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Dining Room with custom storage bench modern-dining-room

Dining Room with custom storage bench

Storage bench continues into Living Room for more seating, storage, and media display.

photograph by Joe Fletcher Photography

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ravisaks wrote:
Do you have the dimensions of the bench? Especially the depth?
   Comment   August 21, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hello, the depth is 20". The length can be customized to your needs. I hope that helps!
August 21, 2013 at 11:12am     
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jillmurphy wrote:
Love the table...Can you tell me where it is from?
   Comment   June 25, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi, the owners bought the table online, so I don't have any information on it. Sorry I can't be more helpful.
June 25, 2013 at 9:39am   
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eichs01 wrote:
Paint help - What color is used for white baseboards and doors
   Comment   April 28, 2013
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Is this lovely storage bench custom-built? If not, where is it available?
May 3, 2013 at 6:24pm   
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Yes, the storage bench was custom-built to fit the house and the owner's needs. Sometimes custom cabinets are not much more expensive than those available in stores, so I would recommend that you explore your options and see what suits you best.
May 5, 2013 at 9:47pm   
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tpnguyen007 wrote:
Love the paint on the walls! What is the name of the paint?
   Comment   February 27, 2013
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Hello, I really like the lighting over the table. Can you please mention where it is from? thanks
June 5, 2013 at 9:45am   
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
The pendant fixture is something the owners found at a vintage store.
June 10, 2013 at 3:12pm   
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sued3247 wrote:
Build this banquette - Can anyone help me find out how to build a corner banquette as shown in this picture?
   Comment   January 16, 2013
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hi, this was a custom design that we had built with a local cabinetmaker, but it's not rocket science to design or build; we just recommend that you work with a professional, so that it is built to suit you and your needs. Many cabinetmakers can help you with the design if you are not currently working with an architect or interior designer. The material, dimensions, and overall aesthetic should be thoughtfully considered to match your taste and its surroundings. I hope that helps - we look forward to seeing your built-in bench on Houzz once it's finished!
January 17, 2013 at 11:17pm     
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Check ana-white.com website out. They have some there.
February 24, 2013 at 4:35pm   
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sigulya wrote:
Do you have similar solution idears for Bay Windows? - My name is Sigalit and I have 3 kids whose home work always all over kitchen table. I’d like to use space by far kitchen Bay window to create an easy accessible place for them to do their homework. We have open concept house where kitchen is a continence of house’s entrance. When kids are coming home they are only 7 feet from the kitchen. It is way too easy for them to pile their lunch boxes, agendas and all sorts of papers and art work on the kitchen table. Beside the inconvenience of papers on out table we are eating at, it also all get mixed up with other papers and their art work and get lost. The idea you have here is brilliant! Bench serving as a storage space is just perfect for family with kids and it leaves table free of cluster to do home work or any other required table space activity. If it acceptable I can send you picture/s of the place and maybe you can suggest me/give some ideas of how utilize unused space by kitchen’s Bay window Thank you very much, Sigalit
   Comment   October 12, 2012
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Amanda Tessarzik
how about some info on the light over the table?
July 21, 2013 at 11:59am   
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Hi Amanda, the pendant fixture was an antique piece the owners found at a local store.
July 22, 2013 at 11:25am   
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lusaban wrote:
Where are the chairs from?
   Comment   October 9, 2012
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
These chairs were acquired by the owner, but I believe they are the Gilbert Chairs from IKEA. I am not sure if they still have the same color, but you can visit their site below:
October 10, 2012 at 11:05am   
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jawhite77 wrote:
love the bench, where is it from - Is this a built in bench? I love the size and wood. Do you know where I can get something similar or designed like that
   Comment   July 16, 2012
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Ogawa Fisher Architects
This was a white oak custom cabinet we designed specifically for this house. We worked with a local cabinetmaker for fabrication. I would recommend that you hire a local designer to design something that is perfect for you and your surroundings. They can specify the wood, the seat depth, the storage options below, and have it work with what's already in your house. If it's just the built-in bench, you can look for a furniture designer; if you are looking to transform the whole room or house, I recommend you hire an interior designer or architect (we do both). Good luck!
July 16, 2012 at 11:46am   
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Mueller Nicholls Cabinets and Construction
This is a particularly elegant solution for the space - nice work!
November 6, 2012 at 11:35am     
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knzo3 wrote:
where is light above table from?
   Comment   April 2, 2012
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The pendant fixture is something the owners found at a vintage store.
April 3, 2012 at 9:22pm   
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One very similar would be the "Octo" light
May 27, 2012 at 12:08am   
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