A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
03 July 2012
I'm pleased to report that there's more to kitchen seating than bar stools or banquettes. Meet the 'dinner sofa'. There's quite a variety of models: some are L-shape, some have armrests, some even have back supports that recline. A rather ingenious concept, I think, and one that may well spawn a host of imitators. This particular style is called Barbo. koinor.com
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.