As any designer worth his or her salt will tell you – design is in the details – and as luck would have it, I’ve I got a little gem of a detail to share today….
Set within the recent renovation of this San Francisco kitchen, lies the elemental stylings of designer Nicole Hollis. When asked about her aesthetic leanings, Hollis describes a strong preference for clean lines, subtle textures and the use of raw materials like wood, metal, glass and leather. It is just this passion for materials and textures that gave rise to the rather brilliant kitchen back splash application you see above.
From a distance, the Calcutta marble wall appears honed but as the light catches it, and you move in, you’ll detect subtle linear striations running in contrast to the natural veining patterns of the stone. Such an interesting finish option, especially when combined with the natural marbling of the stone. What do you think?