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.

White Metal Boxes Transform a Madrid Loft Into a “House Within a House”
Inspired by contemporary Japanese architecture, a converted loft in Madrid gains functionality and minimalist charm without...
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...
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’...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
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 Visual Journey Through Stockholm's Hotel Ett Hem
Many hotels have figured out how to make guests feel at home, but Ett Hem in Stockholm goes above and beyond.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
Be Inspired by This Tiny House Designed and Built by a Single Mom
A Bay Area single mom priced out of the rental market takes matters into her own hands and constructs a tiny home for herself and...
Refresh Your Countertops With These Bold, New Surfaces
Make a statement with a striking, new counter for your kitchen or bathroom.
Casper Unveils the Next Generation of its Scientifically Certified, Super-Comfy Mattresses
Six years after the debut of their iconic mattress, Casper unveils five new models to give you the best sleep ever.
One of Brooklyn’s Only Single-Family Midcentury Homes Lists for $6.95M
The Brooklyn Heights Merz House, originally home to architects Joseph and Mary Merz, is on sale for the first time since its...
The Lofting of America
It seems that everyone is vying for a bit of exposed brickwork.
Now There’s Proof That Tiny Homes Are Better Homes
New research shows that downsizing to a tiny home can cut your ecological footprint by 45%.
A Renovated Apartment in Norway With a Dreamy Loft
Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary
More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces,...
There’s a Jungle Inside This Blackened Timber Home in Melbourne
A small family's dream of a spacious entertaining home in Melbourne comes to life through a design that hinges on contrasts.
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
The Pros and Cons of White Kitchen Cabinets
There's no lack of inspiration online when it comes to airy, white kitchens, but do they really live up to the hype?