PARADISE INTERIOR DESIGN
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Rio Del Mar, CA modern-kitchen
 

Rio Del Mar, CA

The remodeling challenges facing this large open plan built in the 70's were many. Located on the east end of the ocean front property with few windows left the space very dark. The original lighting was an old track with large spot cans mounted to the main beam about 15 feet high and that was it. We added skylights and a wonderful monorail lighting system that allowed multiple fixtures to placed where needed. The rail was hung at a 9 foot height from the floor and extensions were used on the individual fixtures to adjust as needed. It was a lighting masterpiece!

Another major challenge was accommodating our clients love for cooking and baking as well as the fact that he, the very tall chef and she, the very short baker could both function comfortably together. The kitchen was set up with baking at one end and cooking at the other. The sinks were located in center so they could both use them without crossing paths. Her end of the island was lowered to accommodate her height and to make it easier for rolling and mixing. The raised white glass counter is curved to the odd shape of the island and allows guests to relax and watch the show! This is one time I wish we could show the 'before' photos...

-Photography by Ione Victoria
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nycmonique wrote:
Lighting - Fantastic monorail system! Who makes it? Thank you!
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We love this kitchen design! Great look.
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Thank you! My clients were a joy to work with and a huge part of this project's success.
November 14, 2013 at 8:32AM   
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