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Upper Eastside Kitchen contemporary-kitchen

Upper Eastside Kitchen

800 SF of this pre-war apartment were reworked to provide the owners with a commodious Kitchen, Family Room, Bathroom, and Laundry. The inherently dark space was enlivened by careful attention to color and contrast in the choice of materials - white maple for brightness; stainless steel, back-painted acrylic, and back-painted glass for reflectivity; dark porcelain tile and graphite quartz for contrast; and oranges for episodic highlights. The priority was to reposition the existing spaces by allowing the kitchen to act as the hub. The spacious kitchen is dominated by huge central work surface. The perimeter of the room has two walls of appliances and work surface, one wall of storage and a banquette at the window end. An oversized pocket door allows the adjacent family room to engage the kitchen when open or to be acoustically isolated when closed. Both the Bathroom and Laundry, executed in the same palette, are composed as clean, efficient spaces.

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October 23, 2011
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This table is a bit of a Frankenstein....

It's a pair of Noguchi Cyclone dining table bases (typically for a round table) with a custom rectangular top.

A company such as Modernica, who make quality reproductions of the round tables, could probably accomplish similar for you.
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And provides a space that's both storage and seating.

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orange banquet
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Banquette clean lines
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storage and seating
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small space with lots of seating and narrow table
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Banquette seating
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Storage seating
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Sleek lines
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simple banquette cushion
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January 13, 2012
Bench seating in kitchen
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January 10, 2012
idea for kitchen
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January 6, 2012
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January 5, 2012
Banquette minimaliste!
Molly added this to Kitchen
January 3, 2012
Could make built-in benches in kitchen with storage underneath so you lift up bench top to get at things?
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December 15, 2011
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December 4, 2011
really want a nook
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November 30, 2011
table support
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November 21, 2011
except green / grey
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November 7, 2011
simple, clean concept for built-in seating
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Corner space
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October 31, 2011
banquette seating
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October 30, 2011
Corner spaces - for bfast table? Use love seat in a smaller area?
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October 29, 2011
Big booth
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October 25, 2011
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October 25, 2011
provides a space that's both storage and seating
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bench dining room table love
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Dual function of seating and storage
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dining room seating
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October 23, 2011
love the banquette
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Breakfast nook
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September 24, 2011
counter color w/ maple cabinets
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August 27, 2011
reminds me of LA
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July 28, 2011
This modern banquette can seat an army or just a couple. I love the clean lines and use of space.
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Built in dining seating?
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July 3, 2011
Coin banquette
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banquette seating
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dinning seating
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June 6, 2011
banquette seating: can't decide if I like it or not. I love not having lots of chairs because they are just a pain, but does the built-in become too limiting?
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May 28, 2011
Maple banquette
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One of the booth examples we have to work with.
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breakfast area
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wood frame, cushions, table base
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corner banquette
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nook seating
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streamlined. banquet.
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Flexible to extend dinner party size
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modern banquet sitting
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October 28, 2010
Very nice modern banquette
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modern banquette
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very basic banquette with backrest
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I like the seating under the window
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July 31, 2010
like to couch
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Built in seating, table
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love the long bench
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save room in dining room with half booth?
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bench for seating area
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maple cabinets and contrasting materials floor
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built in seating
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This modern banquette can seat an army or just a couple. I love the clean lines and use of space.
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I love the flexibility of the banquette seat - fitting 1-10 people without adding the clutter of a lot of chairs.
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love the corner breakfast area
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