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The kitchen appliances are by Mora and the sink is by Franke.
Barbara Hill's Dancehall/House in Marfa, Texas

September 14, 2010

Misty Keasler
In the kitchen, which faces west to capture views of the San Jacinto Mountains, a large red work by James Jensen punctuates one wall. The induction cooktop is from Gaggenau; the sinks were sourced from Blanco.
The owners requested that the kitchen act as the center of the home so it was built at the rear of the property. “It allowed us to pop off the roof and add clerestory windows to bring in an abundance of sunlight and fresh air,” DiRocco said. The sink is by Blanco and the faucet is by Grohe.
Johanna Molineus’s peripatetic childhood is reflected in the Chinese and Central Asian textiles and objects found throughout her small London apartment, including a square-patterned horse blanket.
Segal designed the kitchen cabinets. The oven and cooktop are by Gaggenau; the sink is by Franke.
According to the design team, vegetarians use significantly more ingredients that need to be washed and diced, and they are more apt to make use of home-grown sprouts. In response they have created a generous double sink with additional drainage surfaces with a restaurant-grade “sprinkler". The team claims their design is the very first to include "a sprout bridge” that's directly integrated into the sink (we believe them). The glass covering the sprouts features special "sieve shutters" that can also be used for storage.
GE Monogram takes inspiration from aviation and infrastructural industries when designing refrigerators and dishwashers. The envelope-pushing brand will display its latest wares, and industrial design director of GE Appliances Lou Lenzi will join us onstage to talk about kitchen trends and technology.
This unique plywood-and-slate combination makes a great choice for small bathrooms that require a corner bathroom vanity.
On the ground floor, Simpson’s fiancée, Krysty Peebles, makes coffee in a compact kitchen outfitted with a Foraze Panni sink, Bosch induction cooktop, and Mitsubishi refrigerator.
The cast-concrete sink, glass detailing, and steel appliances add to the clean, minimal, space-saving feel of the kitchen.
A view of built-in foot pedals to run the faucets.
To open up the kitchen’s tight quarters, Greenawalt removed an adjacent divider wall and created hollow areas beneath the sink, counter, and custom-built bar, allowing resident Amy Corcoran-Hunt to sit comfortably facing them in her wheelchair.
A Carrara marble sink in the bathroom is surrounded by Brazilian pine and cypress.
The large, naturally lit kitchen is the heart of the house. Messmate-clad cupboards and huge expanses of glass dominate the space where Angelucci uses the sink, Gorman works at the kitchen island, and Pepa and Hazel look on. Play in the courtyard between the kitchen and garage is easily supervised and enclosed from the alley behind the house.
In the master bath, a custom raised Silestone sink is surrounded by a teak countertop and Porcelanosa glass tiles. Teak slats anchor the glass-enclosed shower.
The sink in the half bath was special-ordered from Home Depot and Pavonetti designed the base to give the basin a snug fit. He built it out of a steel rod and painted it with black shoe polish.
In the guest bathroom, Givone installed a hand-chiseled sink made of 17th-century marble quarried from the hills outside of Rome.
Custom shoji-inspired screens of Roberts’s design conceal the closet and extend to provide privacy for the adjacent shower and soaking tub.