Loft Life

Whether you live in an NYC apartment, a tiny midtown cottage or a ranch-style house in the ‘burbs, creating a ‘loft-y’ design isn’t out of reach. Most of us have seen those tantalizing photos in Dwell magazine featuring urban, industrial-style loft designs and instantly envy the high-ceilings, exposed concrete columns and large windows that create a perfect canvas for this sleek, stylish, and uncluttered design style. Secretly, I can’t help hating the fortunate soul who resides there with expertly coiffed hair, stylish ‘nerd glasses’ and purposely cuffed pants showing off their perfectly polished boots. Ugh.

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Alas, you may not have the same loft-like space but you can create a cool design that is warm, inviting and super chic. We found this to-die-for dining room image on Pinterest and loved it so much, we wanted to re-create it for you with a reasonable price tag.

Our version features a gorgeous cowhide rug that sets the stage while architectural wood chairs paired with a chrome and glass table adds sweet sophistication. The room is a study in clean neutrality with a mellow ‘pop’ of amber colored accessories. A retro sputnik lamp adds the finishing touch to a space that is worthy of praise and just may land you a coveted pin on Pinterest!

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This dining room whispers, because it’s too sophisticated to yell, “Sleek and chic. Chic and sleek.” Perfect for a loft, the elegant and unfussy look starts with a warm and unique take on a sputnik chandelier with amber colored glass detail, the colors of which are echoed in the cowhide rug, credenza and tableware. The chrome table is a sleek modern backdrop for these super cool, mid-century-vibed architectural chairs. So sleek, so sophisticated, so YOU.

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