No Image

Horizontal line cuts through Amsterdam loft revamped by Firm Architects

November 21, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Living area inside Reflections of the Past loft in Amsterdam by Firm Architects

Firm Architects has carefully organised zinc, mirror and brick elements to form a striking horizontal line around the interior of this loft apartment in Amsterdam’s De Pijp district. The previous owner of the loft, which is shortlisted in the apartment interior category of this year’s Dezeen Awards, had largely used it as an overspill room

The post Horizontal line cuts through Amsterdam loft revamped by Firm Architects appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Emil Eve Architects creates “sense of calm” in pale pink loft extension

September 6, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Bed and window in Narford Road loft extension by Emil Eve Architects

Everything is pale pink in this monochromatic loft extension designed by Emil Eve Architects for a house in east London. The London-based studio has used colour blocking to unite the various elements of the Narford Road loft, including surfaces, furniture and joinery. Studio co-founder Emma Perkin said the aim was to create a “sense of

The post Emil Eve Architects creates “sense of calm” in pale pink loft extension appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

CumuloLimbo inserts plywood-clad loft within UpHouse in Madrid

August 31, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
Woman in Madrid apartment

Inexpensive materials such as salvaged plywood feature in a compact apartment in Madrid that has been overhauled by Spanish studio CumuloLimbo. The project, called UpHouse, entailed an extensive redesign of a small apartment in Madrid’s Hortaleza district. The clients, a young couple, wanted to create more space by raising the apartment’s ceiling and adding a

The post CumuloLimbo inserts plywood-clad loft within UpHouse in Madrid appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Vipp Studio in Manhattan functions as both showroom and apartment

July 11, 2021 Dan Howarth 0
Vipp Studio kitchen

The owners of Danish design company Vipp have renovated a Tribeca loft that acts as a showroom for their brand and a pied-à-terre when they stay in New York City. Sofie and Frank Christensen Egelund designed the Vipp Studio as a space to showcase their product range in-situ and to live in with their two children

The post Vipp Studio in Manhattan functions as both showroom and apartment appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Space4Architecture adds skylight staircase to minimal Brooklyn townhouse

July 9, 2021 Jane Englefield 0

New York studio Space4Architecture has brought natural light into a townhouse in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighbourhood by adding a staircase topped with a skylight. Called Verandah Place Townhouse, the Brooklyn home is a late 1800s carriage house – an outbuilding originally built for horse-drawn carriages. Space4Architecture was tasked with transforming the house’s interiors for a

The post Space4Architecture adds skylight staircase to minimal Brooklyn townhouse appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Ten loft conversions by architects that add extra space to homes

July 4, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A home office in a loft

Our latest lookbook shines a light on residential loft conversions from Dezeen’s archive, including rooftop extensions on existing dwellings and apartments built in underused attics. Opening up the volume beneath the roof is a popular way of squeezing more space out of a dwelling or building. The new spaces often feature unusual geometries, which a

The post Ten loft conversions by architects that add extra space to homes appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Elena Lokastova creates bright jewellery showroom in Moscow attic space

April 19, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Moscow jewellery showroom by Elena Lokastova for Qari Qris and Moonswoon

Russian architect Elena Lokastova has turned the attic space of a Moscow office building into a jewellery showroom with green-carpeted interiors, informed by the patinated copper dome of a monastery that can be seen from the window. Lokastova was commissioned by local jewellery brands Qari Qris and Moonswoon to create the interior for this small shop,

The post Elena Lokastova creates bright jewellery showroom in Moscow attic space appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Dodi Moss designs multi-level loft inside 300-year-old Genoa building

April 7, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Slate staircase in House for a Sea Dog in Genoa by Dodi Moss

Italian architecture studio Dodi Moss has created the characterful and space-efficient House for a Sea Dog loft apartment on the upper floors of a 17th-century building in Genoa. The studio, which has offices in Genoa and Pisa, designed the apartment for a young naval engineer who spends long periods away from home, often in very confined

The post Dodi Moss designs multi-level loft inside 300-year-old Genoa building appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

TypeO Loft is a shoppable Swedish holiday apartment designed for the “new normal”

November 24, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Kitchen of TypeO Loft in Sweden

Creative studio TypeO has opened the doors to a shoppable guesthouse in southern Sweden where those wary of holidaying during a pandemic can relax in seclusion. The loft is located on the rural outskirts of the picturesque town of Ystad. It takes over the second floor of a 19th-century farmstead that TypeO’s founders, Micha van Dinther

The post TypeO Loft is a shoppable Swedish holiday apartment designed for the “new normal” appeared first on Dezeen.

No Image

Note Design Studio inserts colour-block rooms into The Mantelpiece Loft in Stockholm

June 5, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
The Mantelpiece Loft by Note Design Studio

The colourful bedrooms that Note Design Studio has slotted beneath the roof of this Stockholm loft apartment are meant to resemble “life-sized building blocks”. The Mantelpiece Loft had been purchased by a couple with two children, who were both keen to have separate bedrooms in their new home – but this proved impossible with the

The post Note Design Studio inserts colour-block rooms into The Mantelpiece Loft in Stockholm appeared first on Dezeen.