2012 Winners of People's Pick

America's favorite Kitchen and Bath design revealed. Browse images and view interviews with the 2012 winners, courtesy of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.
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HGTVRemodels.com and the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) are proud to announce the 2012 People's Pick for best kitchen and bath design.

HGTVRemodels.com and the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) are proud to announce the 2012 People's Pick for best kitchen and bath design.

By: Virginia Switzer

Browse images and view interviews with the 2012 winners, courtesy of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

Best Kitchen Design: Comfortable Elegance

Lavish attention to detail belies the hard-working functionality in this elegant kitchen designed by Tracy Scalzo, CMKBD. It is comfortable and lush at the same time with notable features such as custom copper-foiled mullions on glass front wall cabinetry, a stainless and copper basket-weave apron front sink, and blow glass pendant lighting.

Comfortable Elegance in the Kitchen

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Chic Surroundings

Lavish attention to detail belies the hard-working functionality of this kitchen. Photo courtesy of Tom Harper Photography

Comfort and Luxury

It is comfortable and lush at the same time with notable features such as custom copper-foiled mullions on glass front wall cabinetry, a stainless and copper basket-weave apron front sink, and blow glass pendant lighting. Photo courtesy of Tom Harper Photography

One Material, Two Ways

The unfinished stone countertops complement the rough texture of the stone backsplash beautifully. Photo courtesy of Tom Harper Photography

Custom Coffee Machine

A built in coffee maker is a conversation piece. Having the machine installed on the wall liberates valuable counter space. Photo courtesy of Tom Harper Photography

Culinary Features

Having a hot water source close makes boiling water a breeze. Photo courtesy of Tom Harper Photography

Best Bath Design: A Spa for All

Designer Yuko Matsumoto created this soothing spa-like bathroom to go beyond what's apparent in accommodating the homeowners’ lifestyle. As part-time dog breeders, the expansive space also houses veterinary supplies, equipment, a puppy whelping area, and hidden dog door to a kennel area. Textured tile, frosted glass mosaic tiles and a frameless shower are just some of the compatibly warm design details.

A Spa for All

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A Place to Relax

This soothing spa-like bathroom goes beyond what's apparent in accommodating the homeowners' lifestyle. Photo courtesy of Douglas Johnson Photography

Enough Space for Everyone

As part-time dog breeders, the expansive space houses veterinary supplies, equipment, a puppy whelping area, and a hidden dog door to a kennel area. Photo courtesy of Douglas Johnson Photography

Inviting Details

Textured tile, frosted glass mosaic tiles and a frameless shower are just some of the compatibly warm design details. Photo courtesy of Douglas Johnson Photography

Illuminating Surroundings

Lighting tucked away under the cabinets provide enough illumination to navigate the space and set a relaxing mood when taking a shower. Photo courtesy of Douglas Johnson Photography

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