Kitchen Remodel in San Francisco's Noe Valley
When our client purchased this home in San Francisco's Noe Valley in 2012, the kitchen was a poorly lit, secluded space isolated from the rest of the house. We quickly knew what needed to be done - the wall between the informal living area, and the small kitchen window both needed to go away. The window was moved more towards the center of the kitchen, so that the view was out towards the city and not into the stairs from the deck above. The wall, as you can see, completely went away. This instantly created a large open space, perfect for entertaining.
Because the homeowner took to using the existing dining room as an additional bedroom, we needed to tap our creativity for a new dining area. We opted for a custom built picnic bench - while remaining functional as both an eating area and a work surface, it also offers a level of intimacy with guests that a traditional dining room could never hold a candle to.