Fire & Water

With people spending more time at home, kitchens and baths are beginning to receive the attention they deserve. The size of the rooms and the scale of their fixtures are expanding—as is the number of top architects and interior designers focusing on these all-important comfort zones. Here, we present three kitchens and two bathrooms from leaders in the field. Enter these pages and emerge feeling refreshed and ready to remodel:

Bright, Light, White:
The traditional kitchen receives a contemporary makeover.

Islands in the Steam:
A Craftsman kitchen with all the mod cons.

Yen for Zen:
Dramatic serenity reigns near Scranton.

A Precious Jewel Box:
Precision matters in a tight space.

Photo by Darlene Halaby
A stunning transformation brings out a Southern California property’s coastal side...
Photo by Leonardo Finotti
In Brazil’s most populous city, a high-rise home provides a chic and spacious sanctuary for its art...
Photos by Robert Canfield; Roger Davies; Doug Burke; Eric van den Brulle
If one room in the house best captures the spirit of its inhabitants, it is the kitchen...
At age 16, Kelly Hoppen designed a friend’s kitchen, and that was the start of her London practice...
Photo by Rebecca Lievre
Perennial delights from floral designer Jeff Leatham...
The recently opened Gubi flagship is a uniquely material world...
Classic finishes and nature-inspired designs soak the bathroom in style...
Photo by Jamie McGregor Smith
LONDON The Connaught Formerly a walk-in humidor, the brass bar in the distinguished hotel’s...
Pure instinct led Fleur Bresler to create one of the country’s foremost collections of wood art...
Photo courtesy of Claudiu Voichin
The Chicago Landmark is located north of downtown and just a block from the shore of Lake Michigan…