Cool furniture, design objects and desiderata

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  1. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    These are not full kitchens, are they? They seem to be the counter/island sections of a kitchen. Where are the fridge, oven(s), etc...?

    Hard to compare.


    let me re-awaken my notion of witty concept but poor user design. I see it in those kitchens.
     
  2. RJE

    RJE Senior member

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    SField Senior member

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    That's definitely not a kitchen for someone that cooks. Almost no space. Looks like lego.

    Also completely uninspiring to me... I wouldn't want to cook there.
     
  4. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    A friend of mine brought one of these lines over from Italy some years ago. He thought, when speaking honestly, that they were basically for a big room in which one would entertain, serve drinks, maybe hors d'ouvres, but not really a kitchen.
     
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    Dewey Senior member

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    "looks cheap" ... good trolling [​IMG]
     
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    zjpj83 Senior member

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    "looks cheap" ... good trolling [​IMG]

    Yes, as opposed to wood laminate-faced cabinets. And radiators with chipping paint. But, hey, that sprezzatura has got to cost extra.
     
  7. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    They are studio kitchens..not ment to be taken as residential use kitchens. They show product uses and design possibilities. I was hoping that you could show me a photo of a kitchen you thought looked great ....not your own kitchen.[​IMG] You didn't like what you saw and I wanted to see what you think is wonderful.
    Ah, got it. Ok, I googled "beautiful kitchens" and all other assorted verbs and here are my top 5 pics from images (in no partular order): 1)[​IMG] cool in a rustic, modern sort of way, although I'm not sure if that's a microwave on top of the fridge. If so, why? 2)[​IMG] I dig this wood/white ultra modern thing. kind of cool. chairs suck though.[​IMG] 3)kind of a modern thing. i dig the long island/dining room table design. chairs still suck. 4)[​IMG] never seen an island/wine storage thing before. like this open design with the office built-in. 5)[​IMG] I know you're fond of bright colors. personally, I think that green looks a bit vomit-esque, but I like the contrast with the dishes and cabinets. another in the same color-contrast vein: [​IMG] this one is just fucking cool. when do you ever see a two-level island? [​IMG] And if you're going to do the Restoration Hardware look I kind of liked this one: [​IMG]
    No one who is as judgmental as rambo is going to put himself out there, now is he? [​IMG]
    HEY! Not judgmental, just opinionated.
     
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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    NorCal Senior member

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    a chalkboard kitchen wall is one of my little projects this year.

    They make chalkboard paint. You should check it out. I have magnetic paint from the same maker and much to my surprise it actually works quite well.
     
  10. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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    They make chalkboard paint. You should check it out. I have magnetic paint from the same maker and much to my surprise it actually works quite well.
    Really? Never heard of that before (the chalkboard, not the magnetic).
     
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    numbers two and four that Rambo showed work for me. Especially the wine storage below the counter is something I will look into when i move..
     
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    Rambo Senior member

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    numbers two and four that Rambo showed work for me. Especially the wine storage below the counter is something I will look into when i move..
    That island thing is cool isn't it? I'd have to assume its got temperature control since its so close to the sink. Although, i don't see a switch for a disposal, so there might not be power running through there.
     
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    I have learned that kitchens are tricky.
     
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    I have learned that kitchens are tricky.
    I keep telling you that you're not supposed to point the knives with the sharp edges facing out.
     
  15. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    I like my kitchen.

    I freakin' love your kitchen. Told Lish that I wanted one just like it someday. [​IMG]
     

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