industrial loft in new york’s chinatown


In New York’s Chinatown, perched high above the street in a 19th-century industrial loft live architecture couple Solveig Fernlund and Neil Logan. Devoted to collecting mid-century modern souvenirs, the space accommodates the open-plan, live/work environment that suits their personal, verging-on-austere aesthetic. This simple, calm oasis proves that sometimes less really is more.

The intentional decoration seen in the eclectic collection of art is casually leaning against the wall or hung in groups.

The few pieces of furniture they have are all genuine vintage designs from the likes of Charlotte Perriand, Jean Prouvé and Alvar Aalto.

The open shelves in the kitchen allow their china collection to serve as decoration and the floors were painted with grey gloss to reflect light, adding to the airiness of the space.

(courtesy of loftlife)

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6 Responses to industrial loft in new york’s chinatown

  1. Wow, I love this home. I saw it recently in UK Elle Decoration, but there weren’t as many pictures as this. Great to see some more of their apartment. Loving your blog by the way!

  2. I love love love this home!

  3. love this loft and the cool MCM vibe.
    thanks for your inspiring posts! TSF is one of my top sources for inspiration.

  4. Anyone know what office chairs those are?

  5. It’s Arne Jacobsen 7 Office chair. Manufactured by Fritz Hansen (I think).

  6. Industrial loft are interesting projetcs, because is dificult to design this

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