HGTV Green Home 2011: Loft Pictures

The home's casual-chic family room invites informal gatherings and boasts spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains.

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Modern Loft Living Room

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.

Wood Stairs With Iron Railing Lead to White Loft

A maple and iron staircase leads to the loft entry, marked by a driftwood sawhorse table and a trio of acrylic and graphite paintings on Yupo paper by artist Susan Helbig. “We liked the graphic feel and the contemporary feel of her work,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

Green Home 2011 View of Loft Into Pink Bedroom

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.

Contemporary Decor and Artwork

The marriage of exotic and rustic, an arrangement of bird of paradise flowers pairs well with iron fixtures.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Detail of Flower in Loft Area

"Birds of paradise make a great color, shape and architectural statement," says Linda. "That is a lot of design pop from one flower."

White Living Room with Contemporary Wood Chair and Barn Doors

A beetle-kill pine door separates the loft from the master suite. It’s treated with an oil stain in a shade of weathered teak.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Detail of Barn Doors in Loft

Contemporary stainless steel hardware complements the wood grain of pine wood doors.

Eclectic, Eco-Friendly Master Suite Loft

An area rug, in soft, neutral hues and woven from recyclable nylon, grounds the room design and served as inspiration for the color palette.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Unique Wood Chair in Loft

The final furnishing chosen for the room, an armchair constructed from pieces of Brazilian Pinus wood, hand-glued and nailed in place, pops when paired with more traditional furnishings. “When we set that chair in that room it just started singing,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum. “Bringing in something unique, different and slightly unexpected is what makes a room come alive.”

Contemporary Living Room With Black TV Stand

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.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Detail of Mirror in Loft Area

A wire mesh mirror, set against a wall of white, serves as a room focal point. “We needed a little punch that had a piece of whimsy to it,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Decorative Pillows in Loft

Pillows, handwoven of ethically harvested, hand-spun Tasar silk and embellished with natural capriz shells, are paired with sweater-knit and linen pillows.

Cozy Loft Sitting Area With Gray Sectional

Bug 3, an oil painting by Josh Armijo, pulls in the room’s color palette.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Table Decor in Loft Area

Two kiln-dried teak ottomans with basketweave leather-strap tops are paired to create a coffee table in the loft area.

HGTV Green Home 2011 Detail of Table in Loft Area

“You want something you can put a tray on, you can eat on and you can put your feet on,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum of leather-topped ottomans.

White Loft With a Teak Ottoman Coffee Table

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.

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