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Kitchens & Baths

Kitchens & Baths Spring 2018

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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BEYOND BASIC BATHS Use the latest buzzworthy trends to revamp a dreary bathroom into a spa-worthy getaway. Learn more at TraditionalHome.com/BathTrends MIXED METALS Don’t let mismatched kitchen finishes scare you! Find out how to tastefully mix metals to create a stylish space at BHG.com/MixMetals CAFFEINE FIX Coffee beans, a French press, and smart storage are only some of the perks of a beverage center that will bring out your inner coffee connoisseur. Visit BHG.com/CoffeeStations for inspiration. INSIDE OUT Tour a showstopping kitchen that boasts separate workstations for every task and seamless transitions between indoors and out. TraditionalHome.com/HighFunction DOORLESS SHOWERS Ditch the shower door for a modern approach to the bathing experience. Find tips for designing an open shower at BHG.com/DoorlessShowers…

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from the editor

OUR HOMES ARE GETTING SMARTER. The Internet of Things, connectivity, smart hubs, home automation—these high-tech terms are now commonplace, driving discussions around what our future homes will look like and how they will function. But what does it mean for the everyday consumer? On a recent visit to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Orlando, I had the privilege of sitting down with the team from Control4, a leader in smart home systems and one of the winners of our annual 30 Most Innovative Products Awards (check out the full list of winners, starting on page 33), to view a demo of their products and to gain a better understanding of their relevance in today’s home design landscape. Aside from the simple make-your-life-easier benefits of smart technology—the ability to adjust your…

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starring role

SATURATE Covering the upholstered walls with a bright solid pink creates a dramatic backdrop in this glamorous bathroom. A high ceiling and lots of natural light prevent the energetic hue from overpowering the space. ACCESSORIZE From the crystal chandelier and faucet handles to the mirror-clad chest, dazzling accessories elevate the bath’s high-fashion feel. It’s like jewelry paired with an evening gown—this room is dressed to impress. CONTRAST White and gray finishes balance the room. The scalloped pattern on the floor suits the intricate design of the bath without introducing another color to compete with the walls. A silvery gray finish on the trim, crown molding, and ceiling bridges the divide between the saturated walls and the bright white sink. Pink toile wallpaper adds elegance. Bubblegum pink pairs well with marble. Hot pink metallics make a style…

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supporting role

SATURATE Floor-to-ceiling white finishes drenched in natural light create a bright spot to make and share meals. This clean look works well in traditional, modern, or farmhouse-style kitchens. ACCESSORIZE Infuse the space with personality. A colorful midcentury dining set is a surprise introduction in this classic white-on-white kitchen. The soft salmon shade on the chairs pays tribute to the pink shades found in 1940s appliances. CONTRAST Black provides sharp contrast to bright white and soft pink while anchoring the focus of the room on the range wall. A stainless-steel apron-front sink puts a modern twist on a familiar favorite for a playful mix of old and new looks. Petal pink accents turn heads. Blush draperies soften a stately bath. Springy furnishings energize a dining space. Pastel fabrics create a cottage feel.…

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outside influence

Enchanted Garden SPRING FRESH Give your kitchen the peaceful palette of an outdoor landscape with a surrounding of soft green. Cottage door in Pesto (Starting at $700 for 12-inch-wide cabinet). Omega Cabinetry; omegacabinetry.com ROSY OUTLOOK Turn a plain vanity into a blooming beauty with a set of sculptural knobs. Large Pink Floral Knob ($19.99 for set of 4). Artisanal Creations; artisanalcreations.com ELEGANT ACCENT Marble and glass combine in an intricate handcrafted floral mosaic. Parterre collection, Estelle ($176 per square foot, as shown). New Ravenna; newravenna.com GREEN WITH ENVY Gracefully curved and finished in a crisp leafy green, this bathing beauty wins best in show. Hollywood in Pastel Green (NCS S 1020-G30Y) ($10,905). Devon&Devon; devon-devon.com UNDER FOOT A whimsical field of hand-painted fronds brings art to your floor as luxury vinyl. Greenhouse in Green ($69 per square meter). Atrafloor; atrafloor.com FLORAL FANCY Crown…

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islands with character