space features an open-concept, 70m2 main-floor footprint with a central “floating” staircase that is as much appreciated for its practical purposes as for its sleek style, leading up to the private bedroom … (read more)

Creative Modern California Loft Design: a Box Within a Box

With some careful planning and creativity, a poorly planned, 1,100 sq. ft. loft in the historic Besler Building – a former steam-engine factory in Emeryville, California – was transformed into an efficient, livable and beautiful modern loft. It was two years in the making, with their home transformed into a gritty construction site on weekends, but homeowners and designers Lynda and Peter Benoit, (Peter a senior architect with local firm Melander Architects) took the loft from dark and dingy to open and sun soaked, with a 16 by 17 by 10 … (read more)