Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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House in Santa Lucia Preserve contemporary-dining-room
 

House in Santa Lucia Preserve

Dining area adjacent to kitchen with built in upholstered banquette.
Cathy Schwabe Architecture.
Photograph by David Wakely.
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http://www.cathyschwabearchitecture.com

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March 17, 2014
myrnaslavin wrote:
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi,
Thanks for the compliment.
I did not select the table - but if memory serves it was +/- 2'-6" x 4 or 5 feet long -- two were made - one sat here and the other on the screened porch with the idea that they could be ported together in either location to create a larger table.
If I come across more information, I'll post it.
Thanks for the question.
Cathy
    Bookmark   March 28, 2014 at 10:14AM
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November 21, 2013
ptzumd wrote:
What kind of wood is used for the top of the bench?
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi-
thanks for the question - the wood is mahogany.
best,
Cathy
    Bookmark   November 22, 2013 at 2:49PM
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October 27, 2013
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Hi -
The lights are from a company that is unfortunately no longer in business - Kinds of Bugs Ya, which I believe was in NYC.
thanks,
Cathy
    Bookmark   October 28, 2013 at 6:07AM
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March 6, 2013
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What aren't the overall dimensions of the banquette and the area in which it is placed?
    Bookmark   March 8, 2014 at 3:23PM
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi-
I am not sure I understand your question - but let me answer what I think you are asking.
The banquette is 8'-3" long and the seat is 2' - 4" deep. It sits in the corner of a combined dining/kitchen space. The area dedicated to the dining is very roughly 11'-6" x 12'- 0". I hope this gives you the information you were inquiring about.
Thanks,
Cathy
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February 13, 2013
Alicia Greene wrote:
What color is the bluish painted cabinets? We are looking for this color! - What color is the bluish painted cabinets? We are looking for this color!
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi-
Benjamin Moore# HC-111 Nantucket Grey is the color - it reads somewhat differently depending on the light and like all colors is influenced by adjacent colors. It is always a good idea to get brush outs done on card stock at a large enough size and using the gloss that you are considering and set them with the other materials in play in the space that they will go in. The paint chips are all matte and always have a different quality than the large brush outs.
Good Luck!
Cathy
    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 6:49AM
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July 13, 2012
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We actually make gorgeous hand-made fused glass pendant lights very similar to these. Check out our Tulip fixture in our Peleg Collection. It is available in a 3"x3", 9"x9" or a larger 9"x15.7" size. Best of all you can make a custom fixture with any size canopy with individual or multiple pendants, and any height. We also carry a nice selection of other Blown and Fused glass lighting.
    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 6:59AM
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Hi-
Thanks for providing this information ---
Cathy
    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 7:24AM
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June 3, 2012
janeherbert wrote:
Where did you get the table? I really like it's base!
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Cathy Schwabe Architecture
Hi -
Thanks for the question -- the table was a custom piece from a furniture maker who I think was based in or near Pescadero, CA -- the owner selected the table -- http://www.madeinpescadero.com/furniture/dining-room-furniture/55-meier-brothers.html
I think that this was the company -- The Meier Brothers who are part of a group called Made in Pescadero. I suggest emailing them with the image and seeing if they can help you.
Good luck --
Cathy
    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 2:43PM
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May 3, 2012
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I had my millwork man to build a "L" shape banquette for me and now I'm looking for someone to make the cushions for the seat and possibly a backrest. I may just do pillows for the back. Any suggestions on someone to make the cushions would be helpful. Thanks.
    Bookmark   August 3, 2012 at 4:37PM
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May I suggest www.cushionsxpress.com
Can order online (provided you are accurate with dimensions).
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S. Quildon
Phillips Quildon Architects
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December 22, 2011
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Thanks, Cathy! I looked at your site. Love your design and colors! Debbie
    Bookmark   December 29, 2011 at 6:50AM
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Thanks Debbie -
Cathy
    Bookmark   December 29, 2011 at 10:57AM
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