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Kitchens & Baths

Kitchens & Baths

Summer 2020

Filled with North America's most gorgeous kitchens and baths, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths focuses on the spectacular products and high-end design solutions that make a space truly envy-inducing. Gorgeous photos bring to life top designers' most amazing work, showcasing rich architecture, fabulous finishes, and luxurious features. These are rooms meant to inspire and to put a face on your dreams.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Meredith Corporation
Frequency:
Back issues only
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in this issue

1 min.
from the editor

AS MUCH AS I LOVE A CLASSIC WHITE KITCHEN, there’s something about a confident color choice—a professional-style range in bright cobalt blue, a vintage claw-foot tub painted persimmon orange—that makes my heart skip a beat. I have immense respect for homeowners and designers who take that leap into the color stratosphere because I understand how scary it can be. We asked Caitlin Murray, founder and creative director of Black Lacquer Design in Los Angeles, to share her fearless approach to color—perfectly illustrated in the small bathroom she rehabbed for California clients (page 20). Her foolproof tips might convince you to abandon neutrals forever! Creating a design you love hinges not only on aesthetics, but also on the way a room feels and flows when you’re in it. For cooking pro and…

3 min.
style defined

casual coastal sleek contemporary modern country…

3 min.
creating a cook’s kitchen

Amanda Frederickson is a caterer, food stylist, test-kitchen chef, and now a cookbook author with a new book, Simple Beautiful Food, published by Ten Speed Press. When she and husband Luke moved from Los Angeles to a vintage home in Nashville, their priority was clear: Turn the tired old kitchen into the ultimate space to work, play, gather, and eat. She shared her design process with us. Q FOR AN OLD HOUSE, THIS KITCHEN FEELS VERY SPACIOUS. HOW DID YOU USE THE EXISTING SPACE? When we got the house, its kitchen was sort of a back room—tiny, with limited counter space and old cork floors. We found an empty space right next to it, on one side. On the other side, we discovered dead space between the kitchen and dining room. After…

2 min.
color splash

2 min.
choosing color with confidence

Q WHAT DO YOU TELL HOMEOWNERS WHO ARE AFRAID TO STEP OUTSIDE OF A NEUTRAL PALETTE? Luckily, at this point in my career most clients come to me because they love color! I adore all hues (even the neutral ones) but there are so many exciting opportunities without a tonal limitation. Baths are generally smaller than other spaces in a home and therefore less of a square footage commitment, so sometimes that’s where I begin my color conviction. It’s easy to make a bathroom feel like a jewel box through the use of bold color and pattern, so a little also goes a long way. Kitchens are often fairly open spaces these days so incorporating colors helps define each zone and give it a distinct style. Q WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE, OR…

1 min.
bathing beauties

MANY TUBS ARE AVAILABLE IN BOTH STANDARD AND PETITE SIZES TO ACCOMMODATE SMALLER BATHS.…