A walk through space at the top of the staircase, the loft offers a cozy respite from the home's active first floor spaces. A place to congregate, read a book or catch up on a favorite TV show, the loft boasts a clean, uncluttered design theme. "The colors evoke a more masculine feel," says interior designer Linda Woodrum. "I thought it was a nice contrast to the living room."
To conserve square footage, architect Mike Stauffer eliminated hallways in favor of pass through spaces. Furnished and cozy, the loft makes use of what would otherwise be wasted space.
Connected to both guest and kids' bedrooms, the loft area provides a space to kick back, relax, and connect with friends and family before retiring for the evening.
Bold graphic prints pair well with cool lime green upholstery fabrics. Making use of every inch of space, the leather sofa opens out to a full sized sleeper.
Designed to resemble inverted chain hung pendant lights, table lamps provide just the right mix of industrial meets nautical.
The chandelier's wispy paper diffusers resemble sea birds in flight.
A rustic chest of drawers provides storage and tabletop surface to display a 40 inch LED TV. A sepia tone photo on fine art paper by Jacksonville Beach artist John Kuss draws the eye.
With a color palette directly connected to views, the loft proves both rich and understated. "It's a very clean, tailored masculine vibe," says Linda.