Lofts are no longer the sole domains of urbanites. They are becoming increasingly popular, but they pose their own set of challenges. In this hands-on book, loft expert and host of HGTV's Lofty Ideas Katherine Stone shares her style, wisdom, and trade secrets so that you can create a beautiful, livable loft home or office. Loft Design reveals how to transform spaces large and small into open, inviting, and practical areas for living comfortably and working well. From homes to offices to corporations, presented here is a range of innovative loft designs that achieve that intricate balance between practicality and aesthetic beauty. Stone discusses some creative ideas that make these lofts spectacular with tips and techniques for everything from planning and ergonomic issues to decorating concerns. With Loft Design as your guide, you can turn your loft space into a one-of-a-kind space.