Warehouse Home

Warehouse Home

Industrial Inspiration for Twenty-first-century Living

Book - 2017
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As space for land development in cities shrinks and city dwellers tire of cookie-cutter apartment towers, a love for historical buildings has returned. The initial interest in "lofts" began in SoHo, New York, in the 1970s, and the love of warehouse buildings--often in attractive waterside locations--has since become a global phenomenon.

Drawing on her personal experience living in a Grade II listed mill, Sophie Bush has amassed a wealth of knowledge and understanding about which ingredients make an industrial building perfect for contemporary living. Warehouse Home is the ultimate resource for everything from how best to preserve and complement original architectural features to style ideas for adapting vintage and reclaimed pieces for modern décor.

The first section, "Architectural Features," looks at how to make the most of a space while retaining its original features, such as exposed brickwork and concrete floors. It also draws on examples of former industrial buildings across the world that have been renovated to create distinctive homes and workspaces. The second section, "Decorative Details," provides tips on how to recreate the warehouse aesthetic in any home, from repurposing pallets and breeze-blocks as furniture to transforming exhaust cones into unique lighting fixtures. A reference section provides ideas on where to source everything from furniture to finishes.

Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2017
ISBN: 9780500519462
0500519463
Characteristics: 320 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Call Number: 728 BUS

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