# 13 Michelle's Venice Loft

Name: Michelle
Location: Venice, California
Size: 470 sq ft Loft

Favorite resource:

Muji

What inspired you?

My apartment is 75 ft. away from the beach and I enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle. I needed to create a
casual living environment that could sustain the elements outside... along with the ocean breeze comessand and dust. I tried to enhance the material/textures that were already in the unit, the terrazzo floor, wood details inside and outside, industrial metal beam that frames the unit and the flat stucco (looks like concrete).


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Since my unit is long and contains no walls I decided to break up the space with a modular book shelf and create a reading area. The modular unit allows me to change the configuration and placement of the bookshelf in my apartment. I took advantage of the wall space by purchasing a projector which enables me to have a 72 inch viewing area. My audio unit doubles as my TV speakers and a stereo. Since the projected image isn't visible during the day, I purchased a Sony LocationFree (wireless) TV which allows me to view TV/surf the internet downstairs and upstairs. I also set up a wireless network that allows me to work on my laptop outside, downstairs, and upstairs in my loft.

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Design Tip:

Hide media components. It adds too much clutter and is
not visually pleasing.

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