Cool furniture, design objects and desiderata

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  1. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Well that doesn't make too much sense to me. I wouldn't want to turn around and throw pots in the island sink - one, it will drip everywhere on the wood floors; two, this is the central island that's set up for guests to sit and have a drink while the meal is being prepared - I'm not throwing a stack of pans under their nose [​IMG]

    I don't mind prepping away from the range on the island, as you explained, but the main sink location bothers me more. Why not put a pot-filler above the range for that purpose?


    I don't get pot fillers. You still have to carry the pot over to the sink to dump the water out. I guess it saves you one trip, but I never really thought to add one.
     


  2. SkinnyGoomba

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    Did you recently get your own place? If so, congrats.
    Not my spot Pio, my girlfriends, just helping with the interior design and will be doing the improvements. If things go smoothly I might move in at some point, but it will be a while. If you'll notice the table that I built it hanging out behind me in that picture.
     


  3. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    Don't like the range on the island, sorry. Those hoods also just don't work very well.

    I know, I don't either, but it works well enough in this setup where it doesn't seem to be much of an issue and I'd learn to deal. If he has a high-smoke something he's going to make, he can just use his other kitchen.

    alternatively, he has the luxury of skipping both kitchens and just using this:
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  4. gdl203

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    I don't get pot fillers. You still have to carry the pot over to the sink to dump the water out. I guess it saves you one trip, but I never really thought to add one.

    Our place has one but I'm not sure I would have ever thought to spec one TBH. I agree they're only moderately useful.
     


  5. Fred49

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    On another note and probably for another time. What is with the USA and the need to redo grandmas kitchen cabinets? I too like grandmas house, but most people (USA) dont like the sleek Euro look. The cost is the same and some of the coolest kitchens I have seen are in homes from the 1800's with very contemporary kitchens.
     


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    [​IMG]

    my cultural memory just went [​IMG]
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    How long is the island?

    I'm not certain, I know it's Polyform. I'll have to ask, but it's not particularly large and is fairly narrow.
     


  8. Fred49

    Fred49 Senior member

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    I really like this combo of the black laquer and the teak
    [​IMG]
     


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    Our place has one but I'm not sure I would have ever thought to spec one TBH. I agree they're only moderately useful.

    That is why you have a sink with the pot filler on the side. Just a small one.
     


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    I really like this combo of the black laquer and the teak
    [​IMG]


    oof. i'm really not a fan of the black. cheesy.
     


  11. Fred49

    Fred49 Senior member

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    This is a real rich and deep black that has lots of depth to it. No cheese at all honest.
     


  12. mordecai

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    it's too slick. it makes me think a magnolia a/v clerk is going to walk through those root curtains and try to sell me a high def tv setup
     


  13. Fred49

    Fred49 Senior member

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    Possible I'll ask. But in real life it is a very pretty kitchen IMO
     


  14. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    I don't like black either, but that's just a personal preference. I like marble, steel, concrete, wood, glass - I'm a materials fan. Just not dark materials.
     


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    ^ Agree. I like simple tiles too, particularly for backsplash and wall areas.
     


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