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When Wardell began collecting street art in the mid-1990s, he admits, “it quickly became an obsession.” When he began dating Sagan several years ago, “we got serious about buying big.” Starting with local graffiti artist Barry Mc Gee, they bought ever-more ambitious installations by stars like Shepard Fairey, JR, and Os Gemeos—until they needed a bigger home to accommodate their approximately 120-piece collection.
The travelers also loved how the 127-foot-long loft seemed to stretch out to the horizon.Last but not least, make a major statement and designate separate living areas with the help of shipping containers.Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to carve out a guest quarters and home office. In his home office, Wardell runs his online art gallery Chester's Blacksmith Shop and researches his next project: opening a boutique hotel in New Zealand.His nephew peeks down from the "napping nook" secreted above the office. Last but not least, make a major statement and designate separate living areas with the help of shipping containers. When the San Francisco couple says they love to travel, they don’t mean trips to Napa.Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to carve out a guest quarters and home office. Over the past three summers Wardell put 15,500 miles on a motorcycle he and Sagan keep in Milan on rides from the Arctic Circle to southwestern Portugal.They hired a local company to sandblast the interior to expose the board-formed concrete walls and replaced the carpeted floors with Georgia hickory pecan planks— the longest, knottiest boards they could find—to further lengthen the loft and make it look more like a warehouse.
The next question was, “how do we make a home office and a guest bedroom happen without cluttering the space? For the guest room, “we wanted something our friends would tell everyone they knew about, but not so comfortable they would never leave,” Wardell explains.
He wanted it to be a self-contained space with a Murphy bed, an element he remembered fondly from a train ride he took across Europe in his 20s.
“I walked up those front stairs, and I felt like I was at the edge of a highway, like I could keep going forever,” Sagan says.
“I loved that feeling.” Where some might box the cavernous space into cozier rooms, Wardell and Sagan wanted “to cele- brate that length,” Sagan says.
The apartment lies on a north–south axis with large windows at either end.
To showcase the art and maximize daylight, they decided to situate the master bedroom at the back, away from the street, but keep everything else open, with a central kitchen and living room and a den facing the street.