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selliff

Maybe ya gotta be there and try it, but the niche sitting spot (pic 3) doesn’t look comfortable at all. Lost storage space if you ask me.

“The warmth of wood” was well illustrated in this article.

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HU-133193181

I agree... a “sitting niche “next to the cooking zone???

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P M

@HU, etc. and @selliff: I disagree about the niche. I could see having a brief sit while cooking or preparing something, or taking a break there to answer the phone. You might pop down on the bench to consult a recipe book (or a recipe online). If someone is in the kitchen with you they can sit there and have a conversation that you can hear over the extraction fan over the stove. On the other hand, The thing that does bother me in that kitchen is the bookshelf displaying one figurine per shelf. Because of the proximity to bench and stove, those shelves say bookshelf to me, not art display. I think a bookshelf in the kitchen should hold recipe books or pretty, but usable, cookware. Of course, this is not my kitchen. ;-)

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