This factory-inspired house was designed and made by Yuji Kimura in Chiba, Japan. Boxy and industrial, the exterior is cladded with galvanized steel and studded with square windows in varying sizes. At one corner, the garage is visible through a sliding mesh door. Directly above the garage yet hidden from view, there is an enclosed balcony, accessible by sliding glass door from the uppermost level. Inside, natural wood serves as a warm complement to the white walls and the stainless steel kitchen. The mezzanine loft provides space for storage and an added level for visual interest and flow. Altogether, the steely house embodies the industrial look with a distinctly contemporary mix of materials.

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Holly

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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