Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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House in Santa Lucia Preserve contemporary hall
 

House in Santa Lucia Preserve

View from hall into kitchen and dining areas. Photograph by David Wakely.
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kguarasci wrote:
Love the fir beams. - What color stain was used on the fir beams? Are they glulam or solid wood? Thank you!!
   Comment   March 31, 2014
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi-
The wood frames are a combination of built up pieces and fully solid pieces. The verticals and smaller horizontals are solid wood. The lower horizontal beam element is a built up beam construction -- the upper section contains concealed wiring and a linear upwards acting strip light fixture. The wood has a clear finish only - no stain. The small darker square accent elements are mahogany plugs that were used to cover the recessed connections. They were sanded flush with the fir and the two woods were finished together.
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
April 1, 2014 at 9:47am      Thanked by kguarasci
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zoeli wrote:
very nice lighting. where can I go to find the very same light collections. thankyou
   Comment   June 12, 2013
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Hi-
thanks for the comment.
These lights were made by a company called "kind of bugs ya" that is unfortunately out of business.
Maybe another Houzser knows of a similar fixture that is available.
- Cathy
June 12, 2013 at 5:08pm   
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mjcthompson
There is something similar by Nora Lighting, small cubes in different colors. Sold on ATG Stores. Size is 3.5"x3.5, still looking for other larger versions.
July 3, 2013 at 7:20pm   
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