L.A. designer Kelly LaPlante shows how to give salvaged materials stylish new purpose
Photography by Thomas J. Story; styling by Miranda Jones
Rather than adding new floor covering, LaPlante stripped decades of paint from her loft's concrete floor. "The patina that had developed from all those years is beautiful," she says. "We just had the floor buffed and called it a day."
Strategically placed area rugs keep rooms cozy.