Buena Vista ResidenceModern Kitchen, San Francisco

Typical of many San Francisco Victorians, this home’s kitchen had evolved over the years out of an enclosed porch. The centerpiece of the new light-filled space is a custom island / drop-leaf table that converts from a casual family dining area to an ample area for the children’s art projects, or seating for twelve. Open shelving and a series of custom ledges for the family’s seasonal canning efforts intensify the casual, working feel to the kitchen, which is both modern, yet appropriate to the essence of the home.
Photography: Matthew Millman

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3364seacrest wrote:Nov 3, 2011
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    Schwartz and Architecture
    We custom designed the table for the space.

    Neal
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    Serengetti Interiors
    If the architect cannot build you another one, westcottdesignsinc.com builds custom furniture to your specifications. I would try them. They do beautiful work.
Holly Daley wrote:Oct 27, 2013
starace wrote:Nov 2, 2012
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    Schwartz and Architecture
    This was a fairly complex custom design we designed with our client and a great cabinet maker. I don't think it is something easily DYI.....you might contact a furniture maker.
bldgahousesoon wrote:Feb 19, 2012

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Rachel Grace added this to Extendable Tables Solve Dining DilemmasOct 2, 2012

The centerpiece of this San Francisco kitchen is the custom island/drop-leaf table that expands from a casual family dining area to a massive table with seating for up to 12.See more of this house

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Becky Harris added this to 20 Favorite Modern Bar and Counter StoolsDec 6, 2011

11. The Toledo Stool: This is another industrial vintage classic that retailers like Restoration Hardware now reproduce. Much like the Tolix stool, it fits just about every style of décor.

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Shawn Gauthier added this to Make Room for a Thanksgiving CrowdNov 20, 2011

Here's a shot of the table with the drop leaf in action.

becky
Becky Harris added this to 13 Ways to Create an Inviting Eat-In KitchenOct 4, 2011

Incorporate clever ways to extend the dining table. The right side of this table easily folds out to create room for more diners.See more of this kitchen

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Lily Gahagan added this to Idea of the Week: Room to GrowMay 6, 2011

... It expands to seat up to 12 guests with ease — no wrestling a folding table required. See the rest of architect Neil Schwartz's kitchen remodel. More: Take a Seat at the New Kitchen-Table Island Browse photos of contemporary kitchens

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Natalie Myers added this to Houzz Tour: A Kitchen for Family and the Joy of CookingMay 5, 2011

The centerpiece of the new light-filled space is a custom island/drop-leaf table that converts from a casual family dining area to an ample area for the children’s art projects — or seating for 12.

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Becky Harris added this to Vintage Modern: What Does It Mean?Jan 17, 2011

A modern-day Logico Lamp combined with vintage wood and metal counter stools, white walls and lots of natural light is vintage modern at its finest.What does vintage modern mean to you? Which designers and design bloggers do you think exemplify the look?

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Becky Harris added this to Industrial Strength KitchensJun 29, 2010

These vintage metal and wood drafting chairs make this kitchen unique.

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Becky Harris added this to Get the Look: Industrial ChicJan 24, 2010

Consider adding wood and metal chairs. These vintage industrial hightop chairs here add scads of personality to this eating area.

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dgarrison73
dgarrison73 added this to dgarrison73's ideasNov 24, 2017

part two of a island solution with extended leaf

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Carolina Lanterns added this to Industrial ChicOct 5, 2017

Consider adding wood and metal chairs. These vintage industrial hightop chairs here add scads of personality to this eating area.

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cristinemp added this to KitchenOct 15, 2016

not sure if i already flagged this or not but this is very similar to what I'm thinking

cristinemp
cristinemp added this to any room - even bathOct 15, 2016

wish this had plans with it. I'm still considering something like this - some extendable table.

dlhagan
dlhagan added this to HaganOct 9, 2016

Design of expandable table attached to island

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