Interior Designer Lisa Sherry’s Love
for Juxtaposing Styles and Textures Plays Out in This Modern Loft Bedroom
Written by Blake Miller Photography by Ron Royals
When interior designer Lisa Sherry was ready to expand her High Point, North Carolina-based company, Lisa Sherry Interieurs Inc., she looked to the rapidly growing city of Charlotte, just ninety minutes south of the furniture capital. But finding the right second home for the growing design firm provided a challenge for Sherry, who wanted a space that showcased her work but was also multi-functional so that she and her team could use it by day as a workspace and by night as a place to entertain and spend the night.
After visiting several different options throughout Charlotte—walk-in storefronts, older homes—Sherry found herself in the recently built mixed-use condo complex The Metropolitan, which boasted not only a spectacular view of Charlotte’s new greenway but also of the city’s growing skyline. “I looked at four or five different places,” says Sherry. “Once I saw the loft—it was modern, it was new, it had great natural light, it was a great location—I knew it was perfect.”
Before moving into the space, Sherry and designer Jordan McDermott did a floor plan of the entire loft “to see what would work feasibly for our work-space,” says Sherry. In December 2008, Sherry moved into the two-story, one-bedroom loft.
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