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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 Roger Davies
A Southern California couple seeking more space turned to the home’s original architect…
Photo by Mark Seelen
Bringing personal style home is only natural for these three highly individual fashion designers…
Photo by Matthew Millman
Four good friends turned their living-room start-up into an international design firm…
Tomas Maier’s quietly confident imprimatur is evident in new stemware, a Murano lamp, and more…
Photo by Marco Scarpa
Steeped in heritage, the luxury clothier creates beautiful drapery and other accessories…
Contemporary shapes, top materials, and a modern attitude define Fendi Casa’s home collection…
Giorgio Armani’s pure lines, harmonious colors, and sophistication transfer well to home products…
The designer’s new stemware and other home accessories summon art deco glamour and the Machine Age…
From glass shelving to stainless-steel side tables, these are our favorite new products for fall…
Photo by Ross Cisneros
Designer Erin Sullivan creates an eye-catching, geometric bookend…