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  • inside angles

    Sleek commercial interiors are bread-and-butter work for Steve Dumez, FAIA, who heads up design for Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in New Orleans. But he was a relative stranger to the subtleties of residential practice when he took on this project—the conversion of

  • asian appeal

    An affinity for Japanese design united architect and clients and yielded this serene soaking space.

  • epicurean escape

    For homeowners who spend weekdays in New York City rushing through power lunches and business dinners, weekends on Long Island are all about cooking for themselves. In this getaway kitchen, quiet meals for two in a custom-built fireside eating nook were a

  • clean sweep

    These homeowners wanted big remodeling bang on a moderate budget. Designer Kevin Alter suggested focusing their dollars on frequently used spaces such as the kitchen and master bath while choosing simple but effective upgrades (like new windows and fewer

  • clear choice

    Like the kitchen, this master bath renovation looks like a million bucks but cost a fraction of that. A pared-down palette and tricks from tradesmen cut costs but not corners. It all started with the homeowner's request for a bigger window. Alter suggeste

  • pointed counterpoint

    The rejuvenated Brewhouse's hard-edged aesthetic is echoed in the bath, where polished surfaces stand in contrast to the chunky interior stone walls. Like the kitchen/living room relationship, the bath is largely open to the adjoining master bedroom.

  • sincerely austere

    How does one insert ultramodern living spaces into a former industrial military building? Acanthus Ferguson Mann Architects of Bristol, England, accomplished it with a kitchen and bath retrofit that's bold enough to hold its own inside the heavyweight building, yet is also sleek and translucent.

  • long hall

    Designer, developer and homeowner Sean Bell works around multiple obstacles to design a bathroom for a Seattle home.

  • open wide

    Nothing worth doing is easy, right? Well, the limitations of this Seattle infill site would daunt most mortals: The steep urban lot is deemed a “critical area” in danger of mudslides. Its southern exposures—crucial to passive-solar benefits—face a freeway.

  • work out

    Incorporating commercial trends in the home kitchen is one thing, but Adamstein and Demetriou didn't stop there.