A California couple redesigns their kitchen to erase the barriers between inside and out. By Susan Heeger
Photo: Jeff Lipsky
For their household of two, Baer and Sieverts chose a two-drawer, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher, which uses a third less energy and half the water of their former conventional model. On ordinary days, the couple washes one drawerful of dishes at a time rather than waiting to fill a whole machine. But when they're entertaining, both drawers combine to handle a full load.