As a long Monday comes to a close, I am very much soothed by how the Elle kitchen sets off a sundry collection of cooking tools. Which isn't to say that its simple form and smoky oak finish call for some sort of extraneous accessories to coax it to life; inherently elegant, the design stands comfortably on its own. I just appreciate how easily it can share the stage with typical kitchen clutter. cesar.it
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.