The industrial exposed beams and ductwork in this loft space show its roots, while a tiled black accent wall shows what it's up to now! Reclaimed hardwood floors create a warm, lived-in base for the space, though the accent wall continues to look shiny, modern and new.
Form meets function in this clean, modern home office. The desk provides ample space for computers, printers, papers -- anything, including art objects! Shelves display favorite and often-used books, while simple cabinets are on hand to hide items that don't need to be shown.
The covered, concrete patio features a view of the minimalist courtyard as well as the home's exterior consisting of untreated cedar siding and corrugated steel. Natural materials give the design a modern industrial look.
The kitchen and living space in this New York City studio apartment is kept spare to minimize visual clutter and maximize space. The floor-to-ceiling kitchen cabinetry provides storage while serving as the base for a lofted sleeping area, while a compact table works for dining and work.
This bathroom is exactly what you might expect in a loft such as this: spacious and without division. An open shower with a bench, surrounded by subway tiles, is the highlight of the space. A double vanity with a huge mirror promises you'll never fight for mirror space again. The all-white palette assures a fresh, streamlined look.
A spiral staircase takes center stage on the rear facade of this two-level home. Two outdoor sofas flank a modern fire pit, bringing a pleasing symmetry to the space. The horizontal fencing elements create changing patterns across the patio as the sun makes its journey across the sky.
A modern space with traditional touches: This living space is marked by the juxtaposition of styles. While the ceiling medallion, crown moulding and fireplace feel traditional, the funky ceiling fixture and furniture are anything but. A dark navy sofa and area rug bring calm color to the otherwise neutral space -- the dog invites you to join and sit for a spell!
The kitchen in this renovated 1940s Noe Valley home in San Francisco features rich, hardwood cabinets in a sleek, modern design and luxe marble countertops and backsplash. The space, located in the central part of the home is lit by a simple skylight to keep it from feeling too dark.
This spacious loft brings together industrial and modern elements to create a space that's both hardworking and luxurious. In the foreground stands an exotic wood dining table, large enough to seat ten comfortably. The armchairs themselves are padded and upholstered, thus comfortable for a long, delicious meal. Above the table hangs an ornate crystal chandelier -- an added touch of elegance in the streamlined space.
This corner kitchen area in a loft apartment feels warm and inviting, and at the same time modern and sleek. The exposed brick echoes industrial design, which is juxtaposed by the contemporary stainless steel counters and appliances and the funky modern barstools. Hardwood floors tie all the design elements together.