Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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Russian River Studio contemporary-living-room
 

Russian River Studio

West End of Studio Space. Photograph by David Wakely
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senoga wrote:
love the wall paint. what colour is it? thx - I am tiling with similar floor tile and i think the wall paint compilments it . pse advise
   Comment   April 22, 2014
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi --
The paint colors were chosen by the Owners -- let me see if I can find this out and if I can I will post the information.
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
May 1, 2014 at 2:45pm   
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juliequach79 wrote:
what kind of stain & polish did you use for the beautiful floors?!?!
   Comment   July 12, 2013
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi-
There was no stain used on this floor -- there was likely 1/2 lb of carbon black per cubic yard included in the mix - this needs to be specificed so that the powder is included in the mix. The finish is a clear penetrating sealer - I'll see if can track down what was used and post about this.
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
July 15, 2013 at 7:11am   
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maitranfl wrote:
Rug - I love this rug, Where did you buy this?
   Comment   September 29, 2012
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Kelty
Hi, can I ask how many inches you left from the back of the stove to the wall? I am having a Rais stove installed this week and I feel like the contractor left too much space, more then code requires. Thanks!
May 5, 2014 at 5:03am   
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi Kelty -
Each stove is a little different - some have round backs, others are flattened for a section.
The clearances are clearly called out in the literature for each stove and if memory serves - a distinction is made between clearance to combustible and or non-combustible surfaces. All of the stoves used in my projects were set off of walls to meet the requirements for the conditions in which they were placed. So- for your situation -- check the diagram and then measure what was done.
I hope this helps.
Best,
Cathy
May 5, 2014 at 1:36pm     
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Donna Wilson Interiors, Inc. wrote:
Where are the pillows from? - Pillows?
   Comment   August 20, 2012
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi -
Sorry to say I am not sure -- the red one is from Mexico for sure -- the yellow one is probably from Crate and Barrel. If I find out more -- I'll post the information.
Thanks,
Cathy
August 20, 2012 at 5:30pm   
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brightaustin wrote:
Wood Stove and Plaster color - The wood stove in here is so unique...I love it! Looked on the website listed and could not find it...do you have a model number or name? Also, what is the creamy white color on the walls? Thank you!
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brightaustin
Thank you so much! We are building right now and this studio really encompasses so much of what we are drawn to. We are using ICF for the exteriors and I have been working to find that perfect white for the plaster/stucco. I think this is it! Your work is really wonderful. Thank you for sharing it on HOUZZ.

Kristen Pottinger
July 16, 2012 at 6:41am   
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lascanoas
I absolutely love that stove. But Rais does not make that model anymore!
Not sure why as it's obviously a great looking stove.
They've gone for a more "modern" streamlined look.
Also a note on Rais stoves, the fire boxes are
small and don't take cordwood longer than 12 or 14 inches.
Not a problem if you cut your own wood but most people don't.
January 2, 2013 at 10:22am   
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Similar to the previous image, this contemporary space receives a snug touch from its wood stove.
The main space is furnished with pieces that are easy to rearrange for different events. Large windows and glass doors flood the open room with natural light. Several doors open to the outdoors.Smaller groups tend to gather around the woodstove or in the alcove to the right. During the colder months, the stove spreads heat across the concrete floors. The exposed Douglas fir rafters add rhythm, warmth and natural texture overhead. Rigid insulation is sandwiched between the roof and the rafters.
Aim to include the five elements in each room. While it is not necessary to literally incorporate the five elements (water, wood, fire, earth and metal), try to bring something that represents the elements into your space. For instance, glass or a mirror can stand in for water, a candle or lamp for fire, and ceramics for earth. A room with all five elements present will feel more comfortable and well balanced.
8. You want more warmth. Traditional wall fireplaces may look beautiful, but they do little in terms of providing heat. If true warmth and coziness are what you’re after, you might be better off investing in a quality woodstove, which can generate enough heat to warm an entire house on its own, or in conjunction with another source of heat.Tell us: Where do you stand on fireplaces? If you have one, how often do you use it? Would you ever consider getting rid of yours?More: Learn about cleaner-burning woodstoves

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