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...
Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage With a Custom Cabinet Wall
A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.
A Renovated Apartment in Sweden Boasts Sunny Yellow Storage Walls
Lookofsky Architecture has revived a 1920s apartment with egg yolk-yellow accents and a series of multifunctional, storage walls.
Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.
Magnetic Walls, and Storage Made Sexy
When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn for Ricky Kenig, the...
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 Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.
Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation
A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape
North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.
8 Creative Alternatives to Expensive Wall Art
These budget-friendly artwork selections can instantly add personality to your home without breaking the bank.
Airbnb Cancels the Great Wall of China Contest
The Beijing Yanqing Cultural Commission puts a halt to Airbnb's plans to host guests in an ancient watchtower on the Great Wall...
No Walls Were Knocked Down in the Making of This SF Pad
Materials and furniture transformed the layout of this San Francisco house, without the need for dramatic structural intervention.
10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.
An Artist's Dining Room in Valencia Has Fringed Paper Walls
Paper artist Pierre Pozzi uses his signature material to wrap the dining room walls of his home in Valencia, Spain.
Glass Walls and Wooden Screens Strike a Balance in This Mexican Home
Two contrasting facades on this concrete abode in Querétaro City embrace the outdoors without compromising privacy.
Living Walls
A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed Pompidou Centre that wears its insides on its outside (pipes, ducts, all the 'ugly'...
The Writing's on the Wall
New York-based designer Sherwood Forlee, through Quirk Books, has produced the Walls Notebook, where everything you write is an...
Fantastical Walls
The larger-than-life, exuberantly patterned wallpaper by the Paris studio Minakani Walls makes me want to decorate my house like...