Thanks to Style at Home, we can see how New York-based Canadian designer Brendan Kwinter-Schwartz re-made pilot Kerry Dempsey’s 680 square foot Manhattan loft into a sleek but comfortable home.
What’s not to love?
Especially those saucer pendant lights and the cowhide-as-area rug on hardwood. Armless slipper chairs are versatile yet take up less visual space.
But don’t plan on installing those light-as-air stairs unless you want to become BFFs with members of the board of variance. As far as I know, in Vancouver you are not allowed spaces between stairs large enough for a baby’s head to fit through (about 4″ or 10cm).