Need a proper, grown-up bar setup for entertaining friends? Here are six options from the pages of Dwell to inspire you to reconfigure any long, short, awkward, or tiny space into one fit for a dream host.
Designer Nicole Hollis outfitted a San Francisco home with a wet bar at one end of the kitchen. It’s equipped with a spout for filtered water, an ice maker, a wine fridge, and over-sink shelving—it is the happy-hour hotspot. Photo by Ben Mayorga Photography.
David Sarti's little red house in Seattle includes one of his favorite inventions: a mobile kitchen-supply box/cocktail station/breakfast bar with casters that hides beneath the stairs. Photo by Misha Gravenor.
In the desert town of Borrego Springs, California, Doug Paton and Stacey Chapman Paton prep for guests at their bar/counter topped with a smooth, white Corian finish. Ice and other necessities are stored beneath the counter. Photo by JUCO.