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Home Inspiration: Loft Kitchens

Though I love traditional, period buildings, a little part of me has always wanted to live in a loft. A huge, light-flooded open space with exposed brick and industrial fixtures- what’s not to love about that? Especially when you consider how great some of these loft kitchens are…

From the photostream of ooh_food, I like the colourful, slap-dash feeling of this space. The units look reclaimed to me, and the bright touches are so fun:

home inspiration: loft kitchens

The feeling of this space from Living etc is traditional, but the brick and stainless steel keeps it from looking stuffy:

home inspiration: loft kitchens

I like how this modern kitchen, found via Apartment Therapy, has been tucked into the corner. The stainless steel and yellow units work well together, giving just the right mix of industrial and fun:

home inspiration: loft kitchens

This kitchen isn’t my favourite, but that wall of windows is to die for. From the same source, this space is a good example of how a traditional kitchen can work in an untraditional space:

home inspiration: loft kitchens

From Marie Claire Maison, this light-flooded space is pretty close to perfect in my book. I like the white, the wood and the modest, Scandinavian feel: 

home inspiration: loft kitchens

Via the same source and just as authentic, this loft has a completely different feel, with lots of black touches and a chic, industrial look:

home inspiration: loft kitchens


  1. cassaundra says:

    that first loft kitchen is amazing!

  2. Hilary says:

    I’m with Cassaundra. That first kitchen is just WOW. I am so over loft living after Woolwich, but this sort of space almost changes my mind. (Yes, I know my loft wasn’t *quite* the same!)

  3. Ele says:

    Yeah, the first one is pretty special. I love the wood drawers and the light fixtures, especially.

    Hil, your place at Woolwich was really nice! But not exactly what I had in mind- my dream loft has whitewashed brick walls, painted white wood floors, and huge lead-paned windows.

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