Our choices in home design are often influenced by nostalgia the neighborhood that we grew up and live in and of course the architects and artists who touched our lives. Having spent most of their lives in New York in a period when ‘loft renovations with distinct industrial style’ were the hip trend this retired couple wanted a similar residence in Oregon.
Spread across it is the second-story loft that was turned into a unique living space with a style that borrows heavily from an era gone by. Vintage at every turn large windows that mimicked “1930s steel-framed factory windows” exposed steel surfaces and concrete additions helped transform this old building into a sensational loft home.
A small dining area in the corner with Eames Molded Plastic Chairs in white and a kitchen visually connected with the landscape outside complete the lower level. A large wooden deck outside offers a cool sitting area that allows the homeowners to enjoy the relaxed ambiance while their favorite blues tunes stream out of the house.
The townhouse revamp brings together the old and the new and gives the home spread across several levels a more modern appeal. Yet the ambiance of the interior is distinctly industrial with glass metal and brick being used heavily throughout.
The design of the Black House Blues and its remote location allows the residents to play their favorite tracks loudly while the large living area integrated with the top level lets them enjoy the songs from every corner of the home.
If you have ever been to the city of you will be pretty familiar with those lovely Victorian homes of the city that seem to be neatly stacked up next to one another. This gorgeous seems just like another one of those many elegant houses from the outside but step inside and you will see a completely different world!
With a roof garden and to power the house it is a lot more energy-efficient than it seems. With an additional guest apartment a model-train room and other facilities downstairs this is a renovated residence that completely bowls you over with its charm!