Hayes Valley RemodelContemporary Kitchen, San Francisco

This one level flat was completely gutted by a fire. We completely changed the layout of rooms. The wood feature wall is composed of reused studs that were charred in the fire. At the edges, some of the black charring can still be seen.

This project has been featured in Dwell and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Photo by Bruce Damonte

Inspiration for a contemporary u-shaped kitchen remodel in San Francisco with a double-bowl sink, flat-panel cabinets, stainless steel appliances, stone slab backsplash, light wood cabinets and blue countertops —  Houzz
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Karen Fruchtman wrote:Nov 17, 2013
  • Zeink
    What is the countertop used?
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    jones | haydu
    the wood is madrone, which is a fast growing tree local to the area. meridor, the oven door operates just fine. zeink, the counter is a slab stone called pietra cardoza.
irepit wrote:Oct 17, 2014
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    jones | haydu
    plywood is the substrate.
  • adykhu55

    Do the cabinets have plywood inside the tops of each cabinet, or did you increase the height of all the cabinet doors by 3/4" or so? Usually plywood substrate requires a mitered front, making it look 1-1/2" thick on the front.

jeletta wrote:Jul 28, 2014
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    jones | haydu
    the countertop is a natural slab stone called pietra cardoza. i would look for a vendor who specializes in stone in your area.
  • Edmond Vandergraff
    Pietra Cardoza? That sounds really interesting, but it looks really beautiful. My wife and I are planning on re-doing our entire kitchen, and we're trying to get ideas for our counter tops. I really like this color a lot. Do they scratch very easily? http://www.venatostone.com/products.html
adykhu55 wrote:Mar 15, 2015
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    jones | haydu

    the hood is by miele. it has a touch release function such that with a slight touch it extends out from the cabinetry while cooking.

fryfolks wrote:Feb 18, 2015
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    jones | haydu

    check with fox marble in san francisco. i imagine they have it, or can at least get it.


Jan Slimmer wrote:Feb 1, 2015
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    jones | haydu

    thanks. the range is bertazzoni.

Lynn Brammeier wrote:Jun 27, 2014
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    jones | haydu
    it is a slab stone called pietra cardoza.
erv1 wrote:Mar 16, 2014
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    jones | haydu
    no, the backsplash is slab stone.
clauer wrote:Dec 21, 2013
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    jones | haydu
    the slab stone was 3/4". we did not flush the stove with the cabinet front, but rather the counter edge, which overhung the cabinet face about 3/4". if you have a different aesthetic in mind for alignment, you can simply customize the counter depth and pull the cabinets from the wall a bit further (or fabricate them deeper).
Koray illeez wrote:Nov 29, 2016
    Helen Osmachenko Swiatek wrote:Oct 23, 2015

      What Houzz contributors are saying:

      jenott
      Jennifer Ott Design added this to Countertop and Backsplash: Making the Perfect MatchNov 6, 2013

      Approach 3: Use the Same Material for Both Counter and BacksplashLove your countertop selection and want to keep this process simple? Consider running your countertop material up onto the wall as the backsplash. This is an especially smart option if you are required to purchase entire slabs of your chosen countertop material and you happen to have enough material left over to use the remainder as the backsplash.Shown: Get the look with a Pietra del Cardoso stone counter and backsplash.

      What Houzzers are commenting on:

      aleader
      aleader added this to Kitchen IdeasSep 8, 2019

      pietra cardosa counter and backsplash

      cherylrssll
      cherylrssll added this to Wish ListAug 5, 2019

      Is this a good approach? Would it add depth to the room or just seem "blah"?

      webuser_320111349
      Christel Milne added this to Kitchen splashbackApr 16, 2019

      Same material for bench top and splashback

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