Loft Living

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Octopus Publishing Group, Feb 12, 2004 - House & Home - 160 pages
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“[The] four-color photographs are not the only outstanding feature; so, too, is a very detailed narrative.”—Booklist.

Every breathtaking page here documents and displays practical ideas for decorating these spacious interiors—from a converted power plant in Manhattan’s Soho district to a renovated 18th century hayloft and cowshed. Each chapter presents a portrait of different lofts in cities throughout the world—all turned into glamorous dwellings. Lavish photographs and detailed floor plans of each home give vivid insight into how people have taken rough, utilitarian spaces and converted them into unique architectural statements.

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Loft living began as an inexpensive way to gain large spaces in centrally located urban or industrial areas and eventually became an acceptable, even chic, living arrangement. Both of these books show ... Read full review

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Vance holds an MA in art history from Christ's College, Cambridge, a diploma from the Sorbonne, Paris, and was Assistant Curator of Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

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