A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
30 May 2012
I appreciate electronic, touchless soap dispensers as much as the next greasy-handed person, but there's a charm to this old-fashioned globe model the new designs can't match. Once in a while, reproductions—sometimes of dubious quality—come on the market; a better bet is a regular trolling on Ebay. Here's a current listing.
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.