Kitchens and Baths We Love

April 2016,
Vol. 16
Issue 04
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Outstanding Projects from Brooklyn to Vancouver
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This Kitchen Is as Cozy as Your Favorite Coffee Shop and That's Exactly the Idea

When their house was in need of a pick-me-up, a London couple turned to the designer of their favorite coffee shop for an industrial-strength renovation.

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We Can't Get Enough of This German Apartment's Trendy Matte-Black Kitchen

A German family's homelife takes shape around a modern kitchen.

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Olafur Eliasson Eliminates Sad Desk Lunches with This Amazing Daily Ritual

A new book from Phaidon, Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen, documents a beloved daily routine in the artist’s Berlin studio: group lunch.

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Our Scandinavian Style Dreams Come True in This Brooklyn Town House

Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn town house.

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One Home, Three Bathrooms, Each with an Awesome Way to Use Tile

A Vancouver architect collaborates with a team of artisans on a trio of bathrooms in his home.

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14 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Safe and Accessible

If a house is a machine for living, an occasional system update is necessary. Accessibility experts weigh in on how to maximize safety and function—for all ages and abilities—in the kitchen.

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Skype Lets a Family Renovate Their Kitchen 3,700 Miles Away

An Australian family living in Singapore plans a homecoming renovation, one Skype chat at a time.

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A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties

A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.

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11 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Safer

If a house is a machine for living, an occasional system update is necessary. Accessibility experts weigh in on how to maximize safety and function—for all ages and abilities—in the bathroom.

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This Chilean House Recreates the Hot Spring Experience with a Super Luxurious Stone Tub

Located in a forest in the Andean foothills, a house draws from the region’s geology to produce a unique bathing experience.

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These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter

In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.

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This Cozy Home Totally Changes How We Think of Tribeca Lofts

A Manhattan renovation takes cues from its neighbors—a pioneering artist’s loft and the light of the nearby Hudson River.

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This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete

Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool for all.

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Ingenious Organization Ideas for the Busiest Room in the House

From custom cabinetry to hidden hooks, get clever when organizing your home.

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Who Said Kitchen Palettes Have to Be Boring?

From bright yellow to copper, make a statement with your kitchen.

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Master of Italian Design Antonio Citterio Wants Us to Rethink These Objects We Use Every Day

The Italian architect and designer discusses sustainability, bathroom design, and how small details can make a big impact.

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These Aren't Your Parents' Showerheads and Faucets

Morning becomes eclectic with new colorways, shapes, and features.

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Our Editor Sets the Kitchen and Bath Benchmark

“Interiors...remind us of what to do, where we’ve come from, and who we are.” —Edward Hollis, The Memory Palace

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A Half-Buried Home Fights for Sunlight

A ribbon of light ties a concrete kitchen to its picturesque landscape.

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Kiss the Conventional Sink and Faucet Goodbye

These sculptural designs transform the bathroom as you know it.

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How GE Is Creating Appliances That Don't Discriminate

GE corporate design lead Lou Lenzi discusses the process of developing products that work for everyone.

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Sci-Fi Sleek Kitchen Appliances for Close Quarters

Streamlined appliances pack functionality into narrow silhouettes.

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Tidy Tools for Making Sure Your Bathroom Doesn’t Look Gross

Simple pieces offer flexible storage solutions.