A deep dive look at a dream kitchen plan: open enough for gathering, with clearly-defined areas for every function a kitchen needs to serve
A video tour shows how even tough regulations and a tight lot didn’t faze Gast Architects. The team infused a San Francisco Shingle-style rehab with great flow and contemporary touches.
A lodge-style Texas home with warmth, soul, and a sensible scale. Restrained details and friendly materials keep it from looking overblown and feeling cavernous.
Merit, 2013 Builder’s Choice and Custom Home Design Awards
Pima Canyon Master Bath, a 2013 Watermark Awards Grand winner, was praised by the judges for its wealth of smart ideas, including a dressing table concealed behind folding doors, a sleek wenge double-vanity, and niche shelving in the shower.
“Full of good ideas,” said the judges, who gave this kitchen an Award of Merit.
This bath features a clever turn on the wet room, with the bathtub set inside the shower. It earned a Merit Award for that design, for its luxurious finishes, and for deftly balancing privacy with a connection to the outdoors
This master suite addition won an Award of Merit for its a master bath. Inspired by the homeowners collection of objects, the master bath has a vanity made of salvage wood and a ceiling finish of woven rope. An one-off, hand-hewn feel is the result.
The Pima Canyon home won an Grand Award for its master bath and the kitchen won an Award of Merit. Indoor-outdoor connections, an interesting an varied palette, and an open-plan design that emphases high function all grabbed the judges’ attention. Online only; slideshow included.
The Baileyana Powder Room won an award of merit for its deft and appealing use of materials. It’s a great example of stylish high function in a small space.