This Oakland Loft Is Minimalism At Its Best
If there was ever an apartment that made us want to clean up our act and start fresh, this might just be it. What once stood as a tired loft in West Oakland, received a crisp, contemporary update, thanks to Brett Foken and the team at Bay Area design firm, Decorotation.
Boasting high ceilings, a clean, Japanese-inspired aesthetic, and the ultimate in low-maintenance living, the crammed warehouse conversion that once occupied this address, is now but a foggy memory.
"The clients had recently purchased their West Oakland loft, and wanted to create a home that reflected their minimalist style that was also extremely functional," says Foken of the project. "They're a young couple who are both busy, working professionals, and felt the need for their home to be as clean and clutter-free as possible, so that when they came home from a busy work day they could fully unwind, and do things they enjoy — like cook and entertain."
If Marie Kondo's Tidying Up didn't quite resonate with you on a personal level, perhaps this apartment will. Click through our gallery and take a walk through this cohesively minimal space.
Cedar & Moss Sconces; Benjamin Moore Paint; IKEA, Semihandmade Fronts; Elements Pulls; Atomic Garden, West Elm, CB2 Assorted Ceramics; Brizo Faucet; Whirlpool Dishwasher; Sahara Import Rug; Article Dining Table; West Elm Dining Chairs; Target Tray, CB2 Vase.