Posts Tagged ‘loft living’

Donald Judd’s loft at 101 Spring Street

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

This is artist Donald Judd’s loft in Soho, maintained as a museum and open for viewing after recent restorations. It was one of the first artist’s lofts in Soho – not to mention in New York – and is now almost the paradigmatic example of loft living. Judd bought the entire 1870’s industrial building for 70,000 in 1968 and moved in with his family.

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Floating furniture.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Maybe this is another version of the indoor swing, I don’t know, but there’s something magical about suspended furniture. It’s by architect Robert Bernstein and was profiled in the NYT style section a while back. Bernstein says “if people walk into a space and it makes them smile, it opens them up,” which seems true.

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