14 October 2009

It Is What It Is

The designers who were dealt this petite, problematic space recognized it would be far better to acknowledge its limits than attempt to disguise them. As a result, there's an atelier quality to the space that—for me, at least—is irresistible. mlinaric-henry-zervudachi.com


  1. Their designs are absolute luxuriance, even in the limiting context of black and white. Wonderful choice. Imagine how different this kitchen would be if the ceiling were a few inches lower, a few millim├Ętres, or if the pictures had gone any higher. All the difference in the world. Perhaps I'm a worrywart, but I worry about things of value being too close to a stove or where people can accidently bump into them. Obviously, the owner of this kitchen is very deliberate.

  2. One way of circumventing the damage issue: Have high-quality copies made of the original photographs, and hang those in the vulnerable spots. For extra insurance, use French cleats as a support system.
    Thanks for raising the concern.


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