A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
12 September 2011
We Interrupt This Blog...
...to tell you about a novel way to see what's new in kitchen design. Taking place from 17-23 September, thirty cabinet manufacturers located along a twenty-two mile stretch of the A30 highway in Germany open their doors to visitors. Less of a concentrated experience than a trade show, more topical and far-reaching than most design centers, the concept—while limited to locations where one industry is dominant [think vineyards and wineries]—is quite intriguing. Learn more about Küchenmeile here, and gute Reise if you go!
is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen and bath industries. An editor at publications ranging from Arts + Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the presence of true beauty.