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...
Before & After: A Cluttered London Maisonette Gets Loads of Storage—and a Cat Climbing Wall
Atelier Baulier rearranges a cramped, Victorian flat, adding fun finishes and built-in cabinetry, including a cat-friendly...
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.
How Much Should You Spend on a Wall Sconce?
Wall sconces are versatile, space-saving fixtures that can act as functional art in the home.
This Japanese Home With Earthen Walls Was Inspired by Sandcastles
Instead of dumping excavated soil, ADX used it to build a new home for a client recovering from the 2011 earthquake.
Walls of Windows Connect a Home With Earth and Sky
This home connects to nature with a design that appears to both hover over the landscape and rise up toward the sky.
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.
Walls of Glass Transform a Hillside 1956 Duplex in California
Two architects transform a modest midcentury home, incorporating walls of glass that yield 180-degree views of the San Francisco...
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.
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...
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Picture Wall
We show you how to build a modern, customizable picture wall in this step-by-step guide and video.
Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation
A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.
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.