The Best Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen and Bath in 2020

Our annual overview presents the most exciting products for the kitchen and bath—plus expert advice on how to make the most of each space.
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From hosting an unforgettable dinner party to streamlining a morning routine, this year’s panel of experts knows their way around a kitchen or bathroom. Read their tips and recommendations below, and check out our product picks for each occasion.

How to Power Up Your Powder Room

Delia Kenza at her home in Brooklyn, New York, where she renovated a teeny-tiny powder room tucked underneath the staircase.

Interior designer Delia Kenza grew up in New York City and now lives in the Brooklyn brownstone her aunt once called home. It’s one of many townhouses she has renovated across the city, and she is an expert at revamping historic homes for contemporary living. One of the trickiest—and tiniest—spaces to add or update in these narrow buildings is the parlor floor powder room.

See Delia’s tips for elevating your own.

Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn tells us her most important tips for hosting guests.

Dominique Crenn is the first female chef in the United States to receive three Michelin stars—earned by her San Francisco restaurant Atelier Crenn, which she opened in 2011. She went on to launch Petit Crenn, a bistro focused on Breton cuisine, and Bar Crenn, a 1930s Paris–inspired salon. Needless to say, she knows a thing or two about entertaining.

See her guidelines for cooking for guests.

London mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana, the mind behind several of London's and the world's most favorite bars, shares what it takes to host a great cocktail party.

Ryan Chetiyawardana has been the toast of London’s cocktail scene since he opened his first bar, White Lyan, in 2013. He has racked up accolades—including World’s Best Bar for Dandelyan, recently reinvented as Lyaness—that cite his inventive drinks, home-grown botanicals, and spaces that generate little waste. His first U.S. offering, Silver Lyan, opens in Washington, D.C., in January. 

See his tips for throwing a great cocktail party.

Beauty aficionado Jean Godfrey-June tells us about her daily routine and how you can do it too.

"I don’t differentiate between beauty and wellness," says Jean Godfrey-June. Since taking over as beauty director at Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop in 2015, she has led the conversation about "clean" products, eschewing anything with potentially toxic ingredients, and has approached beauty as being about self-fulfillment rather than fixing flaws. Naturally, we asked for her guidance on setting up a sanctuary of self-care.

See what she had to say.



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