Thursday, May 19, 2011
Loft Pictures " HGTV Green Home 2011 "
Nine windows that ensconce the loft provide amazing views of the former Stapleton International Airport, the historic air traffic control tower and the Rocky Mountains, a 30-minute drive from the neighborhood. “The loft allows people to experience that indoor/outdoor relationship that is so special here,” says Infinity Home Collection’s general manager, David Steinke.
Leather poofs, which nest under the sawhorse table, serve as additional seating should a gathering move from kitchen and dining area to the second floor.
The marriage of exotic and rustic, an arrangement of bird of paradise flowers pairs well with iron fixtures.
An area rug, in soft, neutral hues and woven from recyclable nylon, grounds the room design and served as inspiration for the color palette.
Two 4-foot, dark wood console tables partner to create a platform for the flat-screen TV. “We had so much going on in the room that the console had to be discreet and disappear,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
Pillows, handwoven of ethically harvested, hand-spun Tasar silk and embellished with natural capriz shells, are paired with sweater-knit and linen pillows.
Bug 3, an oil painting by Josh Armijo, pulls in the room’s color palette.
Two kiln-dried teak ottomans with basketweave leather-strap tops are paired to create a coffee table in the loft area.
Within steps of the second-floor bedrooms, the loft area is an ideal space to convene with guests. “The sectional is conducive to everyone sitting together. I think it’s psychological: It evokes family cuddling together,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.