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.

A Crafty Storage Wall Helps Define a Designer Couple’s Brooklyn Loft
A birch plywood table that the homeowners built inspires a functional wall that separates living areas and provides much-needed...
Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft
Drawing inspiration from game design and the whimsical geometries of M.C. Escher, architecture firm CHA:COL designs a...
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,...
My House: A Creative Couple’s Live/Work Loft Is Full of Sunny, Southwestern Vibes
Bay Area makers and entrepreneurs Jimmy Brower and Damien Merino fill their desert-inspired home with work by local artists to...
Magma Books Bring Creative Thinking to Life
Look inside some brilliant sketchbooks from Magma that carve out a creative niche for themselves.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
Peek Inside This Wallpaper Designer's Whimsy London Home
Wallpaper designer Sian Zeng invites us inside her dreamy apartment in Greenwich, London, and shares secrets about her design...
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
A Fashionable Couple Remake Their Brooklyn Brownstone With a Sartorial Twist
An enterprising couple turn their talents toward their Brooklyn residence, where period details meet a sartorial sensibility.
A Brooklyn Couple Rehabilitate a 19th-Century Duplex
A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of...
An Updated Historic Loft in Manhattan Is Listed For $4.5M
Housed within an iconic pre-war building in SoHo, this airy abode is packed with history and design.
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive overhauls a loft duplex in a turn-of-the-century former paper factory in Brooklyn.
A Creative Couple Build a Home and Art Studio on the Edge of a Brazilian Forest
Architect Rodrigo Simão gets carte blanche to design a home and studio for an empty-nester couple in Petrópolis.
Rent One of These Stunning Lofts in a Converted Brooklyn Church
Nestled in a 19th-century church and school, these Bushwick apartments feature cathedral ceilings and Gothic details.
A Creative Couple’s Redwood-Clad Home Draws In Panoramic Bay Area Views
Elizabeth Paige Smith and Christopher Stringer’s hilltop retreat is a lucent gem on an impressive perch.
Lenny Kravitz Brings His Singular Brand of Glam to a New Toronto Hotel
Bisha Hotel & Residences gave Kravitz Design free reign to design the entire seventh floor, and the results are appropriately...
This Mexico City Apartment Building Brings a Historic Home Into the 21st Century
A restored townhouse in Mexico City’s trendiest neighborhood anchors an eight-story apartment building to its surroundings.
This Stunning Suffolk County Home Brings a Modern Twist to a Historic Area
In the historic hamlet of Amagansett in Suffolk County, New York, is where you'll find the lovely “Lanes,” a set of...
A Careful Renovation Brings a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
A Historic Saloon Gains New Life as an Airy Courtyard Home in San Francisco
A thoughtful redesign transforms a difficult Historic Resource property into a light-filled sanctuary for entertaining,...