A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
23 March 2012
In 1957, it must have been the ultimate corner-office perk: to suavely swing open the faux-wood-paneled door of the mini-fridge, grab a cold one and toast the close of a deal. Of course, the Executive 500 would still be a status symbol in today's workplace [although it looks a little large for the typical cube farm], as would its residential counterpart, the Party Port. Grab a floor pillow, spin some platters and pass the Pigs in Blankets!
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.