This project, by DC Custom Concrete, won Best Kitchen Countertop in the Cheng Design Awards for 2008.

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  • For this custom kitchen in San Diego, the clients presented DC Custom Concrete with an idea for what they wanted. However, they also gave partners Chris Frazer and Daryn Barnes a lot of liberty with design.

    The island was poured on site. "It was a monolithic mold built on site, secured to the floor," explains Frazer. "The concrete was pumped in from a truck outside," he says. DC also custom fabricated the stainless steel conduit coming from the ceiling to the island. "It's shaped like a fish tail," says Frazer, "and it runs electric to the island."
  • On the corner of the island is a blue agate stone. "It was glued into the mold and the concrete went up around it. There's also a teak raised bar on the island which complements the teak drainboard by the sink.

    The countertops cured for a week and a half, then the top was polished exposing some of the aggregate on top.

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  • This farm sink was built out of concrete. "We were trying to replicate the look and feel of a coral reef with the inside finish, and the sea green/bluish color," says Frazer. Rough foam was used to create the finish on the inside.
  • This countertop was finished in its natural gray color, which tied into the existing gray concrete floor. DC put a topical sealer on the floor to protect it and enhance it.

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