No matter where they are located, from a Craftsman kitchen in the Midwest to a Japanese-style bath in the Pacific Northwest, the 2012 Watermark Award winners fit in beautifully with their environs. To learn more, take a look at the top picks from this year's kitchen and bath showcase.
Amy Albert is editor of Custom Home and a senior editor at Builder. She covers all aspects of design. Previously, she
was kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit;
before that, she was senior editor at Fine
Cooking, where she shot, edited, and wrote stories on kitchen design. Amy
studied art history with an emphasis on architecture and urban design at the
University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Los Angeles. Write her at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow her on Twitter @CustomHomeMag and @amyatbuilder, or join her on Custom Home's Facebook page.