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...
A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture
A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.
18 Smart, Space-Saving Interiors in Tiny Homes and Apartments
These compact residences employ clever storage solutions and thoughtful hacks for multifunctional living.
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...
Filled With Color and Pattern, This Eclectic Apartment Brings a Little Madrid to Warsaw
Polish interior designer Anna Koszela designed this Warsaw apartment for a Spanish expat lawyer who wanted an abode that would...
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.
Fnji Furniture
More than just beautiful pieces of furniture, the products made by Fnji Furniture illustrate the rapid development of the product...
The Lofting of America
It seems that everyone is vying for a bit of exposed brickwork.
Furniture Fascination
With designs from 14 countries and five decades inside, it may be an understatement to note that in this suburban home, furniture...
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist’s Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A rookie designer, a veteran builder, and an artist eschew the traditional and join forces to create a singular residence in...
A Renovated Apartment in Norway With a Dreamy Loft
Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.
Modern, Lofted Beds For Tiny Spaces
For the spatially challenged, think vertically: lofted beds make every inch count.
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
This Modern Loft For Sale Will Have You Dreaming of Berlin
A converted attic in a turn-of-the-century building in Berlin’s Charlottenburg neighborhood asks over $4 million.
A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors
Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.
An Artist’s Loft in Miami Displays an Eye-Popping Collection of Vintage Furniture
Artist Christopher Florentino’s Ghost Loft is a delightful mix of midcentury treasures, Pop art, and Japanese design.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
A Midcentury 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.
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...
Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft
Drawing inspiration from game design and the whimsical geometries of M.C. Escher, architecture firm CHA:COL designs a...
A Dreamy Loft in Prague With Castle Views and an Onyx Moon
Step into a bright and airy apartment that shows how important the smallest details can be.
This Tiny Warsaw Studio Instantly Changes from Office to Playroom
Using multifunctional furniture, an apartment in Warsaw rearranges at a moment's notice.
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted...
Sleek, Modern Loft Apartments For Sale in a Heritage Neighborhood of London
An impeccable apartment building brings the steel-and-glass sleekness of modern architecture into a historic London neighborhood.
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
A Tiny Hong Kong Apartment With a Tree House-Inspired Loft
A tiny apartment in a Hong Kong high rise is named Mini Tree House Residence after its little lofted bedroom.
Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage With a Custom Cabinet Wall
A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
Editor’s Letter: Focus on Furniture
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's October 2016 issue.
Dwell 24: Samson Furniture Design
Trained as an engineer in aircraft repair‚ Canadian furniture designer Samson Wang‚ 30‚ brings his knowledge of physics to...
DIY Furniture Ideas for Modern Makers
DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.
Before & After: This Portland Loft’s Pink-Hued Makeover Deserves a Standing Ovation
An artsy retiree’s new downtown digs combine industrial details with plush textures, serene colors, and statement-making fixtures.
Furniture Designer Spotlight: La Chance
An enterprising duo mines their respective creative and business backgrounds to create a furniture collection with French roots...
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.

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