John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
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clauer wrote:
Love this kitchen.... how thick is the backsplash slab? - I am using this as my inspiration (Thank you!) but we are worried our slide in range won't slide all the way back with the thick 1 1/14 inch backsplash. again.. love the kitchen!
   Comment   December 21, 2013
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John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
It is a typical 3/4" slab, but the front edge has been mitered to 1- 1/2"
December 21, 2013 at 8:25am   
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jerrydevi
To John Lum: Live in Santa Fe - spent days looking at over 1,000 small galley kitchens. Your industrial kitchen design is the most original and exciting I could imagine! Absolutely superb! Bravo! and Bravo again!!
January 9, 2014 at 2:57pm   
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blackiu wrote:
Can you please tell me if the backsplash behind the hood is one slab? How was it applied to the wall? Thanks.
   Comment   April 20, 2013
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John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
Yes this is a single slab applied with adhesive.
April 22, 2013 at 8:32am     
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Laura Slade
Gorgeous!
June 4, 2013 at 11:24am   
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sueviii wrote:
what brand is this range? tia
   Comment   July 9, 2012
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Pacific Coastal Home Staging
What brand is the range? What are the dimensions?
August 20, 2012 at 9:04pm   
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roxanddan wrote:
what is this flooring?
   Comment   May 29, 2012
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Prowood Floors
Looks like amendoim exotic wood floors from southamerica
February 9, 2014 at 12:04pm   
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juty wrote:
what is your sugesetin for marbal kitchen counter - i love to have white marbal counter top in kitchen but every body says it is pores so any thing i speil it goes through and i use lots of kari powder and also cook lot so can you advise me what to select or not to get marbal in kitchen. thank you
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Catherine Weiland, Maine Coast Kitchen Design
Hi there. Your research is correct -- marble is relatively porous. This means that it will stain more readily that other alternatives for sure. I agree with you, though, that it is a beautiful surface. The trick to deciding if it is for you or not is to ask yourself "do I appreciate patina?" Those that value patina feel that natural wear/tear/use over time brings beauty and authenticity (e.g., there are thousands of marble countertops in Italy that are well worn with stains). Others feel more comfortable with a surface that is pristine ten years after it is installed. It's all about personality. Keep in mind that, even if you value patina, it takes a few years to cultivate. The first stain is always painful. I know from first-hand experience (I don't have marble...I have concrete...but the problem is the same). If you stay true to your nature, you can't go wrong. Also -- check out super white granite as an alternative. It does not have the same veining as marble. Yet it has the same color scheme and also shows off the beauty of nature. Good luck!
May 1, 2012 at 8:32pm     
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CARMEN REYES
I love this marble...and I want it in my kitchen but all people that I know say "don't do it"... and they got me scared, but I keep looking and looking for a similar peace and I can't find it...
May 24, 2012 at 6:17am   
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Michelle Gion, California Closets - Vancouver wrote:
Can someone please tell me what type of marble is being used on this backsplash? The colors in the photograph make it difficult to see if it is a carrera or a calacatta!
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Michelle Gion, California Closets - Vancouver
Thank you! That is what I was leaning towards, but I wasn't quite sure. That link is very helpful!
July 5, 2011 at 11:29am   
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drobards
EXCELLENT TUTORIAL ON CALACATTA vs CARARRA MARBLES! thx
April 5, 2014 at 5:54pm   
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ctoy10 wrote:
Hardware - Can you tell me where the hardware pulls are from ?
   Comment   March 17, 2014
mimaday wrote:
Hood brand and style? - Would love to know the brand and style of range hood?
   Comment   October 5, 2013
sherskowitz wrote:
Cabinet pulls - These cabinet pulls are perfect! What brand and style?
   Comment   March 28, 2013
amyls64 wrote:
What brand cabinets are those?
   Comment   March 11, 2013
lesliepoulsen wrote:
What color/brand paint did you use on the cabinets? They look wonderful!
   Comment   February 20, 2013

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Sees the big picture. Running the counter material up the wall unites counter and backsplash. Green-gray cabinetry, glass and steel, and strong patterning in the stone are a timeless combination.
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