Standard heights and other dimensions for kitchen islands along with a round-up of different types of islands and their functions.
Take-away ideas from Sunset's 2013 Idea Houses at Seabrook, Wasington, designed by architect Peter Brachvogel.
Selected winners from the 2013 Watermark Awards (for innovative kitchens and baths), sponsored by Builder magazine and Custom Home -- reviewed by Custom Home editor-in-chief Amy Albert.
More news from the Home Builder/KBIS show, from sliding cabinet doors to new color palettes.
New kitchen products and prototypes launched at the 2014 Home Builder/Kitchen & Bath Show in Las Vegas include "Freedom Induction" cooktops from Thermador and wireless charging counters from Dupont Corian.
Three different open kitchens show artful ways designers met the challenges that open kitchens pose.
Bathtubs are disappearing, according to a new survey by Houzz, the home remodeling and design website.
How to plan your eating space, whether it's formal or more casual and multi-functional, with dimensions for tables, chairs, bar stools.
You can order a butcher-block countertop to size. Then you fasten it down. This Old House senior technical editor Mark Powers shows how.
A round-up of eight countertop materials, with cost information and tips for using each.
Garbage, recycling, and compost bins are located in roll-out drawers accessible from the back hall.
Providing the utility needed for a small bathroom without sacrificing ventilation and view.
How to make sure your new master bathroom maximizes space while containing the amenities you want.
A round-up of simple, affordable ideas for kitchen and baths from a Fine Homebuilding editor who has covered homes for thirty years.
Learn the five-part strategy for achieving good lighting in the bath, and you'll be able to highlight both your own beauty and the room's.