C'est Vrai

And now for something completely [or mostly] different.

While I'm a fan of progressive design, I'm an equally ardent booster of quality work, and this ornate Versailles tub filler is an example—flamboyant in style it may be—of extraordinary craftsmanship. In fact, the manufacturer belongs to the Enterprise du Patrimoine Vivant, a French government-backed guild of sorts whose members maintain a commitment to culture and artisan skills in areas as diverse as gastronomy, built heritage and decoration. volevatch.fr