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Friday
May162008

Barn conversion inspiration

Penny wrote us recently with what I'd have to say is the toughest request yet: "In the next few months, I am going to begin renovating a big barn on my property in France to turn into a "great room" (kitchen/living room). I have been trying to collect photos from magazines with modern kitchens/living rooms in renovated barns, but I have only come across a few. Do you have any such photos that you could post on your blog?" The simplest answer to Penny's question is no. But what I did find are photos of lofty spaces that are multi-purpose, that might help with ideas on layout. Penny - are you ever lucky! A barn conversion would be a blast! Hope this helps get your creative juices flowing.

Åsberg Interiör & Styling Eugeni Pons
fernlund + logan Film Locations
Gorlin Architects Nelson Kon
New York Social Diary The New York Times
Philippe Starck Shoot Factory
Style at Home Toshiko Mori
Urban Spaces William Hefner
House of Pictures Lagerlings

Reader Comments (4)

Can't wait to see the finished barn! Great finds Kim considering we are very light on barn images :)

16 May 2008 | Unregistered Commentermidcenturyjo

I just found your blog, I love it. Do you have any recommendations for places to look at different painted focal walls?

16 May 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCara

Thanks Cara! Looks like another search for us Kim.

17 May 2008 | Unregistered Commentermidcenturyjo

wonderful finds kim (is it ok to go by first name? haha) .. whenever i step into a large old barn my mind always starts to go wild with what you could do with the place... i am sure penny will end up with something wonderful.. oh.. and penny.. if you want a strong worker.. i would love an excuse to head back to france for a while.. good luck!

18 May 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdailydesignspot

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