I am sharing some industrial loft love today care of the new home for the industrial design group artKRAFT. Located in a former school in Budapest, it is 125 m² of rough, well-worn awesomeness, as I have come to expect from these folks. I love that they left it as one large room, with the exception of the bathroom of course :), and they maintained as many of the original fittings as possible. What a fun space to decorate and redecorate with lots of light and potential! (Photos: Csaba Barbay of Flashback Studio)
(Check out this industrial space they also designed)
A week of grey skies and constant rain has left me craving light-filled spaces and I can’t think of a better place to be than the amazing loft home of Sally Breer, founder and lead designer of L.A.-based ETC.etera. Soaring windows, industrial posts and beams, killer furniture including a Desede Terrazza sofa. I’m in heaven. Now if the design gods would only scoop my up from my sodden surrounds and transport me to this L.A. loft all would be well with my world.
Photography by Laure Joilet
Becca Casey of Becca Interiors blends the reclaimed with refined and the ordinary with ornamental. Greenwich, Connecticut based interior designer has played with light and texture against a monochromatic palette in this small Dumbo loft space that makes up in style for what it lacks in square footage. Comfortable and chic like a well loved cashmere sweater. A perfect retreat from the hectic big city life.
Hello dear owners of this apartment by New York based architecture and interior design practice Space Exploration. I was wondering if you were interested in a house swap? I really, really, really love your home and I’m sure, given time, that you will grow accustomed to mine … I hope. I guess the next best thing would be for the designers could come visit me here in Australia and work their magic on my house. Nope! I just really, really, really want this loft. The light flooding in, the high ceilings,the play of crisp white against honey floors, the textures, the art work, the furniture. I’m packing my bags and boarding the next plane!
We bandy words about in an attempt to define a style. We grab at labels to contain the mood, the feeling, the spirit of a space. I can tell you in all honesty that for this Lincoln Park home created from an old charcoal factory by Chicago-based interior designer Michael Del Piero words and labels fail me. “Industrial chic” and “rough luxe” just seem so inadequate to explain how fabulous this home is. The steel and glass windows, the roughly rendered walls, the carefully curated pieces of furniture and art, the texture in the bedroom alone. It leaves me spinning. Amazing, simply amazing.