Renovated and restored by Cristina Meschi, this Italian apartment serves as a low-maintenance home base for a single owner who often travels for work. The 30mq (30 square meters) space embodies a relaxed industrial feel, thanks to its exposed brick and concrete walls. Cabinets and other storage solutions keep the city-sized studio clutter-free, and stainless steel ladders make the most of the space’s height. The bedroom is lofted for extra privacy, and the sofa doubles as a second bed for guests. Minimal yet versatile, the urban flat is a great adaptation of historical architecture in Milan.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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