Big City Digs: Contemporary West Village Loft

With a nod to the the strong lines of the steel windows and the abundance of light coming through them, designers from Art Home Garden mix contemporary furnishings and a soft color palette in this hip New York City loft. 

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Photo By: Nick Glimenakis

Neutral, Urban Living Space with Wall of Windows

This open, urban living space is bathed in sleek sophistication, with a stocked wood and copper bar forming a focal point at one end. Vast windows open the entire space to the sweeping city view, bringing in loads of natural light. A custom sofa is clean-lined and inviting.

Custom Bar in Contemporary Urban Dwelling

A custom wood and copper bar creates a showpiece in the great room of this sleek and urban apartment. A wall of windows bathes the space in natural light, while reflective surfaces further the impact of light in the space, giving it an open, airy feel. The great room has a view through the galley kitchen to the colorful breakfast nook beyond.

Hammered Copper Bar in City Apartment

Hammered copper forms the detailing in this custom wood bar, which is surrounded by plush, gray tufted chairs. The dark wood tones help ground the ethereal space, which is bathed in natural light from the long wall of steel-encased windows.

Custom Bar, Wall of Windows in Contemporary Great Room

A wall of steel-encased windows opens this city apartment to its sweeping view, meanwhile bringing in loads of natural light. A custom bar occupies one corner of the open-concept living space, while a custom sofa takes advantage of the view.

Modern Fireplace in Neutral, Urban Living Space

A custom marble fireplace frames an 80-inch flat-screen TV, forming this modern great room's pièce de résistance. A low, custom sofa serves as a perfect spot for TV watching, lounging and enjoying conversation while taking advantage of the sweeping city view.

Modern Fireplace in Open-Concept Great Room

The sleek, modern fireplace in this urban dwelling creates a low-slung, horizontal line that's echoed in furnishings throughout the space. A custom sofa provides a perfect spot for watching TV and enjoying the vast city view. The room's wide-open concept incorporates a living room, dining room and bar.

Contemporary Living Room with Layered Textures

From the sheer draperies to the geometric rug to the mix of pillows, pattern and texture pack the design punch in this neutral, contemporary living room. Gray and cream hues dominate the space, allowing the colorful cityscape outside the broad windows to draw the eye. A custom marble fireplace sets a modern tone.

Contemporary Great Room with Soft, Shimmery Palette

Neutral colors and soft, metallic finishes contribute to this city apartment's airy, sophisticated feel. A custom bar with copper accents is a functional focal point. Structural columns delineate the "rooms," while an open floor plan allows the urban space to live large. A tray ceiling adds dimension and creates options for mixed recessed and cove lighting.

Gray, Modern Dining Room in Urban Apartment

A custom 12-foot dining wood and aged iron dining table is surrounded by an elegant mix of upholstered seating, including an oversized pair of klismos-inspired chairs that bookend the table and give it visual weight. The cluster chandeliers and convex mirror emphasize the room's curves and connect with a crescent-shaped structural column that delineates the space.

Contemporary Dining Room with Soft Sheen

Boule chandeliers glimmer against the Phillip Jeffries wallpaper in this sleek New York dining room. Curves dominate the space, found in the lighting, the round mirror and the soft curve of the chair backs. The sheen of the fabrics and wallcovering reflect the light that enters the space through massive steel-encased windows.

Galley Kitchen in Streamlined, Light-Filled Apartment

A sleek galley kitchen features marble countertops, streamlined cabinetry and glass subway tile. With a sunny breakfast nook at one end of the kitchen and wide-open great room at the other, the design of this New York apartment is oriented to take maximum advantage of the views outside the plethora of floor-to-ceiling windows.

Urban Breakfast Nook with Cheerful Chairs

Tangerine chairs tuck neatly around a modern Saarinen tulip table, bringing punch to this urban breakfast nook. The space is just off the kitchen and on view from the great room, adding color while taking advantage of the home's sweeping city views. The galley kitchen is sleek and functional.

Modern Dining Nook with Tangerine Chairs

A trio of tangerine-colored Knoll dining chairs surround a petite Saarinen tulip table in this sleek, urban dining nook. The grouping, topped by a modern halo pendant, is situated to take advantage of the view and create a pretty vignette that's on view from the great room and galley kitchen.

Soft Palette, Symmetrical Design in Master Retreat

Philip Jeffries wallpaper sets a neutral backdrop for the metal bird sculpture that hangs above the custom bed in this urban master retreat. A pair of mirrors creates a symmetrical arrangement that hugs the bed, which is situated to take maximum advantage of two walls of windows. Custom draperies add pattern and privacy.

Symmetry Rules in Contemporary Master Bedroom

Two tall mirrors frame the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams bed in this restful bedroom, resulting in a symmetrical arrangement that adds harmony while reflecting light. The soft palette of blues and grays is serene and peaceful, offering rest from the busy urban landscape outside the windows. Custom draperies bring a punch of pattern to the otherwise neutral space.

Gray, Modern Master Bedroom with Navy Accents

Horizontal lines and a restful palette of grays and blues make for a peaceful urban retreat. In this modern master bedroom, a two-tone, custom floating shelf with drawers balances the mounted flat-screen television, perfect for viewing in bed. A wall of windows frames the sweeping city view.

Modern Bedroom with Stunning City View

Steel-encased windows run from floor to ceiling on two sides of this modern, urban master bedroom, giving it a breathtaking city view. Variations of gray, blue, silver and gold dominate the color palette and provide a restful contrast to the urban din outside. Custom blackout curtains add pattern as well as privacy.

Gray, Contemporary Master Bath with Built-Ins

This contemporary master bathroom features a drop-in soaker tub and luxurious marble finishes. Dark wood accents on the vanity and built-in shelves bring warmth to the clean, neutral space. A round mirror adds interest and reflects light above the tub.

Gray, Contemporary Guest Room with Sleigh Bed

A tufted sleigh bed is accented by a pair of Mid-Century-inspired table lamps in this contemporary guest room. Wallpaper on an accent wall adds depth to the space, while sheer curtains filter light from the massive steel window.

Neutral, Contemporary Guest Room with Sitting Area

A reclaimed wood dresser and wall-mounted television create a functional sitting area in this urban guest bedroom. Broad windows offer breathtaking views.

Natural, Neutral Palette in Restful Guest Room

Natural and ivory tones are accented by geometric patterns in this serene and neutral guest bedroom. A play of textures creates interest in the space despite the monochromatic color scheme. A mix of lighting brings added softness to the room.

Contemporary Guest Room with Herringbone Wallpaper

Tone-on-tone herringbone wallpaper sets the stage for a perfect night's rest in this neutral, contemporary guest bedroom. Bedding is soft and neutral, while wood and brass accents add warmth to the light-filled space.

Cream and Gray Bedroom in City Apartment

Creams and grays create a soft, pleasing atmosphere in this urban guest bedroom. The bed is placed to take advantage of the view through a pair of tall, steel-encased windows. Sheer curtains filter light and add to the softness of the space.

White Guest Bath with Gold Accents

Subway tile is laid in a modified brick pattern, adding interest to the white walls of this sleek, contemporary bath. Gray tile is offset by gold accessories, including luxe gold damask-pattern guest towels.

City View from Urban Apartment

The Empire State Building is on view from this sleek, urban high-rise apartment.

New York High-Rise Apartment Building

Steel windows wrap this New York high-rise apartment building, allowing in vast amounts of natural light and offering stunning views of the cityscape.