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This inspirational book allows readers to dream about their ideal bathroom and kitchen, but it doesn’t stop there: Kitchens & Baths for Today & Tomorrow also helps readers transform their dreams into reality. From simply practical to fabulously luxurious, this book is written specifically for do-it-yourselfers. Photographs of beautiful rooms are right alongside insider tips, detailed instructions on how to plan and design kitchens and bathrooms, as well as money-saving ideas that can be adapted to personal plans, clever do-it-yourself projects for each topic, hints and tips from professional designers, a glossary of terms, and a valuable resource guide for DIYers.
The book gives bathrooms and kitchens equal attention in their own sections. Both sections open with an introductory planning and design chapter specific to the room, and then move into detailed chapters discussing key elements of the room, including: walls, floors, ceilings, storage and display, lighting, fixtures and fittings, and ventilation. The kitchen sections also offers ideas to aid in food preparation and cleanup, and dining and hospitality. The photos, descriptions, facts, and details from Kitchens & Baths for Today & Tomorrow will help readers plan kitchen and bathroom projects wisely.
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Creative Publishing international (March 1, 2008)
About the book: “Modern Kitchen Workbook: A Design Guide for Planning a Modern Kitchen” by Wanda Jankowski
State-of-the-art kitchen design strongly reflects the 21st century lifestyle. Now, more than ever, the kitchen really is the heart of the home, and there is a kitchen to suit every personality and design sensibility. The aim of this comprehensive selection of new designs is to showcase the best of what is happening in kitchens today. This book features the innovative use of materials by brands like Boffi, as well as original and alternative use of space by architects such as Messana OВґRorke.
About the Author
Kitchen design expert Wanda Jankowski has had her finger on the pulse of the latest in kitchens and baths since 1987. Editor-in-chief emeritus of four popular design magazines, Kitchen & Bath Business; Build It! Ultra Build It! Home Plans; Architectural Lighting; and Designers’ Kitchens and Baths, Jankowski is also the author of six books including Kitchens & Baths, Designs for Living. She lives in New York City.
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Rockport Publishers (July 2001)