A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
23 January 2012
As our weekend snow begins to thaw, unexpected forms are melting into view, putting me in mind of this kitchen by Tehran-based Ryra Studio. Commissioned, appropriately enough, by a ski resort for its guest lodgings, it conjures the bumpy topography of a mogul run—albeit one snugly outfitted with hot water and cooking facilities.
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.