It's cutlery confession time: I have never liked slotted blocks [too clunky on the counter] nor magnetic strips [visually haphazard] for keeping my knives in order. But stashing them all in a drawer is not always convenient. Here's a tidy and efficient solution: a glass-and-cherry wood rack that slides along the backsplash. alno.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. 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.