The world, these days, is not exactly awash in good news; perhaps the upcoming Olympics will give us something to cheer about. Let's try to get in the spirit with this earth-toned turn on the Union Jack. By letting the wall planking show through so boldly, it puts a handcrafted spin on the typically slick treatment of super-graphics. dehnbloomdesign.com
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.