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Cortona Kitchen Transitional Kitchen, Austin

This Westlake site posed several challenges that included managing a sloping lot and capturing the views of downtown Austin in specific locations on the lot, while staying within the height restrictions. The service and garages split in two, buffering the less private areas of the lot creating an inner courtyard. The ancillary rooms are organized around this court leading up to the entertaining areas. The main living areas serve as a transition to a private natural vegetative bluff on the North side. Breezeways and terraces connect the various outdoor living spaces feeding off the great room and dining, balancing natural light and summer breezes to the interior spaces. The private areas are located on the upper level, organized in an inverted “u”, maximizing the best views on the lot. The residence represents a programmatic collaboration of the clients’ needs and subdivision restrictions while engaging the unique features of the lot.

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Photography by Adam Steiner
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Open concept kitchen - transitional open concept kitchen idea in Austin with recessed-panel cabinets, dark wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances — Houzz

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susanmarier wrote:
Susan - What is the name of the granite used here
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What is the name of the granite?
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Dimensions of main space (Kitchen + Dining + Living Room) - Wish you were in Toronto Ontario! Please tell us what the dimensions are of the 1st floor main open living space is (excluding the bedrooms). We'd love to see if we can do this in our 40 foot wide house plan. Thank-you soo much. 2 Canadian's Eh
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Does the cooktop have a down draft fan?
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Brad Harris wrote:
Could you tell me the type of wood and manufacturer of the cabinets?
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are the cabinets on the island walnut? Love the grain
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Oiled White Oak looks so beautiful.
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I love the pedant lights. Can you tell me what make they are?Thank you
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2534a wrote:
Love this entire kitchen - What type flooring is this; what is on the backsplash - a brick look ,but love the colour; also love choice of granite. Everything ties together verywell. I would appreciate info. for floorint type, backsplash type & colour, as well as granite name. Thank you.
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European White Oak.

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blvake wrote:
Love it - Love this kitchen !!
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Another great home good job guys. We have to get you to design one for us down here in San Diego.
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Stunning, what kind of wood is this?
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Pendants - Would love to know where the pendants are from
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We at Light In Art sell pendants very similar to these. Please visit our website at www.lightinart.com to see our glass lighting.
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Backsplash - What color tile did you use on the backsplash?
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becrunner wrote:
Please tell me the manufacturer of the pendant lights?
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mandymayjoseph wrote:
What are the approximate dimensions of this room?
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This whole space is approximately 50' long by 19'-6" wide.
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May I inquire the width of the window/french doors that bump in next to the dining table? thank you!

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Lighting - Can you give me the name of the lighting over the island? Thank you
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Very engaging kitchen. Nice use of space and materials.


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floors - are the floors vinyl or wood? Who's the mfg.?
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What type of flooring is used here? Thank you!
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Caryn Schuman wrote:
How high are these ceilings?
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12 feet
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Would love to know more about this floating ceiling you have. Details please?
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debrak_2008 wrote:
What is the NAME of the grantie? Thank you. - What is the name of the granite?
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The granite is Bianco Antico - from AG&M
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Thank you!
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lisamarkow wrote:
What are the dimensions of the island?
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They are each 7'-6" by 3'-6"
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What a great space. Do you know how many brackets are on the seating island -- the side that is not shown in the picture?
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basil81 wrote:
How long and wide do you think this room is? 50X20?
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Great guess! The whole room is 50' x 19'-6". That is from kitchen to dining to living.
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Love this concept! do you think it would be possible to do this and have this wonderful look with 33' X 25' addition with a single island?
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kathyspointofhue wrote:
What is this granite ?
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yes this is granite
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It is called Bianco Antico from AG&M
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Kitchen - Who is the manufacturer of the backsplash? Thank you.
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Thank you for your interest in our work! We're not certain about the manufacturer, but the tiles are from Materials Marketing in Austin.

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kuds1 wrote:
l I very the dining chairs - can you please tell me where I can find the chairs at the dining table
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Paint - What color is the paint ?
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Floors - Love the floors! Who makes them and what color is shown? Thanks!
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Joseph Smith wrote:
what is the name and source of granite countertop?
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Room ceiling height - What is the height of the ceiling in the kitchen and great room? Thanks
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These are 12' ceilings.

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michellesinreich wrote:
Kitchen Stools - Hello, could you please tell me where the kitchen stools are from? I saw a similar question in the history, but didn't come across an answer. Thanks very much for you help!
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What are the cabinets and who built them? Thanks! - What are the cabinets and who built them? Thanks!
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What stone is cladding the fireplace?
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what is the granite name?
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what tile is used on backsplash - building house
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What type of floor is this and what is the manufacturer please? Amazin
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Flooring, backsplash, granite - Can we have this info. Thankyou.
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Cabinets - Beautiful! Can you tell me the type of material/wood that the cabinets are made from? Thanks!
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The table - Where is the dining room table from?
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Where is the extractor for the stove?? - I love it tha it's so open.
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Caterina wrote:
Kitchen/dining/ living room combo - What is the dimensions of the of the room. Love the layout. We bought a ranch and we are adding bedrooms on second floor
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Thanks! This whole space is 50' long by 19'-6" wide.
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What color is the granite? - What color is the granite? Thanks
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Ceiling - Please tell me how the ceiling was made over the table.
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jewels4ever wrote:
who is the manufacturer of the oval kitchen table?
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Love the backsplash with the granite! - What is the subway tile?
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Backsplash tiles - Could you let me know the name of the manufacturer and the color of the tiles. I have the same granite and have been trying to find this color for my backsplash. You support would be very appreciated.
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nsheis wrote:
I would love to know more about the kitchen... - The tile, the granite, the type of wood, the source for the furnishing, the windows...can you tell I love this look! Getting ready to build...Thanks!
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sincerelyjo wrote:
Where did you get the dining room table and chairs?
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susansloss wrote:
Beautiful! Could you please share the wood on the cabinets? - And what is the wood on the cabinets? Thank you.
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Claire Vancott wrote:
granite color???
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How the recess lights are being set on the ceiling?layout is not clear
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Dining chairs? - Beaurtiful! Can you tell me where you/ they got the dining chairs at the table, please? Thank you.
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Vent? what kind? thanks
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Love the windows. - What is the brand? Are they custom?
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I love the cabinets! What is the wood species?
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Cabinets - What type of wood are the cabinets?
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Fireplace - What kind of stone and color is the stone on the fireplace?
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Great room! What is the ceiling height?
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rrvenezia wrote:
Love the Double Islands! - We're planning to have double islands in our new kitchen. It appears that your island with the stove is quite a distanbce from the fixed countertops. Is there a standard distance between fixed countertops and working islands? From this picture it appears as if there is too far a distance to safely maneuver hot dishes from the stove to the counter. Thanks!!
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Gross - Who does that
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dgbowen wrote:
planning 2 islands - What is the distance between the 2 islands?
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What is the floor?? - Love it!
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The floors are Vernal White Oil- European Oak from DuChateau .
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what color are the walls and door trim?
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Love the acrylic stool! - Where the acrylic stool from?
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mckinney529 wrote:
Interesting ceiling above the living room. - Is the purpose to help with the acoustics or is it just aesthetic to break up the great-room?
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What is the drop down of the floating light ceiling above the dining room?
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What is the paint color?
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