A California couple redesigns their kitchen to erase the barriers between inside and out. By Susan Heeger
Photo: Jeff Lipsky
The original kitchen had little storage, and what was there loomed mostly out of Baer's reach (she's just under 5 feet). A countertop appliance garage corrals much-used machines like the juicer and food processor. The cabinet, fitted with sliding doors, doubles as a partition between kitchen and living room.