This week in Remodelista Reconnaissance: a faucet mystery, solved.
A few weeks back, reader Petra wrote in asking about the faucets spotted in the featured photo in Remodeling 101: In Praise of Wall-Mounted Faucets. Our team did some sleuthing; here’s the answer.
Pictured is the original inspiration—the de-plated Emerick Architects faucet for a kitchen in Portland, Oregon—in closeup. As the architects described at the time: “Unable to find a budget-friendly, unlacquered brass faucet (who wants to spend $1,500 for a cabin?), we instead found a trusty Chicago faucet design in chrome and then we had the plating removed. The whole thing cost a tenth of the alternative.”
For more Remodelista Reconnaissance, see:
- Uncovering the Paint Colors in an Ever-Changing French Kitchen
- Desks and Tables from Readymade Legs
- Reath Design’s Wrap-Around Curtain Rods
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