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Buena Vista Residence modern-kitchen

Buena Vista Residence

Typical of many San Francisco Victorians, this home’s kitchen had evolved over the years out of an enclosed porch. The centerpiece of the new light-filled space is a custom island / drop-leaf table that converts from a casual family dining area to an ample area for the children’s art projects, or seating for twelve. Open shelving and a series of custom ledges for the family’s seasonal canning efforts intensify the casual, working feel to the kitchen, which is both modern, yet appropriate to the essence of the home.

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May 8, 2011
jeannesnyman wrote:
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what's the material you used for your countertops
    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 11:46AM
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I, too, would love to know!
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May 5, 2011
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Thank you Rebekah.
    Bookmark   May 9, 2011 at 6:03AM
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Have you seen anything remotely similar to the Logico series in a lower price point?
    Bookmark   January 2, 2012 at 9:48AM
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April 7, 2013
ilovefabrics wrote:
What hold up the dining table for 12?

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Becky Harris added this to Kitchens - Not Just for Cooking Anymore
This island serves as a tall prep table, dinner table, or homework table.
Becky Harris added this to Modern Icons: The Logico Lamp
This is the Triple Linear Suspension version of the lamp. It's a good option for long dining tables and kitchen islands. The lamp is made from handblown glass, which diffuses the light in an unique way. It's also available in a variety of configurations and sizes, as well as ceiling mounted, wall sconce, table lamp and floor lamp versions. If you do a quick search of "Logico Lamp" you'll see they are widely available at many sites online. Tip: Follow the online sites that you like on Twitter and Facebook. Often they send out coupon codes exclusively to their followers that are great for when you are ready to invest in an expensive item.
To preserve a family-room feel to the space, the primary kitchen functions form a long, partially hidden galley tucked along one wall. The designer was able to tuck the most intensive kitchen functions off to the side so that when you enter the room, it first seems like another casual living space. One of the owners cooks a great deal, using the kitchen every day, organizing extensive annual canning projects and cooking in a hand-built outdoor pizza oven in the adjacent yard. The openness, the design of the center table, corkboard panel detail, and canning shelves are all very specific to the needs of this family.

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table island
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Shelving, kitchen
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love the mix of surfaces and texture
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Dining table
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kitchen table idea, end with island
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would be great if no stove in island
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materials retro look
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Splash back?
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Open shelves white with wood
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Island dining
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A look at a mixture of wood grains
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Island idea
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the way wood and concrete are used
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love the white open shelves with white crockery. also the small cupboards above
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stools and island lighting
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eating area in the kitchen
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cabinets that are open
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too much going on here but good example of table + island integration + odd layout solution.
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I also love the combination of paint and wood
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stainless steel backsplash w/soapstone
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island table
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Drop leaf extending table.
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island bench and mixed materials
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Custom drop leaf island
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kitchen shelves open and closed
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cupboard doors
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Kitchen island bench that is extendable for possibly larger groups
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Cork board
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wood and soapstone
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charcoal colored countertops
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Looks stylish on a budget. Island and chairs
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Storage option closed in
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dining room light
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clean modern look.
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table in kitchen
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enclosing very top...? will this make everything feel squashed? can we do that with sloped walls? Would help with dust and storage of items rarely used
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Little shelf above stove
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kind of cool
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Love the use of warm woods with cool counter tops and the great use of an odd shaped kitchen/dining area.
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love the open shelving
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flat black counters
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storage shelves
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This open shelving potentially around window
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Open shelving
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custom island / drop-leaf table that converts from a casual family dining area to seating for twelve
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light fixture! sliding door cabinets
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dine-in kitchen & similar layout?
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love this kitchen
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Cookbook storage, table on the end of island, hinged table
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pendant over island
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Enclosed middle shelf! Perfect solution!
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island configuration
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I love this light!
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like the island lamp. "Logico Lamp"
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modern. open shelving. some industrial aspects.
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shelving and countertops
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Hood and shelves.
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black counters and golden wood
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stainless backsplash
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Love timber and countertops
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this is quite a lot of open shelving, I'd like to find a balance between too much and too little
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This Logico fixture should be hanging over my dining room table right now, but unfortunately it costs a small fortune!
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Table extending from a small island
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using all open shelving
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Open shelves
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Logico lamps
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kitchen with corner counter also outside house color
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wooden table off island
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Drop leaf island
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