Tour a California Kitchen That Masterfully Mixes Modern and Rustic Elements

Tour a California Kitchen That Masterfully Mixes Modern and Rustic Elements

summary Tour a California Kitchen That Masterfully Mixes Modern and Rustic Elements

Orange County appears an improbable place to grasp interior designer Raili Clasen and modeler Eric Olsen's cutting edge farmhouse style. In any case, the pair's simple living conditions, similar to this kitchen-and-structure combo in another home in Newport Beach, are associating with O.C. families. Amplified for engaging and indoor/outdoor stream, the kitchen has impressive area, yet its takeaways — layered lighting, hits of example — can apply to any size space.

If you can

If you can, go huge à la a genuine barn.

At 25-by-20 feet, the open kitchen — "It's as immense as an animal dwellingplace," Clasen says — required decorations scaled for its size. Like the island: It's 14-feet since quite a while ago, finished with a Caesarstone ledge in Blizzard, and equipped with a Rohl eatery style sprayer spigot and a Miele dishwasher. "It stays the floor design," Clasen says. "Anything littler would have been gobbled up by the tremendousness." To coordinate the island's extents, Clasen picked a 10-foot-long Restoration Hardware dining table of unpleasant cut recovered white oak. Clean-lined Hans Wegner Wishbone seats guarantee that the look doesn't skew excessively rustic. 


Be brave and layer your lighting.

Knowing the 16-foot-high roof could deal with stupendous motion lighting, Clasen hung huge scale pendants from the Urban Electric Co. powder-covered in white. The announcement apparatuses — in excess of three feet tall and weighing 150 pounds each — "bring the show," she says. As a contrast, a solitary line of 11 uncovered globules enlightens the kitchen table. Albeit insignificant, the massed gathering "has an effect all its own." 

Big space

Opt for realistic tile.

Cement tiles from Ann Sacks, introduced behind the Thermador gas cooktop and the dry bar next to the dining table, include the perfect measure of point of convergence design. The high quality Moroccan tiles "have heaps of identity," Clasen says.

Bring it outside

Don't fear striking color.

Whites feel brighter and grays fresher in the presence of the deep slate-dim cabinetry shading, Benjamin Moore's Wrought Iron. "It's as near dark as you can get without really doing dark and startling the clients,"Clasen jokes. 

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Big space, greater details.

Just outside, a gas chimney with coated earthenware tiles and an18-foot-tall stuccoed chimney is "the porch's sculptural point of convergence," Olsen says. The seat measure concrete hearth duplicates as additional seating amid parties. Overhead, a pergola of 6-by-10-inch cedar beams provides a feeling of walled in area and fractional sun insurance without burdening the space. The dim stain diverges from the home's white exterior and the Urban Electric Co. trellis lights offer twilight illumination. 

Gray Kitchen Bar With Tile Backsplash

Bring it outside.

Reluctant to sit tight years for a rosy darker ipe deck to smooth in shading, the customers picked a warmth treated hardwood that seems weathered from the get-go. As strong as ipe, the boards oppose dampness and decay. See something here you like? Look at our shopping guide for where to discover it.This story initially showed up in the July/August 2017 issue of House Beautiful.

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