An old flour mill was converted into a fascinating industrial style loft by architect Robb Studio in conjunction with Studio Gild, located in Denver, Colorado. The building was built in the 1920s, dilapidated and abandoned, the building was repurposed in 2000, converted into lofts. Originally the client was just looking to make a few updates on their 3,000 square foot home, such as cabinet hardware and an enhanced connection with the laundry and guest bath. Yet, in the end, made the decision to give the loft a complete modern transformation, creating a striking visual aesthetic with open spaces for entertaining that the homeowners could enjoy for years to come. Greater functionality, clean lines and an enhanced material palette are just some of the details that were improved.
This custom designed kitchen showcases stained oak cabinets with quartzite countertops. For the cabinet uppers, the designers installed perforated metal panels. Walls of windows adds lots of natural light into the spaces, with soaring ceilings and exposed ductwork, a truly inspiring industrial home. What do you think? Leave us your feedback in the comments section below!
If you find industrial style lofts inspiring, have a look at some of 1 Kindesign’s past features, such as Eclectic industrial-modern loft in Marina Del Rey and Industrial eclectic Brooklyn loft of Alina Preciado.
Photos: Courtesy of Studio Gild / Dwell
This modern log estate was designed as a relaxing family vacation getaway by VAg Architects and Planners, nestled high on a mountaintop in Denver, Colorado. This sprawling home features beautiful indoor and outdoor living spaces that is styled to give a resort-like ambiance. The interior features soaring ceilings, exposed wooden trusses, wood beams, exquisite light fixtures and cozy furnishings, everything you would imagine in a mountain home. Large expanses of windows in every room not only brings in lots of daylight, it also takes advantage of the fantastic views that this area has to offer. The exterior facade is clad in stone and wood logs, with serval outdoor living spaces, including a spacious outdoor deck that looks out over the surrounding mountainous landscape. This is the perfect retreat for both winter and summer vacations, with skiing in the winter and wonderful hiking trails in the summer.
Are you seeking for more great inspiration here on 1 Kindesign? We have featured plenty of mountain retreats in the past, here are a couple of our favorites in case you missed them, Contemporary mountain home in Aspen by Poss Architecture and Modern mountain home in the high Sierras: Flight House.
A floor to ceiling fireplace is a dramatic focal point to this stunning living room. Cozy seating arrangements invites family and guests to curl up and make conversation. Floor to ceiling windows invites nature in and illuminates the space. An area rug makes the space feel warm and adds texture and color.
Photos: Courtesy of VAg Architects and Planners
Morningstar Residence is a modern home with warm and rustic textures designed by Zone 4 Architects and built by Brikor Associates, located on the Roaring Fork River, Aspen, Colorado. This 5,126 square foot, four bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom home has been patterned after old European farm structures with a contemporary twist. The floor plan showcases a central core great room with glass hallways leading to the bedrooms and all additional rooms which focus on the fabulous views of the Roaring Fork River. The open plan living area is anchored to one side by a modern kitchen and a stunning massive steel fireplace on the other side. The space is connected by reclaimed timbers, concrete flooring, an award-winning lighting scheme and dry-stacked stone walls. The adjacent dining room features a dramatic wine storage wall.
This sensational property is listed for sale at $11,250,000, from here.
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The lighting throughout this breathtaking home was designed to highlight architectural forms with a minimal impact from the source. Mountain exterior lighting fixtures to the exposed structure under the decks created pools of light without the light pollution that can be caused from using decorative fixtures. Consistency of design, accents of architectural forms and materials, and ease of use was the basis for this design and the end result is remarkable.
Photos: David O. Marlow
This family treehouse can be used year round for a variety of activities. The upper deck, with stunning views, is perfect for summer picnics, while the side deck is more suited for a quiet spot to read or relax. The interior has a couch for napping, a desk for writing and working, a kitchenette and small dining area. The initial inspiration for the room was a cozy spot for hosting lunch and dinner parties… in a unique and rustic setting.
The tiny getaway is anchored to a 90 foot spruce tree on the owner’s property, and has been stabilized by several fallen/dead pine trees for extra support. The spiral stair case leads right to the front door, where guests are welcomed with an open living space. To combat the cold temperatures in Colorado, Missy installed an electrical baseboard that will help keep the timber tiny home warm.
Photos: David Patterson
This Vail Valley home was designed as a getaway for a Florida couple and their family by Worth Interiors, located at Beaver Creek, in Avon, Colorado. The home is situated so perfectly that the couple can stand on their terrace and watch the skiers come down the slopes of the Beaver Creek Resort. In addition to their stellar views, they also enjoy the generous proportions of the rambling house that was previously remodeled by architect Eric Johnson. The house had a lot of dark wood, so in the brief the clients requested a design scheme that was lighter and brighter and more in keeping with who they are. They wanted to push the envelope and go as contemporary as they could within the building envelope. The designer employed unexpected materials such as grass cloth in the bathroom to embroidered vinyl in the guest room and a silver metallic sheen in the living room. There are also other unexpected uses of materials found throughout the home such as cowhide, which has given the home a unique modern twist. Trying to still be respectful to the location and architecture, the designer employed lots of wood and stone to still give that authentic western feel.
The designers salvaged a lot of the original structures materials and re-incorporating it into the design scheme, nearly doubling the size of the home. The exterior of the home increased with an additional 2,000 square feet of outdoor living spaces. The home has three spacious bedrooms with en-suite spa bathrooms, with the master retreat having a personal deck enclosed by a privacy fence and a wonderful hot tub to really take full advantage of the outdoors.
In the spacious living room, tactile materials were selected for the space to play off the stone clad walls. A cowhide rug delineates the space and adds warmth mixed with the leather furnishings and tufted ottomans.
To give the kitchen a contemporary vibe, the kitchen island was given a black stain to compliment the existing granite countertops. Honed black granite was selected for the countertops that spans the wall of the kitchen. A beautiful hand-forged chandelier comprised of burlap and leather lacing makes a beautiful focal point to the space and creates great task lighting for working on the kitchen island.
A cozy sitting area in the master suite features a sectional for curling up to read a book. The area rug add warmth to the space as well as a great punch of color and pattern.
The master bedroom features an opulent custom wall panel comprised of leather, chrome and lacquer. The nightstand is dual purpose as a place to also sit and write or work before bed.
The master bedroom features an antique limestone fireplace that keeps the space warm on a cold winters night. A cozy sitting area flanks the fireplace to enjoy a cup of coffee and read a book.
A second “hers” master bathroom retreat features dark marble with alder cabinetry.
The entrainment room features a a leather wrapped bar with cozy bar stools, pool table and comfortable lounge space.
Photos: Kimberly Gavin / Luxe Interiors
Tucker Residence is a rustic lakeside retreat designed by Poss Architecture and Planning in collaboration with Sam Kachmar Architects, located in Aspen, Colorado. The vacation residence for built for a large family tucked in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley in western Colorado. The home features a very spacious property with a beautiful lake, perfect for spending time outdoors swimming and fishing. The home also offers plenty of space for overnight guests and lots of outdoor activities to keep guests and family alike entertained. Spread out over two levels, the stone clad exterior creates a rustic feel to the home, that is very welcoming and inviting.
A beautiful stone fireplace in the living room makes for a wonderful focal point, adding warmth and stimulating great conversation.
With multiple seating arrangements, this is a great space for entertaining family and guests. Planked hardwood flooring adds warmth to the space, while an area rug adds texture and color. A double height ceiling makes the space bright and airy, with sliding glass doors blurring the boundaries between indoors and out. Magical views out to a beautiful lake and mountains makes the outdoor patio a great place to sit and contemplate.
An open plan kitchen and dining area with seating for ten, makes for great dinner parties.
The spacious kitchen is a chef’s delight, with an eye-catching range over the island creating a dramatic focal point. Plenty of seating around the island makes a great spot for casual dining.
The master bedroom retreat offers a large expanse of windows soaking in the awe-inspiring views that looks like a painting. It also helps to fill the space with natural light and bring nature into the space. A soft, neutral color palette makes the space very calm and relaxing, a perfect oasis for a restful nights sleep.
Since the property is heavily wooded and very private, it creates the feeling of being in total seclusion. The home offers a very charming classic mountain-rustic ambiance mixed with crisp, clean interiors, perfect for modern family living.
Photos: Courtesy of Poss Architecture and Planning
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