Collection by William Harrison

Basement and Attic Hangouts


Sometimes creative constrictions can lead to the best results. These homes make the most out of their previously musty attics and basements.

An added benefit of installing the skylights was adding headroom over the day beds, Smith says.
There is a small workstation on the upper level of the house.
Johnson carved out a painting studio and guest bedroom from the preexisting basement.
The new 860-square-foot basement contains a bathroom and additional living space.
The McDonalds enjoy the extra space afforded by their attic addition.
Maple performs in the basement playroom. The basement windows are coated with a polycarbonate greenhouse glaze.
In the bedroom, a light by Bretford in Chicago is next to an Ikea Malm bed topped with Indian linens and folk weavings.