Sun-bleached sailcloth drapes, improvised drawer pulls of manila cording, thick walls of limestone rubble: all cues that this kitchen, designed by Paola Navone, is located seaside. I find the space more about ambience than function, but summer's almost here, and so that's alright. paolanavone.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.