LA Arts District Loft by Marmol Radziner

September 25, 2018

LA Cool

LA Arts District Loft by Marmol RadzinerThe archetypal loft apartment might have been born in New York, but this apartment shows that when it comes to effortless cool the West coast is hard to beat.

Californian architects and construction firm Marmol Radziner converted this two-bedroom apartment in a renovated toy factory in the Arts District of Los Angeles into a sophisticated open-plan bachelor's pad.  Instead of partition walls the architects used clever ways to delineate the different zones of the apartment.  The main living area, for example, is on a raised platform which creates a feeling of intimacy as well as strengthening the connection with the view outside.  The piece de resistance is the custom-made rotating bookshelves separating the living area and the master suite.  When turned 90 degrees, these create discrete openings between the two areas, allowing even more light to flood into the bedroom.  The use of dark wood, metals and leather throughout the apartment complement the exposed concrete surfaces well, creating a masculine vibe which feels warm and welcoming.

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Product Inspiration

Combine materials and style to create a cosmopolitan industrial look - check out the Utility Armchair V, the Tripod dining table and the Valet seated bench, all by Stellar Works.

Utility Armchair V   Tripod Dining Table   Valet Seated Bench

 

Go for simple, industrial style lighting such as the Hang On Honey pendant from New Works, the Roest 20 ceiling light from Karven and the Chambers chandelier from Menu.

Hang On Honey Pendant   Roest 20 Ceiling Light   Chambers Chandelier - Black

 

Sculptural, metallic accessories such as the Axonometry desk trays set from Ghidini 1961, the Flip candleholder from Car-Met and the Metrobowl New York from Frederik Roije would look great in this loft apartment.

Axonometry Desk Trays Set   Flip Candleholder   Metrobowl New York


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