Soho Loft by SMH Architects Features a Modern Wrap-Around Library

Posted On Mon, December 7, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, December 7, 2015 By In Design, Interiors, Soho

Loft living is a dream come true for many lucky New Yorkers, but more often than not these sought after open spaces require some custom design work. The residents of this Soho loft wanted to add custom work to showcase their spectacular book collection, and they now share their home with this exquisite library. Designed by the New York firm Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects (SMH), the space features shelving with clean, modern lines and dramatic lights that transform the standard bookshelf into a work of art.

soho loft library, Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects

The shelves cover two of the loft walls, and a narrow plank adds a second level of living space around the lower main floor.

soho loft library, Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects

The home’s color scheme is mostly white, creating the perfect backdrop for the rustic hardwood floors, books, shelves and lighting to play the leading role.

soho loft library, Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects

The loft also includes subtle accessories like an animal skin rug, industrial lighting, and minimal furniture, part of the larger simple, tasteful, and intelligent design.

You can check out more work from Smith-Miller and Hawkinson on their website.

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