No wonder the kitchen is usually the most-remodeled room in the house--it's the home's "nerve center," a warm and cozy place for family to gather, for hosting small, informal parties, and for cooking up a storm. How will you make it work for you? Hundreds of solutions to your most common kitchen problems appear here with imaginative, inspiring ideas ranging from total makeovers to simple touches that turn it into the highlight of your home. Pick and choose from design schemes for new cabinets, appliances, counters and other preparation surfaces, clean-up accessories, direct and indirect lighting, seating, and so much more. Both showcase and workplace, at last your kitchen can express your lifestyle and taste.