Why You Need a Little Steampunk in Your Life

“Steampunk” is a style of design that combines historical elements with old-fashioned technological features inspired by science fiction. Trends from steampunk can be found in all different kinds of mainstream furniture concepts.  The details found in these pieces are striking … Continued

Industrial Loft Meets Modern Luxe

Add a Little Va-Va-Voom to That Uber-Chic Loft Space, Will You? Honestly, if I see one more too-cool-for-school ironic hipster loft featured with an unmade bed and a bunch of stuff made out of rusty pipes and oilcans, styled with … Continued

Enjoy the Warm Side of Loft Living

Industrial Spaces Cozy Up With Wood, Seagrass and Touches of Luxe When decorating a loft, take the limits off by considering decor styles generally not seen in such a space. At first thought, a loft brings to mind industrial fixtures, … Continued

Stunning SoHo Loft

Renovation celebrates a former factory’s original details combined with new spaces, textures and materials This stunning loft in SoHo had several lives before a couple hired architect and interior designer David Howell to complete a major renovation. “This was an … Continued

A Chicago Loft Rises to the Rafters

Voluminous ceilings and immense windows were the starting point for a renovation that takes two old apartments to new heights. Sometimes, in life and in design, the only way to go is up. Thomas Riker and James Dolenc, of the … Continued

Sumptuous Sophistication for a Manhattan Loft

Except for the industrial nods and the spaciousness, you’d never guess this posh apartment was once a warehouse. When the owner of this loft, in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood, first called architect David Howell, his intentions were to sand and refinish … Continued

10 Ways to Get the Modern Rustic Farmhouse Look

Warm and collected, modern rustic farmhouses brim with casual, lived-in charm Even if you don’t live in the countryside, you’ve probably been on a road trip that meandered through farms and small towns. Somewhere in the middle, you probably saw … Continued