Ogawa Fisher Architects
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View of kitchen through rear door contemporary kitchen

View of kitchen through rear door

photo by Lincoln Barbour

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pipgoorah wrote:
What flooring is that? - Im trying to search for it but dont really know what im looking for. This is my favourite kitchen!
   Comment   November 13, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi, thank you for your nice comment! The flooring is Flexco rubber floor tiles, with a radial pattern.
You can find more information on Flexco flooring here:
November 14, 2013 at 9:00pm        Thanked by pipgoorah
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Von Ware wrote:
Digital Medias specialist. - Please tell me the story about the The statue in the back.
   Comment   October 29, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hello, the statue is part of the owners' art collection.
October 29, 2013 at 11:08pm   
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Karen Bulow wrote:
Can you use the door? - This is a great solution for a rennovation challenge I have. Now is it possible to use the door? I don't really have to for my kitchen , but am curious.
   Comment   June 12, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi Karen,

No, the ceiling height was too low for a door, so we put in a full-height window, then designed a bar counter in front of it. The seating has a sidewalk cafe-type feel to it, and the counter prevents people from accidentally trying to walk through.
June 13, 2013 at 12:20am   
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momuf5 wrote:
love the color on wall! can you tell me who makes it and what color is it? thanks
   Comment   April 26, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi, the owners selected the paint colors, and we do not have them on file. It was a very light blue, with a hint of green. Sorry I can't help you more - my advice would be to do several large swatches in your room so you can see them in different areas at different times of the day, particularly. And of course it helps to tie the color in with other finishes, other room colors, and furniture.
April 26, 2013 at 9:56am   
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asterix4 wrote:
Like the tile. Where is it from and what color? Thank you.
   Comment   April 24, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
I believe they are Daltile Lillis in matte white.

I hope that helps!
April 25, 2013 at 2:24pm   
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skipchuck wrote:
Cabinet Hardware - Where is your cabinet hardware from? What is the style called? Love this kitchen, the bar, the floor, everything!
   Comment   April 8, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hello, and thank you! The cabinet hardware was an IKEA-version of a mirror pull, but they are no longer available from IKEA. Mirror pulls come in different sizes and finishes, and you can see and example here:

I hope that helps.
April 9, 2013 at 10:11am   
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Tosh Honey wrote:
can you tell me where can i get the wood man from? cheers!
     Comment   March 1, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hello, thank you for your inquiry. The sculpture is part of the homeowner's art collection, and I'm not sure where it was acquired. Sorry I can't be more helpful...
March 4, 2013 at 8:24am   
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Doc Willis
Interesting piece...very provocative in good and not so good ways.
October 15, 2013 at 6:03pm   
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Nguyễn Hà wrote:
I love the way you put your knives like this. Could you show me a little bit more details about the shelf?
   Comment   January 28, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi, thank you for inquiring. The knives are on a magnetic strip, and this one is from IKEA: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00136621/
Can you tell me which shelf you are referring to? I am happy to answer any questions you may have.
January 29, 2013 at 9:34am   
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anamenendez wrote:
How do you support the wood structurally? The one across the window?
   Comment   December 27, 2012
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
The counter looks like solid wood but is actually a series of wood strips laminated together. It is supported on brackets at each end, which are concealed. There are no supports along the window wall.
December 28, 2012 at 9:31pm     
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December 30, 2012 at 11:09am   
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walkerdb7 wrote:
Stools - Where are the stools from? What color is the base?
   Comment   October 16, 2012
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
These are Bertoia bar stools by Knoll. They come in a variety of finishes, the ones in the picture are polished chrome.
October 16, 2012 at 3:57pm   
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In Style Modern
Hi walkerdb7, you can also get reproductions of that stool from us
February 4, 2014 at 2:36am   
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yasminatasi wrote:
What type of wood / color is the wood counter, and where can I get it?
   Comment   June 20, 2012
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This was a custom-made counter made of beech. We made the dimensions such that it can slide into the drawer cavity of the far cabinet.
June 20, 2012 at 4:10pm   
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psanjines wrote:
What type of IKEA cabinets are these? Are they white or cream?
   Comment   June 18, 2012
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They are flat panel IKEA cabinet doors in white. The cabinet door styles and availability tend to change, but they usually have a flat, white door option.
June 18, 2012 at 3:15pm   
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emelley wrote:
Does this bar retract to access outdoors? Very cool either way.
   Comment   June 1, 2012
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Thank you. The bar has dual purposes: to provide a cooking and eating area that faces the backyard, and also as a barrier to prevent people from using that opening as a doorway. There wasn't enough head height under the existing roof, so we designed a large, expansive window facing the yard, and opted for a separate door adjacent to the bar (you can see the door frame towards the front of the photo).
June 4, 2012 at 9:29am   
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Cool. Thanks for the reply.
June 14, 2012 at 7:01pm   
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tigerrlily wrote:
What is the flooring used here? Thank you.
   Comment   March 24, 2012
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We used rubber floor tiles in this kitchen. I think the brand was Flexco but there are other brands as well. We used a pattern with small raised circles but they also have other patterns such as squares, diamonds, etc. I hope that helps.
March 25, 2012 at 10:42am     
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Yes, it does help. Interesting. Thank you very much.
March 25, 2012 at 4:03pm     
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

All of the cabinetry is from IKEA, but by mixing in a custom bar, quartz countertop, and beautiful bi-fold window, Ogawa and Fisher were able to achieve a distinctly high-end feel. "I think our resourcefulness shows a sense of style and balance," says Ogawa. Countertop: Caesarstone 3cm Pebble in a honed finishRange and Oven: pre-existingHood: BroanCabinetry: IKEA

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