Loft apartments are
preferred accommodation of the modern, young and
upwardly mobile professional. The loft provides
affordably living space at the beginning of a person's
career. It is better to divide the loft into living
area and sleeping area. If your loft has two levels
make the upper level your bedroom. The living space
should be divided into area to entertain, cook and
If the loft has only one level you could use a
screen sliding doors to divide it into a living room
and a bedroom. Here are a few tips to furnish and
decorating the various rooms in your loft.
Tips for your bedroom:
Get a bed that has drawers so that have
storage space as well.
Place a large wooden box at the end of the
bed for storage.
If the floors of your loft are made on
concrete use a rug to keep your feet warm.
Invest in a table with wheels so that it
different purposes as and when the need arises.
As your visitors are likely to walk into your
bedroom keep it as tidy as you can. Use laundry baskets to
store your dirty linen.
Tips for your bathroom:
Use a colorful screen or sliding doors to
isolate it from the rest of the house.
Arrange your furniture in such a way that the
bathroom is not visible from your bed.
Tips for your kitchen:
Kitchen should be well light
Ensure you have a completely functional
Use all the space you can find in the kitchen
to store stuff by using metal racks and cupboards. Doing this
will ensure that the counter top is free for cooking and
Buy good quality utensils and appliances, as
they will last you a lifetime.
Tips for your living room:
For entertaining your guests place a rug in
the living area and place a few brightly colored throw
cushions on it. Add a coffee table to make things better.
A large table with 6 chairs would be a good
buy for formal dinners.
Arrange the sofa in such a way in the living
room that you get the best view of the city.
Buy good blinds that will keep direct
sunlight out and prevent it from damaging your furniture.
Buy chairs that you can pile one on top of
the other as they are easy to store and useful when you have a
While decorating the loft you can use raw
industrial décor, with contemporary steel and metal furniture,
cement flooring and unplastered walls. The other option is to
use French décor, with French style furniture, rugs, bright
colored cushions thrown in, huge paintings and sculptures. The
flooring is wooden or laminated. Use clean soft colors for your
walls. Remember to furnish your loft with good quality stuff, as
they should be a good investment and last you for sometime.