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.

All This Warehouse Stores Nowadays Is Impeccably Cool Furniture
A prewar warehouse in Szczecin, Poland, formerly used by a marmalade factory, is well-preserved as a loft.
A Holiday Apartment in Poland With the Perfect Mix of Vintage and Custom Furniture
Loft Kolasiński revitalizes a 1920 flat with a medley of unique and classic pieces.
This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool
Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.
This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight
An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.
This Vignette-Rich Cottage on Long Island Is Full of Rare and Vintage Furniture
Greenport Residence in New York reflects a couple’s far-reaching tastes.
Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
Nicholas Blechman, the creative director of The New Yorker, and Luise Stauss, a photo editor and art director, open their doors.
Tour a 17th-Century Paris Loft Overflowing with Vintage Items
A tastemaker brings his distinct vision to an industrial loft with a centuries-old pedigree.
A Family’s Loft in Poland Gets a Minimalist Renovation That’s Both Elegant and Functional
A comprehensive interior renovation by Loft Kolasiński transforms a 1930s-era family home in Szczecin, Poland, into a...
Buying Vintage Modern Furniture on Craigslist
One intrepid writer goes on the hunt for quality, authentic vintage modern furniture on Craigslist, with humorous (and happy)...
Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture
To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of...
Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.
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.
20 Spectacular Warehouse-to-Home Conversions
Featuring expansive floor plans, high ceilings, and edgy industrial elements, these unique designs take warehouse-to-home...
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...
This New Hotel in Poland Is a Creative Paradise
PURO Kraków Kazimierz by ASW Architects and Conran + Partners is a refreshing hotel experience that allows guests to absorb local...
Fnji Furniture
More than just beautiful pieces of furniture, the products made by Fnji Furniture illustrate the rapid development of the product...
Furniture Fascination
With designs from 14 countries and five decades inside, it may be an understatement to note that in this suburban home, furniture...
Into Danish Modern Furniture? Buy These Vintage Jens Risom Pieces Right Now
In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career.
Vintage Furniture-Filled Prefab Living Room in Upstate New York
Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New...