Nerve center. Command capsule. The very heart of your home. Much is expected of this room beyond piping in water and heating up food. These five kitchens are so different in style, but the one thing they have in common is how well they work -- both in form and function -- for the people who live in them.
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A kitchen remodel can significantly increase the value of your home, so it requires special attention, of course. If you're in the market for a smart, stunning kitchen renovation, scroll through for 15 genius ideas that will withstand the test of time.