Although the kitchen in this loft apartment is small, it still has the amenities of a larger kitchen. A full size refrigerator, dishwasher, oven and microwave allow for ease in cooking, while extra counter space was created with the addition of the kitchen island. On the other side of the island, a breakfast bar adds casual seating, extending the entertaining space of this loft apartment.
This loft building in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood was originally built in 1896. It was first a bonded warehouse and later used by the Grabler Manufacturing Company who made pipe fittings. Today, its seven stories house chic loft-style apartments.
A bed is lofted above a studio apartment to keep from taking up precious space in the living area. Built-in shelving provides a storage space for books and other personal items, while a simple wall light provides lighting without adding visual clutter.
Just off the dining area, designers created a masculine, contemporary living room in this loft apartment. With two leather chairs providing luxurious seating in front of a large screen TV, this is the perfect living room space to catch a game and enjoy time with friends, and with the connectedness of the loft spaces, the party can continue throughout the home without making anyone feel excluded, extending the entertaining space of this loft apartment.
Anyone seated at this drawing table couldn't ask for better light. The windows were one of the areas the designers paid special attention to: Limestone and fir and pine beams were uncovered under all the windows. And all the original radiator covers were sandblasted and repainted in a handsome black.
This worm composter is a great way to turn kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer and is good-looking enough to occupy a mud room or pantry. Comes in gray or green. $139; Gardeners Supply Company
Designers have made the most of this compact space, including an open concept dining area, kitchen and living area. From each of these spaces, the homeowner has a magnificent view of the Atlanta Beltline and plenty of seating to entertain friends and family.
Take a subtle approach - Monochrome doesn’t necessarily mean geometric, which often springs to mind when you think of the term. This hip modern loft shows a more subtle approach to furniture placement. I love the use of contrasting black grids on the windows – it really draws your eye out.