Luxurious baths boasting efficient floor plans, open kitchens with a protected cook's space, and trendsetting ideas about water stewardship characterize this year's top winners.

Grand Award Winners

2014 Watermark Project of the Year

The highest honor for our annual Watermark Awards for excellence in kitchen and bath design was awarded to a project that showcases and...

Sagaponack House, Sagaponack, N.Y.

A design that blends with this stunning seaside site and materials that will weather the sea air generate a truly indoor-outdoor kitchen.

Crook Cup Bow Twist Powder Room

A powder room serves as a light source and makes a tiny, utilitarian room into a light box. A 2014 Watermark Awards Grand winner.

Hillside Residence Kitchen

A kitchen-centric remodel revolves around an inventive and efficient galley setup that opens up to the rest of the house.

Bath in a Classical Revival Residence, Greenwich, Conn.

A master bath feels luxurious thanks to beautifully synchronized amenities and masterful melding of varied styles.

The Biltmore Residence, Naples, Fla.

Detailing the ceiling in this small, sleek condo kitchen caught the attention of our jury and earned a grand award in the kitchen...

Merit Award Winners

Castenada Master Bath

A light-filled bath in a compact space boasts all the demands of a master suite.

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Country Club Kitchen, Edina, Minn.

“The kitchen improves the whole design of the house,” enthused our jurors about this renovation project.

Far Pond, Southampton, NY

Our jury awarded this laser-cut steel wall with a floating cooktop a Detail Award because they felt this “composed and highly detailed...

Hydeaway House, Sonoma, Calif.

A vacation home's open kitchen is a hard-working cooking and partying space that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the house.

Kitchen With a View, Chicago

When former clients bought the property next door to their Cohen and Hacker-designed house, they enlisted the architects to renovate their...

Mandeville Canyon Residence, Los Angeles

Like interlocking pieces, the elements of this compact and luxurious bath make for a dynamic space that brings the outside in.