When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing options, loft spaces exemplify modern urban living.

5 Tips For Building a Loft Into a Working Space
Kerrie Kelly, ASID, shares her takeaways from building a loft to add more square footage to her office space.
5 Simple Tips for Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
If you thought you had to have a green thumb and lots of space to garden, think again.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Loft Living
These airy modern lofts take apartment dwelling to new heights.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Incredible Outdoor Spaces
Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with envy.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Lush Outdoor Spaces
These outdoor spaces from the Dwell community are perfect for warm summer nights.
Read These 5 Tips Before Buying Your Next Sofa
The design experts behind furniture brand Model No. share everything you need to know before buying a sofa to ensure it’s as...
5 Hot Tips to Remember When Planning Your Desert Prefab
Building a successful home in the desert means being conscious of the region's elements and understanding both the challenges and...
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
Avoid feeling overwhelmed when selecting new kitchen cabinets by focusing on these five tips.
5 Easy Tips From Modern Condos For Creating a Scandinavian-Inspired Interior
Here at Dwell, we love Scandinavian design and believe there's a lot to learn from all types of projects that incorporate its...
A Skinny Brooklyn Townhouse Stacks Spaces for Living, Working, and Entertaining
Motorcycles, a music studio, and more find their homes on the tiered floors of a renovation in Red Hook.
A Peek Inside a New Beautiful Co-Working Space For Creatives in Brooklyn
In a former foundry that was most recently home to Vice Media, a new members-only co-working space opens up for business,...
5 Prefab Companies Building Sturdy, Resilient Homes in Florida
These companies build stylish and strong prefab homes that make the most of Florida’s balmy weather and stand up to storms.
A Gleaming Airstream Borrows Space-Saving Tips From Boat Design
After two years at sea with their family of five, a couple continues their tiny house lifestyle by renovating a rundown Airstream.
Designers’ Tips for Creating a Productive Remote-Learning Space for Kids
For little ones attending class online, a well-designed space can make all the difference.
5 Legendary Midcentury Homes That Pushed Prefab Building Forward
From the Eames House to a progressive modular home by Jean Prouvé, these five midcentury prefabs were ahead of their time.
Discover 5 Public Buildings in South Korea Made Out of Shipping Containers
In South Korea, shipping containers have been used to build amazing projects including an art school, low-cost housing, a...
7 Tips on How to Childproof Your Living Space Without Sacrificing Design
If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a baby—consider childproofing your living space to reduce the...
5 Iconic Buildings by Kevin Roche That Shifted the Urban Landscape
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Kevin Roche passed away on March 1 at the age of 96. We look at the cultural institutions he...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Bring Lofts to New Heights
These modern loft designs are a step above the rest.
Top 5 Small Spaces of the Week With Serious Star Power
From modern sheds and tiny cabins to detached dwellings, we're spotlighting our favorite small spaces from the Dwell community...
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
Grab This Dazzling Detroit Loft in a Historic School Building For $450K
Blending the past with the present, this 100-year-old building is a treasure trove of timeless charm, modern features, and...
This Hip Hong Kong Apartment Building Nails Small Space Living
Charlie & Rose turn a Hong Kong building into The Nate—a mixed-use apartment complex with chic studios, communal living areas,...
7 Warehouse Conversions: Turning Industrial Buildings Into Modern Commercial Spaces
When it comes to repurposing old buildings, warehouses hold tons of potential.
A Small Manhattan Home Gains Space With Two Cozy Lofts
Nestled in a pre-war duplex in New York City, the historic apartment is treated to a modern makeover.
A Cleveland Designer Turns a Bare-Bones Loft Into the Perfect Entertaining Space
After going the DIY route in his Asiatown studio, Nolan Beck-Rivera spawns his first furniture line.
A Primal Space Gets a Swanky, Modern Twist in This Turkish Cave Loft
Material imperfections mimic nature in the design of this weekend getaway.
Take a Peek Inside Airbnb's New Loft-Inspired Office Space in Paris
Airbnb is all about local—and that's just what they've done with their brand new Parisian office space.
10 Go-To Tips for Optimizing Space
It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...
Building the Maxon House: Week 5
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
10 Springtime Outdoor Space Tips
This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up our outdoor spaces.
Spend Your Days Working From Home in This Handsomely Renovated Oakland Loft for $1.2M
Designed by pioneering live/work architect Tom Dolan, the open residence features a floating staircase and a street-level...
Dwell Moves Into Canopy, the Chic Co-Working Space by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi
Canopy Jackson Square is the second San Francisco outpost of a venture by designers Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi, and co-founder...
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
Located in the lively area of Georgetown, The Wing's latest outpost is a medley of bright colors, unique furniture, luxe fabrics,...

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