Originally published in November 2011, Peter Benoit's loft renovation features a light-filled living room. The douglas fir clad storage "box" is on the right as a full height bookshelf. The low maintenance cacti in front of the Design Within Reach sofa are a must for Benoit and his wife's black thumbs.
Olivia Martin is the managing editor at Dwell. Growing up in a 1905 Victorian fostered her love of architecture, design, and unpredictable floorboards. Aside from organizing articles flying around the Dwell office, she can be found wandering in vintage clothing stores or coercing her roommate into various decorating schemes for their apartment.
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