Interior design by Valdez Architects, in Frisco, and the homeowner Nancy Jackson. www.valdezarchitects.com
Best Furniture bar chairs, available at Mountain Comfort in Frisco. www.mountaincomfortfrisco.com
Island Top Level
Measuring 6x9 feet, the Antiquated Cambrian Black Granite slab highlights black trim on the cabinets. LED lighting accents the stone work underneath the countertop and metal supports by Dragon Forge support both the granite slab and the foot rail (not shown).
Island Lower and Counters
Volcano Granite slab.
Stove and Arch
Dry stacked moss rock (also used on the home's exterior) houses the Wolf 48-inch gas range and hood. The Abyssinian tile elements by Ann Sacks add elegance to a functional backsplash. www.annsacks.com
Carlisle Old Growth Hickory floors add rustic appeal to the polished space, and tie in the wide-plank Douglas fir ceilings above.
The large Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer is recessed and covered with custom wood panels to match the cabinetry. www.subzero.com
Hanging bar pendants by Hammerton are part of the home's overall lighting designed by 186 Lighting Design Group, in Denver. www.186group.com
Knotty Alder cabinets designed by Cutting Edge Woodworking, in Leadville, feature a dark walnut stain, medium distressing and ebony accents in the crown. Raised panel doors and drawer fronts house utilitarian amenities such as trash and recycling rollouts, an appliance garage with pocket doors and rollouts in all base cabinets. www.cuttingedge-woodworking.com