Kitchens + Baths

A Palate for Palette

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Artistic homeowner brings a love of color to the kitchen Mixed-media painter Julie Wilmot and her husband Phil, a semi-retired general contractor, visited no less…

Recipe for Flow

Recipe for Flow

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Tight collaboration yields a stylish high-contrast kitchen It takes a visionary village of construction pros, designers, and artisans to create a high-livability kitchen, one marked…

The Best Laidback Plans

The Best Laidback Plans

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Laurie Sprenger is a dietician from a big Italian family, and she likes to cook. But she and her husband Chris “don’t live in…

Someday is Now

Someday is Now

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Even if you’re not a Julia Child wannabe, you still deserve a “tremendously interesting” kitchen, to paraphrase the late culinary icon. Today’s open layouts…

You Can’t Touch This

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In an era known for tear downs and home renovations that erase any trace of a space’s previous incarnation, the Smith home is a…

Coffee With Cream

Coffee With Cream

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Edward Cocciadiferro and his wife Jackie like to go big at holiday time — thus the two ovens and large walk-around island in their…

Hardwood Times

Hardwood Times

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Lush, rural Madison County is one of Western North Carolina’s most heritage-heavy micro regions, the kind of place where old family names have been…