Because we can’t give up on an underdog, we decided to employ the Kintusgi technique which originated in Japan. It started as a way of repair cups, pots and plates that were broken. By using gold mortar, the vessel became more valuable after it was repaired than when it was pristine.
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This is brick mould. It is something that I didn’t even know existed one year ago. But now we are good friends.
One of the biggest challenges with our space and it's renovation was electrical. The structure itself is all concrete and clay tiles. This is awesome for longevity but really hard for systems! We were lucky enough to meet Matthew Baird of Norse Electric.
We fell in love with this amazing 1920's italian marble sink and dreamed of incorporating it into our "larder" -- the space that once was the kitchen in our building.
Our space was featured on Architectural Digest's Clever as a renovation diary. It was awesome to work with their team to create this story and we've had so many cool conversations because of it. Click to read more!