One Great Room: John Maniscalco's Russian Hill Residence

Let's jet over to sunny California for a dose of decor inspiration.

Based in San Francisco, architect John Maniscalco designed this open-plan kitchen for his Russian Hill Residence. Space is maximized with ceiling-high cabinets and integrated appliances. Hardware-free cabinetry simplifies the design. Wooden stools and banquette seating add warmth to the room.

More images below. Which room is your favorite?

The home’s exterior. Wow! A modern masterpiece that looks very comfortable in its 19th century setting.