A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
25 January 2012
Please excuse me while I rhapsodize a bit. Each piece of Plateau Block tile pairs a sculpted, raised rectangle with a rough and crumbly 'empty' patch. In and of itself, this contrast creates a compelling surface treatment, but when you think about how it represents the processes of construction and erosion, it assumes [Pun alert!] another dimension entirely. It's offered in four colors. Lixil
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.