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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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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Massimiliano Uliana
Right I have just read with the link attached!
December 18, 2013 at 1:45am   
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi -
The stove is by Rais - www.rais.com - they no longer make this exact stove but they have others which are very similar many of which carry the Scandinavian Swan Eco-Label which meet certain standards for improved heat value and smoke cleaning.
They are great stoves --
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
December 18, 2013 at 8:07am   
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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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