Happy Australia Day! To celebrate, here's a shot of Aussie-turned-international designer Marc Newson's bathroom. Famously averse to sharp angles in his work, this space soothes with gentle contours and a muted palette. The grey stripes of the Linac marble sheathing the walls resemble all too closely the drizzly winter day here—let's hope it's sunnier Down Under. marc-newson.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.