Somehow—perhaps it's the way the grey-stained cabinets catch the sun—this clean-lined kitchen feels both warm and cool to me. Such ambient versatility is much appreciated today, as we're once again on the ramp-up to another hot spell, and even a bit of virtual shade is welcome. chelseaatelier.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.