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Designing

Necessary Ingredients

Those dreamy kitchens you see in ads and on TV may look good, but are they functional? An architect shares tips for a successful renovation.

(Illustration by Isabelle Cardinal)
By Leah Greenwald
January 11, 2009

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The magazine cover shows a gorgeous room -- a huge kitchen with enormous windows over the double sink, tasteful slate countertops, a copper pot rack hanging over an island cooktop, open shelves stacked with choice crockery. The wall cabinets have gleaming glass doors. Some people look at it and think, "I wish it could be mine." I look at it ... (Full article: 848 words)

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