Advertiser Disclosure

Custom Loft Maximizes Space in Tiny San Francisco Condo

Lori Andrews / Getty Images

As San Francisco real estate demands increase and available space decreases, designers at ICOSA, in collaboration with Peter Suen, created the Domino Loft. The dynamic, multifunctional volume was built in a condominium in the city’s Financial District.

The custom loft houses a bedroom, guest bed, closet, dining room and vibrant work area. It was assembled in an offsite workshop using concrete panels, wood slabs, metalwork and custom cabinetry, and then reassembled inside the home.

The designers’ highly efficient touches included a dry-erase white board that pulls out to a Murphy bed, and a full closet that’s hidden by a slide-away table that doubles as a desk.

A sturdy ladder with railings allows access to the lofted “bedroom” area, underneath which is a closet and storage area for accessories such as hats and shoes. The ladder slides horizontally for easy accessibility.

The loft has a clean, modern look, incorporating contemporary details and finishes. Storage is abundant throughout the entire unit, and the space is easily functional for a couple — and even a guest or two.

Designs such as the Domino Loft are a creative solution for apartments in big, crowded cities with increasingly expensive real estate. What do you think of this space-saving idea?

Related Articles

How to Set Up and Care For a Live Christmas Tree

The products featured here are independently selected based on thorough research from our editorial team. If you buy something through links on our site, we may receive a commission. A Christmas tree is the perfect centerpiece in any home’s Christmas decor. And there’s no denying the pleasant feeling (and smell) that a live Christmas tree […]

Read More
New Home Checklist: Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

If you moved into a new home over the past year, you might be finding yourself on hosting duty for the first time this Thanksgiving, and that can be a lot of pressure. But don’t worry — a little bit of planning will go a long way towards a stress-free afternoon. Jump to: Two to […]

Read More
Wayfair’s Black Friday 2022! We Pick the Best Deals and Gifts

This is paid content. It was written and produced by MYMOVE in partnership with Wayfair. Looking to save big this Black Friday? Shop doorbuster deals and snag everything you need to prep your home for the holiday season during Wayfair’s Black Friday Sale. Shop now and save up to 80% off on all your holiday […]

Read More