Hdr Annualissue
Kitchens & Baths 2012
from the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine

Articles

NEW KITCHEN, AND THEN SOME
by Steve Kuhl
How a small addition improved a ranch house with a new kitchen, a better dining room, a porch, a mudroom, and a bath
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THE STAY-AT-HOME SPA
by Rob Brennan
splurging on an exuberant master bath was a lifestyle choice for a busy professional couple
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HOW TO DAYLIGHT A BATHROOM
by Cathy Schwabe
Three strategies for balanced and efficient natural lighting
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SPOTLIGHT ON TEXTURES
by Jay B. Lane
An Oregon contractor wrestles more function from his small vintage kitchen
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BATHROOM REBORN
by Dave Mulder
How one bathroom was transformed from a dark afterthought to a bright, smart space, without changing the footprint
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CHOOSE THE RIGHT KITCHEN SINK
by Clair Urbain
Follow these three steps to take your sink from a dingy dumping ground to a functional focal point
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CALIFORNIA KITCHEN
by Jesse Rozay
A cavernous kitchen is redesigned into a bright and bold new space
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LINEAR DRAINS FOR CUSTOM SHOWERS
by Justin Fink
These sleek drains open shower-design possibilities, but at a cost
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A PORCH BECOMES A BATH
by Donna Wax
A defunct space is transformed into an asian-inspired master bath
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A SMALL ADDITION TRANSFORMS A KITCHEN
by Lauren Davis and Steven Offenhartz
Lessons in comfort, composition, and convenience
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RENOVATING FOR THE RIGHT KITCHEN
by Daryl Hansen
Tiny addition and more windows make a better space for period-appropriate cabinetry in a craftsman-style home
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COOKTOPS: FROM SIMMER TO SEAR
by Sean Groom
How to narrow the field and find one that works for you
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Buyer's Guides to Cooktops:
Gas Cooktops: The Choice of Chefs
Wok Burners: The Power of One
Radiant Cooktops: Sleek and Easy to Clean
Induction Cooktops: Magnetism Gets Things Cooking

CARRIAGE-HOUSE KITCHEN
by Rob Yagid
A pair of artists infuse innovative storage solutions with creative details in an open floor plan
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Departments

COMMENTARY
Lessons Houses Have Taught Me

GREAT IDEAS
A Surprise Window in a Small Bath
Cutlery Cabinet
Dining Set
Waste Station
Dressed Up Laundry, in the Hall
Double-Serving Shelves

FIXTURES & MATERIALS
A Supersize Sink
Indian-Inspired Mosaics
Range Hoods You'll Remember
Simpler than Stub Outs
Granite Too Mainstream? Try Volcanic Rock
Homemade Cement Tile

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
Bathroom Sinks

DRAWING BOARD
Finishes for a Master Bath

TAILGATE
Johnny Grey, designer

BACK COVER
Stickley Fridge



Softcover Magazine, 8-7/8 x 10-7/8 in., 108 pgs., with color photos and drawings
Published 2012, ISSN 1096-360X, #FHB111201