A selective review of the products, places and perspectives central to kitchen and bath design
31 July 2012
Glazed and Confused
Artist Ruan Hoffmann's work is unabashedly personal; he has likened his ceramic work to diary entries. Part of his 'Entrapercevoir' series, the 'Much Love Me' collection [I'm tempted to call it a 'chapter'] mixes pictorial pieces with tiles painted with phrases; a provocative verbal complement to his haunting visual story. Images on the 12x12 limestone squares are lithographed, and each of the twenty tiles in the group is offered in a limited edition of 100. cletile.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.