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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Linda O'Neill wrote:May 5, 2011
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    Schwartz and Architecture

    This is a one tiered custom designed island unfortunately

  • J

    Beautiful design throughout and very creative dining/island set up. Would you mind sharing the details of the Bay Area carpenter/contractor that build this tiered dining/island table? I've have difficulty finding and artisan in the Bay Area to build dining table that would sit next to an island (but not affixed to it as per your design). The dining table would have slightly different measurements that what you can buy, hence the custom build need. Thanks!!

ilovefabrics wrote:April 7, 2013

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

To preserve a family-room feel to the space, the primary kitchen functions form a long, partially hidden galley tucked along one wall. The designer was able to tuck the most intensive kitchen functions off to the side so that when you enter the room, it first seems like another casual living space. One of the owners cooks a great deal, using the kitchen every day, organizing extensive annual canning projects and cooking in a hand-built outdoor pizza oven in the adjacent yard. The openness, the design of the center table, corkboard panel detail, and canning shelves are all very specific to the needs of this family.

Becky Harris added this to Modern Icons: The Logico LampJanuary 11, 2011

This is the Triple Linear Suspension version of the lamp. It's a good option for long dining tables and kitchen islands. The lamp is made from handblown glass, which diffuses the light in an unique way. It's also available in a variety of configurations and sizes, as well as ceiling mounted, wall sconce, table lamp and floor lamp versions. If you do a quick search of "Logico Lamp" you'll see they are widely available at many sites online. Tip: Follow the online sites that you like on Twitter and Facebook. Often they send out coupon codes exclusively to their followers that are great for when you are ready to invest in an expensive item.

Becky Harris added this to Kitchens - Not Just for Cooking AnymoreMay 4, 2010

This island serves as a tall prep table, dinner table, or homework table.

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trufa28 added this to kitchen ideasMay 23, 2018

soapstone with light wood cabinetry

Margaret Hamilton added this to KitchenJanuary 10, 2018

Love all the warm wood colours, soapstone, slider cabinet doors

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