This loft-style kitchen has a retro vibe without feeling dated. Designers Cortney and Bob Novogratz updated the space with contemporary cabinets and stainless steel accents including a two-tiered island that brings purpose and functionality.
Painted a dark charcoal gray that grows more mysterious as evening approaches, this fully outfitted wet bar keeps entertaining essentials close at hand while floating stainless steel shelves keep decorative items at a safe distance.
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.
The open-plan, two-story living room centers on a large L-shaped sectional in bright white, hugging an immense metallic coffee table. Loft-style second floor space overlooks the room with seamless glass walls for safety and clear visual space.
For this small, loft-style powder room, HGTV Star contestant Crisermy Mercado took a minimalist approach and used a neutral color scheme with splashes of bright hues here and there. The floating vanity helps increase square footage and makes the space appear sleeker.
This loft-style living room has modern furniture juxtaposed with industrial elements. An exposed brick wall is featured and used to display a framed portrait of a man's face. The burnt-orange sofa, black and chrome chairs and a black entertainment center have sleek, clean lines.
This loft-style dining room features an eclectic vibe, blending a rustic farmhouse table with traditional brown leather armchairs at either end. Wicker chairs are positioned on either side of the table, while a vibrant yellow art canvas adds a modern touch. A mini lampshade chandelier finishes the look of the space.
A loft-style bed is made with yellow sheets and can be accessed with a wood ladder. Supports for the bed are made with dressers and shelves, which are used to display and store books, photographs and toys. Beneath the bed is the perfect homework nook complete with a chair and lamp.
Loft-style living demands cabinets with an industrial edge. Because Atlanta homeowners Sy and Nyvette Gray needed to fill a vast space and create much-needed storage, they selected kitchen cabinets from Ikea. They worked with designer Iesia D. King for their loft decor, and the minimalist cabinets even bring out the grayish tones of the aged exposed brick.
An outdoorsy boy's bedroom can't help but be fun with this large camp house-style loft bed and cozy reading nook below. A funky rug, pillows, and paper cardboard moose head add a modern whimsical touch.
If you love the open flow and exposed structures of loft-style spaces but don’t happen to live in an actual loft, no worries: It’s easy to give any room in any house an industrial edge. In the living room of a midcentury house, for example, designer Michelle Lord left the ceiling beams beams and metal ducting exposed and hung open shelving created from plumbing pipes and reclaimed wood.
Contemporary cabinets and stainless steel accents highlight this functional loft-style kitchen with a two-tiered metallic island. Industrial-style orange pendant lights bring a pop of color to the space while a beautiful arrangement of red roses add warmth. The far wall is decorated with a black and white photo collage, adding an element of surprise and visual interest to the space. Hardwood flooring anchors the space and gives it a cozy feel.
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in a tree house? Resting just above the kitchen, this loft style master bedroom designed by Tennessee-based Incredible Tiny Homes references the exterior’s aesthetic with its evergreen details such as the tree branch railing, natural wood floors, and the continuation of the reclaimed wood beams. The botanicals and muted amethyst pillows provide accents of color; making the space cozy and conducive to peaceful slumber.
It’s not surprising to find that art features heavily in this home, a unique loft-style apartment in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. In the living room, a single oversized piece by painter Erin Lynn Welsh stands out against the exposed brick wall, taking full advantage of the home’s industrial stye. A mid-century modern side chair in pale pink and brass was a vintage find that helped to bring the look of the space together.
Among the hallmarks of loft spaces are their size and the visibility of materials that might otherwise be hidden or treated to a smooth finish: metal pipes and ductwork and well-worn wood flooring, for example. Architect May Sung explains how she used these elements to loft-style look: “In this kitchen, we utilized proportion and texture to create interest to the space. The texture of the reclaimed wood juxtaposed next to the industrial element of the table legs created warmth and coziness, emphasized by the over-scaled ceiling pendant.”