Charles Debbas Architecture
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Charles Debbas contemporary-kitchen

Charles Debbas

New Home. Use of sustainable materials and passive solar design.
Photos by: Cesar Rubio and Nic Lehoux

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November 2, 2013
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    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 10:09AM
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June 16, 2013
franapple wrote:
Countertops - Lovely kitchen. Can you tell me the material, and the colour name, of the kitchen countertops? Many thanks
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Caesarstone White
    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 10:12AM
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December 27, 2012
louisehoch wrote:
Magnificent kitchen! Wondering who made the cabinets? Any information you can provide would b appreciated!
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Thank you. Ask for Steve at: CWD. 7463 Reese Road Sacramento, CA 95828. tel: (916) 689-2228
1 Like    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 11:47AM
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Cynthia Koerner
Love this kitchen. What type of flooring was used. Looks like two different kinds
    Bookmark   April 7, 2013 at 6:07PM
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August 6, 2012
crandalldeanna wrote:
What are the names of the manufacturers you used for your Kitchen appliances - especially the refrigerator
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Charles Debbas Architecture
The refrigerator is for LIEBHERR, the stove from Electrolux and the oven for Dacor. Good luck...CD
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August 6, 2012
crandalldeanna wrote:
What Kind of wood did you use for your cabinets and other cabinets throughout the house?
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The wood is Beech
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August 2, 2012
ozzieboys3 wrote:
What type of flooring is this... some type of stone? The lighting in the photo makes it hard to detect colors. - what type of flooring is this? some type of stone?
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Brazilian Cherry wood and Xilo Tlies
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August 1, 2012
Allison Cook wrote:
The wood "light shelves" are a great architectural detail. What are the specs on the lights themselves? - I'm in search of a shallow LED light that I can use in a similar application.
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Charles Debbas Architecture
Hello, I used thin warm fluorescent tubes in the kitchen. You can find LED tube from the likes of LEDKE. Unless they have a diffuser, you might get spotty coverage.
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August 1, 2012
haldesign wrote:
who is the manufacturer of this hood?
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Might be a Dacor.
    Bookmark   August 1, 2012 at 7:51AM
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The hood is custom. The vent is by BEST. Good luck! CD
    Bookmark   August 1, 2012 at 11:40AM
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March 11, 2013
mlicht wrote:
What is the name of the cabinet pulls.? - Beautiful kitchen!

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Light from a window wall on the western side reflects off the white counters and custom glass backsplash in the kitchen. Originally, Debbas drew up at least two other homes for the space, but neither felt quite right. "This design and its sketches came in about 10 minutes," he says. "The final project is identical to those sketches."
The Sky is the Limit Design added this to Breaking Out of the Kitchen Work Triangle
Galley. This galley-style kitchen maintains a sleek appearance with open shelves in lieu of upper cabinets. Avoid positioning such a design in a major walkway in the house. For households with more than two people, a narrow kitchen like this can get crowded fast. Try to offset the sink and the range from each other, so more than one person can work in the kitchen at the same time.

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maple cabinets with stainless drawer pulls
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lights above cooktop and separate oven
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real galley kitchen interesting good point about offsetting stove & sink
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feel of the room
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galley -- no doorway
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another sit up to counter in front of the window
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Design; light cabinet and white counter tops
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light, airy and love the thickness that was used in some of the cabinetry.
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Wood cabinets (light) and dark walls.
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Sperrige Küchenmöbel oder den Kühlschrank sollten man nicht im Eingangsbereich des Raums unterbringen, sondern weiter hinten. Wenn der Raum lang und schlauchförmig ist, empfiehlt der Experte, Kühlschrank und Herd weiter hinten auf die eine Seite zu stellen und die Arbeitsfläche und Spüle auf die andere.
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I really like this one
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dark floors, lighter cabinets, beech
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cabinet pulls
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long and marrow
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Open shelves
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seating bar
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counter space
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Love the shelving - thinking about it for our laundry.
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