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.

12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home.
A Renovated Tribeca Loft with Skylight
American history lives on in a family’s Tribeca, New York, loft after a renovation by a couple of enterprising architects.
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
A Mid-Century Manhattan Loft
When you're running a company out of your home, you'd better hope you've got the space to keep everything in its place.
Designer Douglas Loft For Sale
An historic loft in the middle of the city of the angels.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Cutting Up a Mini Loft in Los Angeles
Los Angeles–based architecture firm Tag Front faces the future of downtown living with an apartment that melds the compactness of...
Industrial Style Heaven in this Boston Loft
Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.
Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture
To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of...
Get the Look in This Tribeca Loft
A Manhattan loft brings in a lot of natural light and indulges in an array of wood details, from furniture to flooring.
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Robert Vanselow, Loft R
“I am the most meticulous, picky person. You can tell,” says Robert Vanselow, motioning around his living room.
Tour an Insanely Stylish NYC Loft With Major Scandinavian Vibes
If you've ever experienced true inner-city living, you'll be all too familiar with the concept of editing.
Modern Lofts We'd Love to Call Home
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy.
Bright Colors and Sleek White Oak Fill This Playful Lake Tahoe Loft
Designer Vicki Simon’s creative brief for a gut renovation she took on in Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley came from the homeowners’...
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.