05 December 2013
In Nancy Braithwaite's design, artist Robert Kuo's sculptures effect a reversal not only of scale, but of role as well—being scrutinized by enormous toads while bathing isn't exactly a prescription for a relaxed soak. But imagine the room without the amphibian accents, and you're left with a run-of-the-mill bath, albeit a nicely appointed one.
04 December 2013
Gee's Bend collective, when it comes to hard surfaces, I can appreciate the more ethnic/graphic treatment of these ceramic tiles. This pavonine patchwork gives just a taste of the Chateaux collection's 22 color and pattern combinations. winchestertiles.com
03 December 2013
02 December 2013
In truth, this isn't so much a kitchen as it is a sweet piece of art direction. The most basic cabinets and counters have been intriguingly accessorized. Such eclecticism is capped off by the portrait of a chef, conspicuously implying that a culinary talent is in residence. chelseahing.com.au
29 November 2013
If the promise of this 1969 range—an oven that self-cleaned at low temperatures—held true, I'm guessing there would be a lot of spotless appliances today.
28 November 2013
27 November 2013
This Combi-Steam oven, with its surprisingly spacious cavity and multiple cooking modes, would be an appliance to be grateful for, then or now. mieleusa.com