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.

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.
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
8 Examples That Show How Loft Living Goes Beyond Just NYC
When you think of loft living, your mind may flash to the interesting lofted dwellings of New York City's Tribeca or Soho—but...
Designer Douglas Loft For Sale
An historic loft in the middle of the city of the angels.
Robert Vanselow, Loft R
“I am the most meticulous, picky person. You can tell,” says Robert Vanselow, motioning around his living room.
Jamil Malone, Loft J
“I hated Wichita.
A 1910 Apartment Transforms Into an Open, Radiant Loft
This minimalist Montreal pad relies on exposed brick and glass partitions to create continuity between spaces.
A Designer Lists Her Three-Story Live/Work Loft in Orange County For $525K
From the front of the Santiago Street Lofts in downtown Santa Ana, California, it may not look like a residence at all—due to its...
Two Film Industry Veterans Flip the Script With a Suburb-to-City Move
While many established couples prefer the calm of the suburbs, Annette Van Duren and Alan Sacks make the unconventional move into...
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.
A Renovated Apartment in Norway With a Dreamy Loft
Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.
Converted Loft Fit for a Modern Family in Copenhagen
In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...
Town House on the Edge of the Park by Loft Kolasinski
Town House on the Edge of the Park is a minimal residence located in Szczecin, Poland, designed by Loft Kolasinski.
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.
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’...
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.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
12 Lovely Little Lofts
Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home. Here are a few creative examples.
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.