Today I am talking about modern and beautiful spaces and the apartment below is really one of my dream house. O
We bring to you another rockin conversion that combines a strongly white and modern driven interior with a beautiful texture filled building.filled with original wood floors, ceilings and incredible walls.
"Somehow the space age chairs and ornate Rococco gilded frames are calmed down by all the roughness of the raw timber, rustic surfaces and neutral colour palette.
Who says you can’t own a great apartment on the west coast? While it’s true that New York City may be the first place people think of when luxury apartment conversations come up, this SoMa San Francisco based loft proves that the Bay Area is home to some incredible apartments. This stunning space was developed by...
This is not an ordinary warehouse conversion, but an eccentric and unique living space. You can play basketball, hang out under your "live" tree, or go to your home office. The details are numerous and high end, and the space is large, open and bright. Wait until you see the architecturally awesome exterior!
Ahhhh....great job with the decor! The textures, tones and bones of this building are wonderful.
This beautiful, 6,500 square foot loft belongs to photographer Rob Brinson and his wife, Jill Sharp Brinson, a stylist and designer.Located in the King Plow Art Center, a former factory from the 1800s, the space is now used as a photography studio, a getaway and a crash-pad for the couple's friends and family.
When Christopher Reyes found his dream home on the southwest corner of Madison and Main Street in the early '90s, he had a hard time getting a bank to back him. "At that time, the banks didn't believe in Downtown. They considered it a dump and not worth investing in," said the former art student ....Memphis, Tennessee
Another interesting and very creative individual featured at Raw and Real Interior Design, Christopher Reyes. Artist and entrepeneur, "Reyes, the creator of Live from Memphis, a website, production company and artist-support organization dedicated to promoting local music, art, film and culture, works from his home office, separated from the loft by sliding Japanese doors made by Reyes out of greenhouse roofing material and found wooden racks."
""People always love it when they come here. I always tell them, 'It was a lot of blood, sweat and tears, man,'" Christopher Reyes
John Fetterman has never been what you'd consider a wallflower -- 6-foot-8, with a shaved head and ginormous black tats running up and down his arms, Braddock's mayor stands out in a crowd. Nor is he afraid of a challenge.
"John Parker has lived here for nearly 12 years, having originally purchased the warehouse as a shell (it was once an old army drill hall). ’I left it as raw as I could’.....do read thedesignfiles.net story!
When you see the bathroom sink you will understand my instant affection for this home, I would love to track down a similar sink for a bathroom we are remodeling, but I digress....
The cactus and airplane in the living room add tremendous appeal as well. I think the thoughtful details of the odds and ends collected and arranged are also quite charming. This is one of those spaces that offers a creative idea in any direction you turn. A very comfortable home with a sense of humor.....
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Name: Cory Andreen Location: Mainzerstraße, Berlin-Neukölln Size: 240 square meters/2,583 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years, rented Cory Andreen's large, shared loft in the Neukölln district of Berlin is at the top of what was originally a...
Wonderful kitty, great space....intro: a chemical factory during World War I, now a fully residential building, the space maintains its rugged industrial elements in its utilitarian flooring (sheets of glazed plywood), the large metal beam bisecting the main living space, and the industrial strength steel doors.
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This 2,100 square-foot, one bedroom, two bath loft located in a publisher’s print shop built in 1910, was designed and is owned by well-known designer Steven Volpe.
This conversion brings together a sophisticated design approach with fun and modern details. There is a wonderful, full size kitchen and a charming outdoor space which brings the garden into the interior. Their are beautiful, probably original aged beams throughout the home adding just a touch of a vintage vibe. The strong elements of brick bring warmth and texture to the rooms. The light, clean and modern look of the floors, counterbalances the rustic elements as do the tall expanses of white walls.This is another example of an awesome, industrial, conversion.
Do you like this home, what in particular appeals to you?
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When we talk about combining and converting old buildings it usually refers to early 1900's to mid 1900's. Originally built as a Gothic monastery in Ptuj, Slovenia, this 13th-century structure has housed soldiers, the sick, art patrons, and of course, monastics, while morphing over time into a more Baroque style.
The very modern and minimal approach to updating the functionality of the Dominican Monastery shows restraint and respect for it's 800 years of history.
"Limited by the potential for future excavations, ENOTA only worked with surfaces that had already been fully investigated -- namely, the floor. Rather than competing with or imitating the antiquity of the remaining surfaces, their sleek black design is quietly contrasting, enough to "drown the chaos" of the parts of the building in stages of disrepair."
I was unable to find out details about this house, but it qualified based on several of my criteria.
Take notice of the lovely textures of the brick walls, presented fully painted and with lovely, aged (authentic?) appearance. The floors and ceilings are wonderful wide planks, and the rustic crossbeams highlight and contrast with the painted wood above.
The important details of the bathroom and kitchen are given top priority, the homeowners are not roughing it in any way.
There are a number of images, more then usual, so enjoy my wonderful fans of the Raw and Real side of Interior Design.
I usually select an interior image, but today this photo won my heart over. The interior of this 200+ year old London rennovated warehouse has many great qualities and some outstanding design features. Take note of the dining space and it's lighting, the bathroom, the stairs and stair screen detail. Also the charm of the master bedroom and roof garden....enjoy and remember we like hearing from you.
One of Melbourne’s great former industrial buildings has been beautified by ITN Architects to become a couple of posh three-story apartments in the Victoria area.
"The space already had the great bones ...Old workbenches turned into a classically striking kitchen island, paired with new countertops and striking new elements. Minimalist efforts for new built elements such as the staircase really make a statement in the otherwise raw and slightly industrial spaces....Please leave comments.....
Name: Marco Pecota & Ilse Gudino Location: Toronto, Canada Size: 2,700 square feet Years lived in: 5 years, owned Imagining what the combined efforts of an industrial furniture designer/horror magazine publisher/film maker and a professional flamenco dancer could do with a boxy mixed-use building couldn’t even come close to the dramatic reality that is Marco & Ilse’s multi-level loft. Especially considering the fact that every inch was carefully planned in a full interior demolition and re-design by Marco himself.
Lovely, interesting and well done! "This incredible space is clearly the work of artists in their element, bringing together gothic-romantic pieces with daring industrial and Spanish flavors. Never one to shy away from bold choices...."
Easily found items such as metal-clad doors and industrial sinks for the kitchen contrast with the building’s brick exterior, playing modern against historic. Large, off-the-shelf industrial windows let light into the space, open up the interiors, and help the building relate better to the out-of-doors. Using ready-made fittings saved on budget, too.
Unlike many homes, inside this one, skateboarding and floor hockey are a-okay: For kids, that’s the stuff of dreams. For parents, on the other hand, indoor sports could be the very definition of mayhem—but in this Chicago house, it also makes for peace of mind.
Miller/Hull Partnership, an architectural firm based in Seattle, was selected for this project. Their portfolio and philosophy is impressive.
"Like many design lovers, he started young, drawing floor plans and making houses for his Smurfs from shoe boxes while growing up in Seattle. Now, living in a former warehouse in Brooklyn, his decorative instinct is to casually great pieces. “I really feel comfortable here. I’ve collected and let that collection say something about myself,” says Alhadeff. “I’ve never treated my house as an interior-design project or felt I needed to justify my belongings.”
Living in ItAt the Future Perfect, David Alhadeff sells advanced coolness. In his rehabbed Brooklyn warehouse home, he’s surrounded by it.
( It is very likely he no longer lives in this space, the story is a couple of years old. He has expanded his retail business, Future Perfect, to San Francisco and has a successful showroom in Manhattan. http://www.thefutureperfect.com/ )
Brian Patrick Flynn can burst into a building, round up a bunch of crazy flea market finds, add fabulous fabrics and lacquer and completely remake the place like a whirling dervish. Or a decor demon. You...
Becky Harris is a great interviewer....."Brian Patrick Flynn can burst into a building, round up a bunch of crazy flea market finds, add fabulous fabrics and lacquer and completely remake the place like a whirling dervish. Or a decor demon."
There are wonderful images of this 920-square-foot Atlanta loft in a former milk factory where Brian lived previously.
A take away thought from Brian:
What is your biggest design pet peeve? My biggest designer pet peeve has to be sticks thrown into a tall vase and shoved in a corner. What the hell is that?
I have my doubts about the images being from the same converted space, having said that, they are great photos each on their own. What I adore is the marriage of industrial pieces with antiques, and clean finnished wood with highly textured walls. I also appreciate the interesting accessories in the room.
London has been an inspiring architectural design scene to which New Zealand-born, London-based architect William Tozer recently added a fascinating co
Another great conversion in London! This home is very connected to it's past life as an industrial space. It has honored the raw concrete components and pipes in the design. The concrete actually makes a stronger statement in contrast to the lovely wood finnishes on the floors and doors. White walls showcase the hip and cool art choices. Overall, the incredible views of the London skyline and very modern, minimalist amenities help to create a wonderful #rawandreal home.
Holly and Steve live together in a converted warehouse in east London. Here's how they make the most of their industrial space...
This conversion was a big project for this creative couple. It was literally very physical. "The concrete in the walls is tough, with rubble mixed in,' says Holly. 'It took Steve four hours to drill the holes for our curtain poles!"
Holly offers some how to advice for converting a warehouse into a living space, she says, "decide what matters and plan around that." read the rest of their story....