Both have changed dramatically in design. If your budget permits, a full remodel is a good investment. These days, people gather in the kitchen to socialize and cook together. Change the cabinetry to update the look and function of your kitchen. It will add more efficient storage options. Kitchens now include islands and desks with a charging station for cell phones and electronic gear. If a full kitchen remodel is not in the budget, give it a facelift! Try a new cabinet finish, new hardware, and new appliances. You’ll love the look and the energy cost savings too. Updating the master bathroom is money well spent. Enlarge the shower, raise the counter height, increase the lighting, change the toilet and sinks and add a make-up mirror. Having a serene retreat for relaxation will boost your spirits. Designers are specifying materials that are easier to maintain, yet beautiful. The best way is to schedule a consultation with a professional interior designer to work out a solution that fits your budget and needs. Working with a designer takes the guesswork out of a project, minimizes stress and avoids costly mistakes. They can work on an hourly basis, or establish a design fee based on the scope of the work to be done.