By Becca Bergman Bull
Dining rooms are grand, bedrooms are peaceful, but everyone knows that a kitchen is the soul of the home — the official unofficial gathering place, where the day revs up and winds down. And whether it's because so many of us fantasize about casually turning out gourmet meals with a glass of wine in hand or just eating delicious food while surrounded by family and friends, it seems no other room is more ripe for aspirational design and accessorizing than the once-humble kitchen. For inspiration, we've collected dreamy cooking-and-dining spaces of all styles from 12 top designers.
by Becca Bergman Bull
Drawing on a wide network of young artists and her training as a painter, San Francisco interior designer Lauren Geremia is quickly making a name for herself with projects that include the offices of Dropbox and Instagram.
by Nathalie Pierrepont